Club Constitution

6. Officers of the Club

*Starred positions are compulsory under Archery Ireland Rules
**Double-starred positions require specific training
The officers of the club will be:

  • Chair/President *
  • Vice Chair/Vice President
  • Honorary Secretary*
  • Treasurer*
  • Children’s Officer**
  • Designated Person**
  • Competitions Co-ordinator
  • Coaching Co-ordinator
  • Club Welfare/Health and safety Officer
  • Public Relations Officer
  • Vetting Officer**
  • Any other relevant position

Officers will be elected annually at the AGM. All officers will retire after a set time period but may be eligible for re-appointment.

7. Committee

The club will be managed through the Management Committee consisting of:

  • The following Officer posts will have the right to vote at meetings of the Management Committee:
    • Chairperson/President
    • Secretary
    • Treasurer
    • Children’s Officer
    • Public Relations Officer
    • Competitions Coordinator
  • The Management Committee will be convened by the Secretary of the club and hold no less than six meetings per year.
  • The quorum required for business to be agreed at Management Committee meetings will be 3 (three).
  • The Management Committee will be responsible for adopting new policy, codes of practice and rules that affect the organisation of the club.
  • The Management Committee will have powers to appoint sub-committees as necessary and appoint advisers to the Management Committee as necessary to fulfil its business.
  • The Management Committee will be responsible for disciplinary hearings of members who infringe the club rules/regulations/constitution. The Management Committee will be responsible for taking any action of suspension or discipline following such hearings.

8. Finance

  • All club monies will be banked in an account held in the name of the club.
  • The Club Treasurer will be responsible for the finances of the club.
  • The financial year of the club will end on 31st October.
  • A statement of annual accounts will be presented by the Treasurer at the AGM.
  • The approved statement of annual accounts will be sent to the treasurer of Archery Ireland each year. (This is a requirement of Archery Ireland)
  • Any cheques drawn against club funds should hold the signatures of the Treasurer plus at least one other officer.