sumc at sumc.org.uk
Mon Feb 23 16:53:04 GMT 2015
We are coming to the end of the year and will be holding an AGM in the not
too distant future where we will vote in next year's committee and you can
have your say about the club.
If you think you're friendly, responsible, approachable and organised and
feel that you have the skills to fill any of the roles listed below, then
you should definitely think about standing for a position! If you don't
think you're those things, but others think you are then you should also
consider standing. If you know you aren't any of these things and don't
even want to be part of the committee anyway then you should still come
along as there may well be free cookies and you can give us your feedback
on how you think this year has gone and how we can improve for next year.
Here is a description of each position as well as the name of the person
who currently holds it so that you know who to talk to if you're interested:
*President *(Matt Everett)
The head of the club and responsible for organising training sessions
(Monday and Thursday nights), day trips and weekend trips. Is the
main liaison with Sport Swansea and chairs committee meetings, providing
the agenda and delegating tasks to other committee members. The candidate
must be friendly, approachable, organised, responsible, authoritative,
safety conscious, committed and ready to put a lot of time and energy into
the club. They must be competent and knowledgeable in climbing matters both
indoors and outdoors but do not necessarily have to climb E-grades.
*Secretary *(Betty Rotsides)
Responsible for taking, writing up and circulating minutes from committee
meetings and booking accommodation for weekend trips (incl. liaison with
owners). Also is responsible for BMC memberships, helping with the
paperwork on Monday nights and general admin tasks. Although this may not
sound much, it cannot be overstated how important this role is. The
candidate must be very organised, professional, helpful, reliable and
*Treasurer *(Chris Lyus)
Responsible for organising and keeping track of the club's finances both in
the tin and the club account. Responsible for collecting money on all club
trips and for liaising with the S.U. finance office. Must be organised,
trustworthy, reliable and have some affinity with numbers.
*Gear Rep *(Jess Rogers)
Cares for and keeps track of all club equipment including trad gear,
bouldering mat, harnesses, shoes and ropes. Responsible for organising the
transport of the appropriate equipment to all club trips and for making
sure it all comes back. Makes sure that the equipment is safe for use by
club members but is NOT responsible for washing ropes. The candidate must
be organised and have some background knowledge in gear use, maintenance
and damage inspection as well as having somewhere safe and large enough to
keep it all. For this role having a car is very useful
*Training Officer (*Matt France)
Manages the bouldering team and is responsible for everything related to
them including BUCS applications, transport, accommodation and training
sessions. Must be a competent and skilled boulderer with a knowledge of
training and technique. May also be involved in the running of general
training sessions for other club members such as learn to lead days/nights
and fear management courses. Must be committed to the team and able to
train at least three times a week.
*Social Sec *(Adam Walker)
Organises all socials and books all relevant rooms and transport as well as
informing members of what is occurring through facebook, e-mail and
announcements. Responsible for organising the Christmas ball with the
hiking club and making members feel welcome in the club. Must be really
friendly and approachable and, ideally, imaginative so that they can come
up with great social ideas.
*Management Rep (*Alex Linge)
Essentially an advisory role, the candidate must have committee experience
and be helpful and responsible.
*Web Sec *(Matt Everett)
Responsible for managing the SUMC website, our space on the S.U. website
and opening sign-ups etc. Must be fairly knowledgeable about web design/
Have a think about whether you are suitable for a role. You don't have
anything to lose by standing.
Swansea University Students Union
c/o Swansea University Mountaineering Club
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