Committee

Club Officers and their roles

Mike Selwood

Chairman

Responsible for:

Maintaining the clubs purpose and direction within the constitution; chair of all club meetings having a casting vote only.

Ensuring the club has regular meetings and is promoted and run to its best possible potential for the future.

Chairman shall hold office for a maximum of 4 years consecutively.

Jim Hughes

Vice Chairman

Responsible for:

To support the Chairman in his/her duties, and cover any periods of absence by the Chairman by conducting meetings in a regular and orderly fashion.

To oversee the work of the following representatives: Juniors, Sponsorship, Club Recorder, and Recruiting.

In conjunction with respective Captains and Coxswains to be part of the selection sub-Committee for the Club, and to chair the selection meeting.

Nigel Pinnick

Treasurer

Responsible for:

All matters concerning the clubs finances, to ensure the production of audited accounts for the Annual General Meeting and to keep the committee regularly updated on its financial situation.

Examples of when you should contact your Treasurer?
* When you have collected monies which need to be paid into the club bank account.
* When you need authorisation to spend money on behalf of the club.

Sarah Nield

Secretary

Responsible for:

Liaising with other clubs and the CPGA. Replying to other clubs’ event invites.

Booking committee meetings and keeping the minutes up to date.

Sending out newsletters once a month, keeping members up to date on happenings in the club and within the CPGA.

Examples of when you should contact your Secretary?
* If you ever want to read committee meeting minutes.
* If you have a question about another event or our own event.
* If you wish to bring something up with the committee for discussion at a meeting.

Kate Scoley

Membership Secretary

Responsible for:

Administrating Club membership

Examples of when you should contact your Membership Secretary?
* If you have a query about membership fees.
* If you need to update your membership details (change of address etc).

Andy Grigg

Rowing Secretary

Responsible for:

All operational matters concerning the boats and rowing.

Coordinating rowing/training sessions, in particular club night and novice rowing.

Ensuring boats are in the right place and arranging towers.

Part of the selection sub-committee for the club in conjunction with respective captains and coxswains.

Can generally be found in the Ladies’ crews, Club/Novice Rowing, and at all socials.

Examples of when you should contact a Rowing Officer?
* To book a boat for an unscheduled training session or social row.
* With any queries relating to Club or Novice rowing.

Loz Cann

Ladies' Captain

Responsible for:

Promoting the sport of gig rowing within the club by assessing, motivating and organising members in accordance with their individual goals and abilities.

Encouraging a competitive spirit, whilst maintaining a social aspect for all to enjoy.

Ladies’ crew selection and organising coxswains for relevant crews in conjuction with coxswains and the rowing officer.

Arranging and co-ordinating training schedules as appropriate either on or off the water.

Can generally be found in the Ladies’ crews, at Club/Novice Rowing, and at any socials.

Examples of when you should contact your Ladies’ Captain?
* If you have any queries about ladies’ crews.
* If you find yourself unable to attend a training session.
* If you have any queries about on or off water training.

Tom Bryant

Men's Captain

Responsible for:

Promoting the sport of gig rowing within the club by assessing, motivating and organising members in accordance with their individual goals and abilities.

Encouraging a competitive spirit, whilst maintaining a social aspect for all to enjoy.

Men’s crew selection and organising coxswains for relevant crews in conjuction with coxswains and the rowing officer.

Arranging and co-ordinating training schedules as appropriate either on or off the water.

Can generally be found in the Men’s crews, at Club/Novice Rowing, and at any socials.

Examples of when you should contact your Men’s Captain?
* If you have any queries about men’s crews.
* If you find yourself unable to attend a training session.
* If you have any queries about on or off water training.

Julie Pickerill

Veterans' Captain

Responsible for:

Promoting enjoyable gig rowing for all, especially those almost past their peak of physical performance, both in competitive racing for veterans (over 40) and social rowing, including coastal explorations and hostelry assessments.

Selection of veterans` crews in cahoots with coxes and the other captains.

Can occasionally be found in the Old Quay Inn, Devoran, at events or training sessions.

Examples of when you should contact your Vets’ Captain?
* If you think you may be over forty but can’t remember.
* If you would like to come out with the vets.
* If you can’t attend a vets’ crew session.

Janet Wiegold

Juniors' Captain

Responsible for:

Co-ordinating training for juniors.

Juniors’ crew selection for competitive events.

Liaising with parents.

Can generally be found at Juniors Rowing, and at any socials.

Examples of when you should contact your Juniors’ Captain?
* If you have any queries about Junior’s crews.
* If you find yourself unable to attend a training session.
* If you have any queries about on or off water training.

Nigel Young

Bosun

Responsible for:

Ensuring that the correct and timely maintenance of all club equipment takes place.

Can generally be found in the Men’s crews, Club/Novice Rowing, and at all socials.

Examples of when you should contact your Bosun?
* To report any damage to the gigs, oars, radios, lifejackets etc. or any malfunction relating to the above.
* If you have any queries about boat maintenance.
* If you have any queries about boating procedures.
* If you have any questions about club equipment.

Mel Johns

Welfare Officer

Responsible for:

Ensuring compliance to the CPGA policies and procedures for child protection and should be the person that any concerns are reported to.

Examples of when you should contact your Welfare Officer?
* If you have a concern about yourself, or another person.
* If you require a CRB clearance. The welfare officer and junior coordinator/coxes hold junior members emergency contact details and medical information.

Chris Manning

Health & Safety Officer

Responsible for:

Ensuring that we can enjoy gig rowing in a safely. This involves keeping club members aware of the safest way to enjoy our sport, keeping the radios charged and keeping the contents of the safety box up-to-date. If you have any concerns or queries please feel free to get in touch with me.

Examples of when you should contact your Health & Safety Officer?
* If you have a concern about the safety of the boats and/or crew members.

Position Vacant

Fundraising Officer

Responsible for:

Fundraising and grant applications.

Examples of when you should contact your Fundraising Officer?
* If you have an idea for a fundraising event.
* If you know of any grants or sponsorship that we may be eligible for.

Bethany Sheppard

Public Relations Officer

Responsible for: