Chair the committee meetings. Ensure all members of the committee have an opportunity to air their views; that the meetings stick to the agenda, ensuring that where necessary a discussion is brought to a conclusion and agreement reached on the next step. Where a vote is drawn the Chair has the deciding vote.
To assume the strategic responsibility for guiding the activities of the Club in accordance with its general strategy and policies
To ensure the actions agreed by the Committee are carried out
To be the final arbiter of any escalation process in the event of any issues or complaints, final deciding vote etc.
To represent or arrange for representation of the Club at the British Rowing regional level meetings and at meetings of other organisations, for example local rowing clubs, as required
Provide advice and support to the Captain when sought
Canvas members’ opinions and forward these to the committee where appropriate
Support the Captain in terms of allocation of equipment
Ensure any safety concerns are reported to the Safety Adviser
Ensure Welfare issues are referred to the Welfare Officer