Our Exec

The organised ones.
The ExecMinutes

President

Mike Ducker

Studying: Biology, 3rd year

Fun fact: Holds the club record for holding a club record for the shortest length of time.

Role:

  • Ensure the club has areas for events and training
  • Answer any general queries
  • Organise the annual Warwick competition and Varsity competitions
  • Organise entries for club colours and other awards
  • Work with the exec to coordinate a successful Freshers publicity drive, and again for Refreshers if necessary
  • Correspond with other university clubs where needed
  • Liaise with Warwick Sport and the Sports Officer where needed
  • Ensure the university have up-to-date and accurate information about the club, our performance and the courses we run
  • Communicate to club members details of the exec and their responsibilities
  • Correspond with the secretary and make sure that they have the information required to fulfil their role
  • Ensure that there is good communication between all members of the exec and the rest of the club
  • Organise the chair exec meetings at times which a majority of the team can attend
 

Secretary

Becky Crabbe

Studying: Engineering, 2nd year

Fun fact: Have done ballet since 3 years old!

Role:

  • Support the President in their role when required
  • Work with the President to coordinate a successful Freshers publicity drive at the start of the academic year, and again for Refreshers if necessary
  • Take minutes at exec meetings
  • Ensure that a copy of the exec meeting minutes are publicly available when approved by an exec majority vote
  • Organise publicity materials
  • Update the code of conduct, risk assessment and constitution at the start of the academic year
  • Ensure the website remains up to date
  • Write, or ensure someone else provides, reports on exec major club activity, including competitions, to the website
  • Attend the Equal Opportunities in Publications Course and ensure it is abided by
  • Ensure all the other members are aware that drinking is not obligatory at any occasion and that members should not be put under pressure to do anything they do not wish to do
  • Make sure every member of the club and exec has an equal involvement and chance of succeeding in every aspect of the club
  • Ensure that every person has the same opportunity in joining the club, competing for the club and at socials
  • Sort out problems as best they can about teams and the team selection process and to act as a link between relevant people
 

Treasurer

Position Unoccupied

Role:

  • Ensure there are sufficient funds to run the club
  • Try to keep expenses within the budget
  • Liaise with competition coordinators to arrange payment for competition entries
  • Correspond with Union and President about any money problems or grant applications
  • Work out petrol costs for competitions in advance where possible
  • Organise the budget for the following year
  • Look into obtaining sponsorship for the club
  • Arrange fundraising
 

SERC Training Officer

Andrew Scoones

Studying: Mathematics with Year in Europe

Fun fact: Can hold pencils above and below mouth at once

Role:

  • Improve the squad at a competitive level whilst involving each member of the club equally
  • Prepare and run a variety of first aid and SERC training sessions to cater for the whole club
  • Liaise with the Speeds Training Officer to ensure all training sessions run successfully
  • Liaise with the Course Co-ordinator to organise regular NPLQ hours if possible
  • Ensure that the club members know when training times are
  • Make fair and appropriate team selections along with the Speeds training officer, to be presented to the exec for approval
  • Ensure everyone has an equal chance at succeeding
  • Keep track of who attends sessions and give everyone an equal chance to prove their ability
  • Ensure all training is safe and that the participants understand fully as to what they are to do
  • Warn participants of any dangers
  • Adhere to the University and RLSS constitutions
 

Speeds Training Officer

Position Unoccupied

Role:

  • Improve the squad at a competitive level whilst involving each member of the club equally
  • Allow a variety of speed, technique and fitness sessions to cater for the whole club at a variety of times
  • Keep track of who attends sessions and keep a record of individual and team times
  • Liaise with the rest of the exec to ensure all training sessions are run successfully
  • Ensure that there are suitable recorded timings for competition entries, in particular for the Student National Lifesaving Championships
  • Ensure that the club know when training times are
  • Make fair and appropriate team selections along with the SERC training officer, to be presented to the exec for approval
  • To ensure everyone has an equal chance at succeeding and give everyone an equal chance to prove their ability
  • Ensure all training is safe and warn participants of any dangers
 

Course Coordinator

Andrew Scoones

Studying: Mathematics with Year in Europe

Fun fact: Can hold pencils above and below mouth at once

Role:

  • Where possible, be a Survive and Save Instructor
  • Organise the running of Survive and Save award sessions
  • Make sure all club members know which courses are running, when and where they are, and what their prerequisites are
  • Ensure each member of the club has a current RLSS Lifesaving Certificate if competing in an RLSS Competition
  • Organise regular NPLQ hours if possible
  • Arrange courses, trainers, assessors, assessments and equipment for courses
  • Brief the candidates for assessments
  • Make sure all teachers are adhering to the RLSS Code of Conduct
  • When equipment is being used during courses, maintain equipment being used, arrange the transport of the required equipment to and from the course and, if required, supply/attain satisfactory storage between the days of the course
  • If possible, give opportunity for club members to gain the necessary qualifications and experience to perform this role in the future
  • Work with the rest of the exec to ensure qualifications don’t take time and resources away from the sport side of the club, but to use qualifications to support the sport
 

Competition Secretary

Lucy Booth

Studying: History of Art, final year

Fun fact: Ok, no

Role:

  • Organise transport to and from every competition
  • Email the club, informing members of, and inviting them to, upcoming competitions (be they BULSCA, RLSS or otherwise)
  • Pass on a list of club members attending each competition to the training officers for team selection
  • Enter teams for competitions
  • Ensure that the necessary equipment is prepared before a competition, transported there, handed over (ensuring a receipt is received for equipment lent to the host club), accounted for and transported back
  • If absent from a competition, ensure that another exec member or club member will be responsible for the equipment while at the competition
  • Pay for the entry to competitions (liaise with the Treasurer) and to organise all members paying for food, social and other relevant competition costs
  • Assist the President where needed with running the home competitions
 

Equipment Officer

Becky Crabbe

Studying: Engineering, 2nd year

Fun fact: Have done ballet since 3 years old!

Role:

  • Order, collect money for and distribute kit for the whole club at least twice a year
  • Make sure equipment needed by the club is budgeted for and bought
  • Maintain the equipment and equipment storage areas, with the exception of when equipment is being used for courses and competitions when it is the duty of the Course Co-ordinator and Competition Officer, respectively
 

Social Secretary

Beth McCartney

Studying: Psychology, 2nd year

Fun fact: Christmas obsessed

Role:

  • Organise regular and inclusive socials for the club in a variety of locations
  • Organise the Warwick Competition social and accomodation
  • Make sure the club adheres to the Union's policy of safe and equal initiations
  • Ensure no activity is forced upon another club member
  • Ensure that drinking alcohol is not compulsory in order to attend or enjoy a social
 

Minutes

Taken at the Exec meetings.

2017/18

2016/17

2013/14