[SUMC] AGM - Committee positions

SUMC Committee sumc at sumc.org.uk
Tue Apr 12 16:00:23 BST 2016

Hey guys,
Here is a short explanation of each position on the committee.

*President *(Tim Solway)

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 *(Emily Tongue)

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 *(Laura Sharpe)

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 *(Max Crawford)

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 (*Brodie Scott)

Manages the bouldering team and is responsible for everything related to
them including Varsity, 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 *(Tom Fuller)

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 *(Jess Rogers)

Essentially an advisory role, the candidate must have committee experience
and be helpful and responsible.

*Web Sec *(Alex Cutts)

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/

*Mountaineering officer *(Declan Mayo)

This position has been a trial position for this year and at the AGM we can
decide whether to keep it or get rid of the position. This role is
resposible for organising trips such as walking and scrambling instead of
or along side the usual trips which go on within the club. Must be
knowledgeable about navigation and safety when out on the mountains/hills.

Have a think about whether you are suitable for a role. You don't have
anything to lose by standing.

SUMC Committee

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