Your club needs you – Newcastle Tennis Club AGM – Monday 2 March, 7pm

Newcastle Tennis Club is run on a volunteer basis – by members, for members. The more people involved in supporting the club in its decision-making, sporting and social activities, the better the club will be for the benefit of all.

Accordingly, all Club members are invited to the Club’s AGM which will take place in the Newcastle Centre at 7pm on Monday 2nd March.

The agenda for the meeting is as below.

1. Introduction by Acting Chairperson

2. Treasurer’s Report

3. Secretary’s Report

4. The new Constitution

5. Election of Officers


The Committee is proposing a revised club constitution. The draft proposed constitution can be found here – NTC Constitution (click link, then click link again on resulting page). If you have any points you wish to discuss in relation to the new constitution at the AGM, please submit them in writing or email to the club secretary by 24th February: Discussion on the new constitution at the AGM will be restricted to the written submissions received.

Election of new Club Officers

With a number of long-serving committee members stepping down this year, we really need some more members to put themselves forward for these roles. Advice and support will be given to any new post-holder who would find this useful. Any member wishing to apply for the following Club officer posts below should inform the Club secretary in writing / email before the 24th February:

1. Chairperson.

2. Vice-Chair.

3. Administrative Secretary.

4. Treasurer.

5. Competitions Secretary.

6. Public Relations Officer.

7. Junior Club Co-ordinator.

Note: rules for AGM voting, according to the relevant sections of the existing Club Constitution:

“Voting at the Annual General Meeting shall be restricted to members whose annual subscriptions have been fully paid or who are Life Members prior to the commencement of the meeting.

Decisions taken at the AGM shall be taken by a simple majority of those present entitled to vote and voting, motions for such decisions having been proposed and seconded.”

“Newcastle Tennis Club will permit all members over 16 years of age to vote, where possible. One parent / guardian should have one vote for all their children under 16 years of age, where relevant.”

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