Tees Rowing Club The Slipway North Shore Stockton-on-Tees TS18 2NL

Assistant Secretary

Sophie Whisson

  • Generally assist the Secretary in the administration of the Club
  • Maintain the club notice board
  • In conjunction with the Secretary, review and update Tees RC policies and procedures for approval
  • Assist the Secretary by proof reading articles prior to wider circulation
  • Be prepared to deputise for the Secretary at Committee Meetings
  • Issue notice of meetings, agendas and prepare draft minutes of Committee meetings in the absence of the Secretary
  • Book rooms in the boat house as and when required
  • Keep abreast of British Rowing Guidelines, Policy and Procedures
  • Support other Committee members in their roles
  • Canvas members’ opinion and forward these to the Committee where appropriate
  • Ensure any safety concerns are reported to the Safety Adviser
  • Ensure any accidents witnessed or heard about are correctly reported
  • Ensure the club rules and bye-laws are abided by
  • Ensure Welfare issues are reported in accordance to policy

  • Ideally has worked on the Tees Rowing Club committee, or that of another club, and therefore is familiar with how a committee works within a club environment
  • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to work confidentially
  • Ideally knowledge of British Rowing guidelines and governance, but not essential

  • 2 hours per month to attend the committee meetings
  • 2 hours per month to prepare draft minutes of meetings (when requested)
  • 2 hours per month to spend on other Assistant Secretary roles and responsibilities