7. The Club affairs will be managed by a Committee (each member being elected or re-elected annually at the AGM) consisting of a Chairman, a Treasurer, a Secretary, (the Officers), and minimum of 3 other members. No member of the Club shall simultaneously hold more than one office. No ordinary member of the Committee shall serve for more than five consecutive years in that capacity, the Chairman for no more than three years and the other officers for no more than seven years. No member shall serve on the Committee for more than ten years consecutively. The Committee may co-opt additional members at its discretion, but the maximum number of members of the Committee shall be restricted to 10.
8. The Chairman of a meeting shall not vote except in the case of a tie, when he/she shall have the casting vote. The quorum for the Committee shall be four members including two of the Officers.
9. The affairs of the Club shall be managed by the Committee, and the Committee shall have the power to determine any issues arising in connection with the affairs of the Club except those specifically provided for in this Constitution.
10. Any decision made in a General Meeting shall be binding upon the Committee.
11. The aim of the Club is to be financially self-supporting and to this end the Committee shall propose a scale of charges for joining fees (if any), annual subscriptions and table money.
12. The Chairman shall take the chair at Committee and General Meetings and be the Club spokesman. In the absence of the Chairman, the Committee or General Meeting shall select one of their members to chair the meeting.
13. The Treasurer shall arrange the collection of subscriptions and table money and other sums due to the club; pay such sums as are required in respect of: hire of premises and other routine expenditure, payments authorised by minutes of Committee meetings, payments authorised by the members at General Meetings and incidental payments such as postage and stationery; keep adequate records of assets, liabilities, income and expenditure of the Club; and prepare an annual statement for submission to the AGM, after due professional scrutiny.
14. The Secretary shall organise the keeping of a register of Members, prepare and issue agendas for and keep minutes of Committee and General Meetings. He/she shall also be responsible for liaising with the EBU and the County Association.
15. The commitee shall organise the Directors rota and be responsible for maintaining the level of directing in the Club.
16. Other Committee members shall assist the Chairman, Treasurer, and Secretary in the smooth running of the Club.
17. In the event of a vacancy arising during the year for any Officer of the Club, the Committee shall choose one of their number to fill the vacancy until the ensuing Annual General Meeting.
18. The Committee may from time to time appoint sub-committees, whose members may include Club members not on the Committee, to undertake such aspects of administration of the Club as it shall think fit.
19. Proceedings of the Committee and of any sub-committees shall be regulated in such manner as the Committee may from time to time determine. However, a member should withdraw whenever he/she has a conflict of interest.
20. The Committee shall make a report to each AGM concerning the affairs of the Club since the previous AGM.