Braintree Area


Braintree Area Trustee Committee Members April 2019

Please be aware that due to the postponement of our AGM in April 2020, and some Members having stepped down during this difficult year, our current Committee Members are now reduced, they are listed below.

If you are interested in becoming a member of our Committee please look at the revised version Nomination Form for Committee v1. The Committee has been keeping in touch with U3A Head Office for guidance concerning AGM changes during this time. We understand that we can take nominations for whenever our new AGM date is set.

Please see the latest information from Shirley Tyrell sent to members on our Latest News page.

Data Protection

Members may be aware that The Data Protection Act 1998 has been replaced by The General Data Protection Regulation 2018. The Data Protection Policy was agreed by the Committee in September 2018. The new Braintree Area U3A Privacy Policy is also available, this was agreed at the 6th November 2019 meeting. These can be viewed in the right hand column for information and to download.

There was was no January 2020 Committee Meeting as it fell on New Years Day.

The February meeting minutes and meeting minutes from March, held by video conference, are in the right hand column.

You can send an email to a specific Committee Member by clicking on their name below.
All membership enquiries should be sent to the Membership Secretary, if you have other enquiries, and are unsure as to whom they should be addressed to, they will be forwarded as appropriate - or use our mobile telephone service available 24/7 on 07938 982 183 where messages can be left.

ChairShirley Tyrell
Vice ChairVacancy
TreasurerAlan James
Membership SecretaryRebecca Fuller
Groups Co-ordinatorElaine Orpe
Speaker Co-ordinatorPauline McAllister
Web Editor Jean Ryan
Technical AdviserAlan James
Committee MemberAnne Britton
Committee MemberSheila Vince

Your committee meets on the first Wednesday of each month. If you have ideas or suggestions for improvements to our branch of the U3A please forward to the Secretary at least 1 week before to be included on the meeting agenda. As we are currently without a secretary please forward any suggestions to Shirley Tyrell.

Any member of Braintree Area U3A can be nominated as a member of the committee by completing and submitting a nomination application form which will be made available from early January onwards.

Geoff Mead was re-elected as our Honorary President at the AGM on 17th April 2019. The Honorary President serves until the next Annual General Meeting. An Honorary President may be re-appointed at each AGM for a further term for as long as is agreed.

Click on this link to view or download the Braintree Area Constitution 2018

The latest Financial Report is also available there. If you want a copy of an earlier set of Minutes or a Financial Report please send a message to the Committee Secretary, Treasurer or Web Editor.