August Committee Meeting Summary

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– Membership stands at 470 compared with 454 this time last year

– New banking arrangements will be put in place to achieve a major reduction in our credit card processing costs. Forms will be changed to include the 3 digit credit card security code

– ECAC numbers have remained steady at around 20 through the winter. ECAC has been booked for the summer season

– Eight nomination forms have been received for the 8 committee positions. Other arrangements for the AGM have been completed

– MAWA annual reports have been sent to AMA for inclusion in AMA AGM documentation

– State Championships in 2015 will be 7th March for pentathlons and 14th/15th for main weekend

-RRC & RRW medals will be presented at Darlington Dash 14th September 2014

-David Costin has volunteered to be race director for The City Rail Run. Thank you David and pleasing a new member has offered to help.

 

July Committee Meeting Summary

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  • Committee expressed concern with the state of the ECAC track when wet, despite recent maintenance work. Committee will monitor the situation and alternate facilities may need to be used.
  • Membership stands at 463
  • Preliminary work has started on 2015 Sunday program
  • Richard Blurton will attend the AMA Annual General Meeting in Melbourne (September 20-21) and the meeting with AMA in regard to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in Perth after the AGM.
  • Geoff Brayshaw looking at Pole Vault training and competition during summer and further information will be provided as it becomes available.
  • Poor attendance at Winter Throws Training and Damien Hanson following up to gauge level of interest.
  • Sarah Ladwig taking over as Race Director for Membership Run which will be renamed The Welcome Run.
  • Carol and Gillian trialling Canterbury Athletic tops for comfort and fit.