Notice of 10th Annual Open Meeting of ECCA

Notice of 10th Annual Open Meeting of ECCA

The 10th Annual Open Meeting of the ECCA (English Cross Country Association) will be held in Derby on Saturday 20th May 2017 at 12 noon.  A representative from all Clubs affiliated to England Athletics is welcome to attend and vote.

The full address of the venue is the Smart Aston Court Hotel, Midland Road, Derby DE1 2SL.  The Conference Room is on the ground floor of the Hotel; tea and coffee will be available from 11:30.

The following business will be conducted:

  1. Apologies for absence
  2. Chairman’s welcome and confirmation of the President for 2017/18 and then the Chain will be passed on to Richard Inchley, nominated by the South of England Athletic Association
  3. Chairman’s report.
  4. Honorary Treasurer’s report and financial statement.
  5. Election of the Chairman, for a 3 year period; John Temperton has been nominated by 1 Club and 1 Area Association and is duly elected.
  6. (i). Election of General Committee Members; one third of the Committee is due for election. This year 5 members are up for re-election.  Of these, nominations have been received from Clubs for Mick Robinson, Roger Everton, Les Outwin and Malcolm French and these are re-elected. New nominations have been received for Chris Stott and Tony Wood as Club representatives, they have been accepted and are duly elected.
    (ii) Vacancies exist on the General Committee and nominations from the floor will be accepted.
  7. Confirm the 2 nominations from each of the bodies representing Cross Country in the Midlands, North and South. These are Peter Burns & Rita Brownlie (Midlands) and Steve Gaines & Arwel Williams (North), Malcolm French & Graham Jessup (South).  
  8. Consider a proposal from Lincoln Wellington AC:
    First claim athletes of clubs not entering teams in the National XC and /o r National XC Relays may represent their respective University teams in those competitions. Such teams will not however be considered eligible to receive medals at these competitions.


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