APPENDIX I – THE UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK MEN’S CRICKET CLUB CONSTITUTION
Proposals for changes to the structure of the executive committee
1. At a meeting of the executive committee on the 5th January 2015, the following proposals were proposed and duly voted on. All members were present. The results of the votes are detailed below with supporting comments.
Proposal 1: To (a) abolish the position of club secretary effective from the dissolution of the 2014/2015 executive committee, and (b) redistribute the current workload assigned to the club secretary among other executive committee members.
1) The current workload of the club secretary will be redistributed as follows:
a) Sponsorship: President
b) Coaching in schools: Club Captain
c) Other charitable activities: Fixtures Secretary.
In Favour: Nine, Against: One, Abstain: Three.
Proposal 2: To (a) end the practice of electing captains of the 2nd, 3rd and 4th XI, effective from the dissolution of the 2014/2015 executive committee and (b) make the 1st XI Captain a full member of the executive committee.
1) The team captains shall be appointed by the Club Captain and 1st XI Captain.
2) All appointments shall be ratified in full by the executive committee.
3) Members of the club shall be offered the chance to put themselves forward for consideration as team captains.
4) Captains shall be appointed no later than the beginning of BUCS squad trials.
5) This arrangement is on a one-season trial basis, and shall be reviewed at the end of the 2015/2016 playing season.
In Favour: Ten, Against: Nil, Abstain: Three.
Proposal 3: To (a) abolish the position of match secretary effective from the dissolution of the 2014/2015 executive committee, and (b) redistribute the current workload assigned to the match secretary among other executive committee members.
1) The current workload of the match secretary shall be redistributed as follows:
a) Club Kit & Ties: Fixtures Secretary
b) Match Teas: Team Captains.
In Favour: Eleven, Against: Nil, Abstain: Two.
Proposal 4: To abolish the practice of outsourcing executive committee member responsibilities to non-executive committee members effective July 2015.
1) This does not cover:
a) The appointment of a Friendly XI Captain.
b) The appointment of a Domestic Tour Secretary.
2) Accordingly, the maximum number of members that could make up an executive committee meeting commencing in the academic year 2015/2016 is thirteen (eight full executive committee members, three team captains, and the roles described in section 1 of these notes)
In Favour: Ten, Against: Three, Abstain: Nil.
1) Changes are effective commencing the dissolution of the 2014/2015 executive committee.
2) Minutes of the discussions relating to each proposal will be made available on request to the executive committee should further justification be desired.
3) All proposals reached the required benchmark of two-thirds support (nine members) within the executive committee and were all duly carried.