Gateshead Soul Extended Committee meeting on 4th March, 2020
Pelaw Social Club

Attendees: Kevin Yuill, Josh Yuill, David Kenny, Steven Thornton, Sam Jupp, Bernard McWilliams, Tracie Wilson, Alan Weddle, Alan Price, Ian Wilson. Joseph Wilson, Dave Allen, Mark Walton, Paula Chapman, Roy Best, Ross Black

Events:

Quiz Night on March 5th.

Race Night on March 7th, sponsorship available. Volunteers needed on the night to sell raffle tickets etc. 

End of Season event April 18th.

RB and AP to organise Hall of Fame for summer.

EGM:

Strict rules and policies that must be adhered to for meeting on March 21st. 

Five named positions and five director positions.

Help needed on the day to staff doors, check registers, issue ballot papers.

There is a legal requirement to have directors, or exec and extended committees will still exist.  Nominees must be willing to give up time.

Each member will have one share.

There are various rules to adhere to but after the changeover, it will be business as usual.

Non-members cannot attend the meetings.

Finances:

AW explained balance sheets, reasons for deficits etc.

Future accounts will have to be audited formally. 

AOB:

RB suggested Golden Goal tickets as a way to increase revenue.

AP asked if Soul members could be given responsibility for decisions such as walkout music, future strips etc to encourage membership and provide value for money.

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