The General Committee meets about ten times a year, and has a supporting smaller Governance Committee which meets as required. The General Committee and Officers are elected by members each year at the Club's Annual General Meeting.The Player Development group chaired by Douglas Russell, and the Premises group chaired by Mark Robertson. The Regional Recorder's and Bridge Conduct Sub-Committee details are below. Also see the lists of Presidents since 1931 and the Life members.
From Nov 2016 General Committee
From Nov 2015 General Committee
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From Nov 2014 General Committee
2015 Governance Committee
|Anne Barrowclough||Acting Vice President|
|Allan Morris||2010-11 President|
|Barnard Janet||Life Member|
|Barrowclough Anne||Co-opted member|
|Marryatt Sharon||Acting Treasurer|
|Watt Russell||Immediate past President, Life Member|
|Tangney Deborah||Club Manager non-voting|
|Hopkins Anthony||Vice President|
|Mansell Rineke||Acting Treasurer|
|Atkinson Julie||Club Manager non-voting|
The Club President chairs the group of five experienced players. Issues should be raised either by posting a letter to the Club addressed to the Bridge Conduct Committee, Auckland Bridge Club or by email to the Club President (and NOT to the General Committee). The Conduct Committee aims to conclude their discussions within one month of receipt of a written query.
Players with concerns which they may not wish to raise with either the Director or with the Bridge Conduct Sub Committee are also free to contact their Regional Recorder, Russell Watt.
A bridge Recorder is an experienced player who is available for informal advice; this could be about an issue of play, bidding or etiquette. Any bridge player may contact the Recorder to help them decide whether to take an incident to formal appeal, or just to report a concern about another bridge player’s behaviour (at or away from the table).
Communications with a Recorder should remain strictly confidential to that person alone. A Recorder receives, investigates communicates, as appropriate, with those involved with a reported incident, especially the reporter and the subject. A record of all incident reports, along with records of investigation and resolution, is maintained.
The Recorder may make or assist with an impartial presentation of evidence to a disciplinary committee or may present a complaint to his or her appointing organisation. The New Zealand Bridge Board appoints a national Recorder, who is available for consultation at national events. Each of the seven regional committees should appoint a Regional recorder, who , whenever possible, should be available at regional events and tournaments.
|Name of Committee||Player Development Sub-committee|
|Membership||Tracey Lewis, Bruce Wright, Lee McGovern|
|Reporting||Report to the General Committee, monthly initially|
|Purpose||To consider, design and implement coherent developmental pathways through the Club for players of all levels. This will include any aspect of the Club's activities that lead to player educational and development outcomes, such as restricted Club sessions and tournaments. It will also include policy matters covering the delivery of such pathways.|
|Timeframe||Make recommendations to the General Committee by late August in order to implement proposals in the 2016 Programme.|
|Term||The Committee is expected to be in place for a considerable period of time as educational activities are of paramount importance|
|Metrics||The Committee is expected to establish metrics through which the success of their strategies can be assesses and discussed|
Chaired by Mark Robertson.
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