4.1 The general management of "The Club" shall be vested in a Committee, elected annually and consisting of:
(d) Tournament Director
(e) Master Points Secretary
(f) Such ordinary members as the Committee decide.
Any two offices may be combined and held by one person.
4.2 Any person who is a member of "The Club" is eligible for election to the Committee.
4.3 Should a vacancy occur on the Committee then the remaining members of the Committee shall have the power to fill such a vacancy by appointing any other member of "The Club".
4.4 The Committee shall hold meetings as often as are necessary. At such meetings three(3) shall form a Quorum. In the absence of the Chairman the members present shall elect a temporary Chairman from amongst their number. At all Committee meetings the Chairman (or temporary Chairman) shall have an additional or casting vote in the event of a tied vote.
4.5 The Committee shall have the power to make bye-laws and to enter into any activity for the promoting or encouragement of Contract Bridge within the structure of the EBU; to make arrangements for conducting matches, tournaments and competitions; sending representatives to tournaments; spending money for the purpose of providing prizes for competitions or for meeting expenses.
4.6 The Committee may appoint sub-committees and co-opt any willing member on to the Committee or sub-committees for the purpose of conducting the business of "The Club". Members so co-opted shall have no voting powers.
4.7 The Committee may charge Table Money at such rates as it deems appropriate.
4.8 The Committee shall have the power to dismiss or suspend any member after having given such person the opportunity of making representations to a meeting of the Committee, or to exclude any other person. For the purpose of this rule the vote of no less than two thirds of the whole Committee shall be necessary. Any member so treated shall have the right of appeal to the membership at the next General Meeting.
4.9 Before the end of July each year the Committee shall publish a calendar of proposed events for the following twelve months but the Tournament Director shall have the power to vary this programme at any time he deems it necessary.