The English Cross Country Association holds its Annual Open Meeting this year on Saturday 22 May at the Smart Aston Court Hotel, Midland Road, Derby DE1 2SL (TBC – members will be advised nearer the time on the venue); the venue is across the road from Derby railway Station and starts at 12 noon. All Clubs affiliated to England Athletics for cross country running are eligible to attend and vote.
The Annual Open meeting is empowered to:
- elect Officers.
- elect up to 6 members of the General Committee, note although the General Committee consists of up to 18 members, at least 1/3 of the Committee is up for election each year.
- receive the current financial statement.
- appoint auditors.
- consider any proposed changes to the Constitution.
- consider any other matters of which due notice has been given.
The Officers will be elected for a three-year term of office with one Officer retiring each year. The current Officers are:
- Honorary Secretary Ian Byett
- Honorary Treasurer Richard Inchley
- Chairman John Temperton
The Honorary Secretary will stand down this year and offer himself for re-election.
Nominations for places on the General Committee and/or Honorary Secretary will be accepted in writing or by personal email and any other Proposals for business to be conducted must be received by the Hon Sec by Saturday 24 April. Each affiliated organisation to England Athletics is entitled to one vote at the Annual Open meeting, no postal votes or proxies are permitted with the terms of the constitution. Details of the Agenda will be available by Saturday 1 May.
Hon Sec, English Cross Country Association