ShuttleScots Badminton Club Constitution

1 Club name and affiliation

The club will be called ShuttleScots.

2  Aims and Objectives

The aims and objectives of the club will be to:

  • play and promote badminton

  • offer badminton coaching and competition opportunities to all members

  • provide duty of care and protection to all club members

  • make sure all club members are treated equitably.

  • promote physical activity within the LGBT community and offer low cost access to Badminton

3  Finance and Accounts

All club monies will be banked in an account held in the name of the club.

The accounts will be kept by the Treasurer, and audited annually.

The financial year of the club will end on 31st March

Any cheques drawn against club funds will be signed by at least two authorised signatories.

Should ShuttleScots BC no longer be viable and the accounts need to be wound up then any residual funds, after all creditors have been satisfied, shall be donated to a LGBT Centre for Health and Wellbeing or for a club or organisation with similar aims and objectives.

The club will be run by a committee consisting of:

  • Chair

  • Treasurer

  • Secretary

  • Up to 3 others who will be given roles by the Chair as seen fit

 

At the AGM, the committee will resign but will be eligible for re-election.

4  Running of the Club

5  Membership

Membership shall consist of:

  • Full term Members

  • Drop In Members

 

All members will be subject to the constitution and codes of conduct adopted by the club.

 

Fees will be set and reviewed annually by the committee and approved at the AGM.

6  A G M

The Annual General Meeting will be held in October.  At least twenty-one days’ notice will be given to members.

 

 

The Agenda will include:

  • a report from the committee

  • Treasurer’s report and the year’s Accounts

  • resignation of the current committee

  • election of the committee for the coming year.

 

All members have the right to vote at the AGM.

 

Members have the right to call for an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM).  It shall be held at the request of at least 25% of members.   Notice for an EGM will be the same as for an AGM.

7  Constitution Changes

This Constitution can be changed only by majority vote at an AGM.