Core Group RolesBathLETS Core Group
|The Core Group are elected at the Annual
General Meeting. Between
them they cover the following list of tasks. Individuals may cover more
than one function, but if their workload become too onerous, they may subdivide
their roles and co-opt new core-group members or ask for help from members,
whilst keeping an overview.
|Co-ordinator: compiles agenda for and
chairs meetings, co-ordinates Events and Projects, compiles annual report,
liaises with national body.
|Secretary: minutes meetings and makes
them available to members.
|Membership: receives applications by
phone or email, makes contact by phone, arranges initial meeting if needed.
|Oliver Accountant: receives
stering cheques, sets up new accounts, administers online accounts for members
not yet online, takes monthly oliver fees
|Treasurer: banks cheques,
pays out expenses against claims, keep record of income and expenditure,
sets and monitors sterling budget, does end of year accounts.
|Directory Editor/ Administrator:
receives enquiries and messages from members and refers them on as appropriate,
edits directory, compiles newsletters, backs up database, provides technical
support and training.
|Broker: helps members to
trade, organises buddies where needed, attempts to resolve difficulties
and disputes in the first instance, monitors them and seeks help if needed.
|Outreach: links with local
representatives and other organisations, co-ordinates publicity efforts
in all media.
|Project Managers provide leadership
for particular projects, manage project accounts, write progress reports.
|Local Representatives are multi-taskers
who can answer local enquiries, outreach in their neighbourhoods, run social
events, and enrol new members. Their work is supported by the core functions
as above. Currently we are looking to recruit local organisers in all areas.
|Core Group members have the authority to
carry out the tasks in their job description between meetings. If
they come across matters requiring a joint policy decision they will place
them on the agenda for the next Core Group meeting, which will be held on
a regular basis depending on the volume of business. Special core group
meetings or general meetings may be held if needed. Dates of all meetings
are made known to members in advance. Please consult the Tutorial below
before contacting us, and we will update it in response to FAQs.