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The Role of Club Secretary

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October 21, 2012


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The Role of Club Secretary

The Secretary is the chief administrator in the Club. The duties are many and varied and call for a high degree of dedication. The Secretary has more to do with the practical running of the Club than any other officer. He/she should be a good organiser, be methodical and above all, be reliable. The duties dovetail with those of the Chairman and it is essential that both officers work as a team of which the Secretary will very often be the more active person.

Main Duties:

The main duties of the Club Secretary are summarised as follows:
1: Communication:

- With Club members and officers
- With the county Secretary and County Committee

2: Meetings

- Preparation for and follow up on assigned tasks
- Accurate recording of meeting minutes

3: Administration:

- Correspondence and keeping records
- Membership and registration
- Team affiliation
- Club Insurance
- Club property
- Working with County/Divisional Committee/Board

4: Club Planning

- Assisting in developing a Club plan

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