SAC CLUB ROLES (updated following 2024 AGM)

This document gives Club Members an insight into what is involved with each of the official SAC Club Roles. It is not a comprehensive list of responsibilities (a more detailed list is available).


President (Martin Hesketh)

  • Chair AGMs and EGMs
  • Be unbiased and impartial, give clear direction and set an example
  • Represent and actively promote the Club in a positive manner

Chair (to be appointed at March Committee)

  • Chair Committee Meetings
  • Notify of appointments, resignations and proposed changes Constitution
  • Report on the activities of the Club at the AGM

Secretary (Juliet Starbuck)

  • Schedule, agree agenda and minute Committee meetings, AGMs, EGMs
  • Deal with correspondence to the club
  • Handle administrative matters (e.g. memberships, insurance and legal matters)

Treasurer (Matt Honey)

  • Ensure that bills are paid and cash is banked and proper records are kept
  • Maintain proper insurance cover
  • Present timely financial accounts to the Committee and independently reviewed annual financial accounts at the AGM

Premises Officer (Malcolm Geal)

  • Ensure upkeep of SAC Clubhouse (repairs, utilities, heating, alarms, cleaning)
  • Hire of premises
  • Conduct regular inspections of the club premises

Membership Officer (Sue Ford-Dunn)

  • Maintain a database of Club Members that is available to relative club Officials
  • Respond to enquiries regarding Membership and welcome new Members
  • Administration of new memberships, renewals, registrations and qualifications

Communications Officer + Kit Liaison (Andy Pumfman)

  • Internal Comms: help members post content and share announcements
  • External Comms: oversee Website, public Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Press: Write and supply press releases, deal with publications / press
  • Link in with Kit Officers to bring updates to Committee

Welfare Officer (Sue Weekes)

  • Implementation of good practice and child and vulnerable adult protection policies
  • Oversee DBS checks and Safeguarding courses are undertaken
  • Available to manage issues arising concerning safeguarding and/or bullying

Activity Captains (Lawrence Naested, Alan Redman, Emma Russ, Moyra Amess, Martin Hesketh, Ian Richards, Roger Flyn)

  • Represent the views of the athletes within the club
  • Agree objectives for activity, and strategy, with Coaches and Committee
  • Report progress to SAC Committee and AGM

Committee Members without Office (Wayne Gosden, Nikki Pettit, Claire Ridley)

  • Be a link between the Committee and the broader membership
  • Help Committee Members with their responsibilities, should they require assistance
  • An introduction for those considering a Committee Officer role in the future

Kit Officers (Jon Barker)

  • Source suppliers for Club kit
  • Make membership aware of how to purchase Club kit
  • Liaise with members to gauge kit needs

Activity Coaches & Leaders

Activity Coaches

  • Design, plan and deliver effective coaching programmes to support objectives
  • Responsible for coaching standards and content – safety being paramount
  • Respond to coaching enquiries from potential / new / existing members

Run Leaders

  • Support Coaches as required