Bridlington U3A Committee 2018
Kevin Smith is the new Chair. He will be the ‘figure head’ of our U3A. His role is to oversee everything, facilitate and step in where required. He will chair committee meetings and lead the committee through the business of planning, implementing, and evaluating the activities of our U3A so that we meet the principles of the U3A movement. He will also oversee the arrangements for Spa meetings and lead the meetings.
Phyl O’Reardon is continuing as Treasurer. She has a watchdog role over all aspects of financial management. She collects, banks, pays out and accounts for money that flows through our U3A. She produces accounts for the monthly committee meetings for the purpose of forecasting and developing future cash management strategies. Phyl also produces an annual statement of account which she presents at the AGM.
Terry Buckle is continuing as Group Co-ordinator. He manages all 95 Interest Groups, and sets up new Groups. At Spa meetings he recruits new Group members; advises members on Group activities and gives a presentation outlining Group and activity news. For the Newsletter he writes articles; gives Group information, and provides Interest Group Sheets. He produces a diary for Groups and meetings using the U3A Centre. He informs the Website Administrator of changes to Group information.
Gerald Ewing-Nicholls is continuing as Social Secretary. He organises both day trips and holidays for U3A members. This involves him collecting in money from members; booking coaches and liaising with venue staff to ensure that trips take place in accordance with all regulations. Gerald also helps and gives advice to Group leaders when they arrange trips.
Lyn Kershaw is the new Business Secretary. She will collate the agenda for, and write the minutes of, the monthly committee meetings. She will also be the point of contact for our U3A with both Yorkshire And Humberside Region U3A and the U3A National Office. She will circulate relevant information from YAHR and National Office to members. Also, Lyn will oversee our statutory and regulatory responsibilities.
Evelyn Smith is the new Membership Secretary. She will act as the first point of contact for enquiries from prospective members. Evelyn will process application forms from new members, and renewal forms from existing members. The role also includes maintaining our membership database; keeping our gift aid, newsletter and email distribution lists up to date, and arranging the distribution of the Third Age Matters magazine.
Peter Clarke and Steph Kirke are the new Communications Officers. They will manage and update regularly our U3A’s website and Facebook page. They will send out our general e-mails as required to all our members who have email addresses. They will also develop and improve our communication with members as appropriate.
If you need information about becoming a Bridlington U3A Member please contact The Membership Secretary (Just Click on the Highlighted Word).