Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive Committee held at Durham on Wednesday Thursday 3rd March 2011 at 19:00
Present Ken Spragg (Chair), Ann Caygill, John McCourt, Sue Caygill, Bev Godfrey
That the Apologies from Ian Rankin and Chris Benneworth be accepted
29. Minutes of Previous Meeting
That the Minutes of the Exec Committee held on 21 October 2010 be confirmed and signed by the Chairman
30. Draft Minutes of NEBA Council Meeting held on 19th November 2010
The Draft Minutes of the Council Meeting held on the 19th November 2010 were noted. The secretary mentioned that venue for the next council
Meeting has been changed to Newcastle Bridge Club as the room at Chester-le-Street was unavailable.
31. Tollemache Cup
The Chair should pass on the congratulation of Executive to the NEBA Team on their splendid achievement in winning the Tollemache.
The Chair had received an e-mail from Michael Byrne congratulating the NEBA team on both the Tollemache result and in the way they won the competition
32. Advertising on the NEBA Web Site
That the NEBA Website should not contain advertising links to other web sites
33. NEBA Constitution
That the Secretary had asked the EBU for comments on the NEBA Constitution that was adopted at the 2010 AGM. The EBU asked that a copy be sent to Martin Poole.
That the small changes suggested by Mr Poole be accepted and the revised constitution be circulated to NEBA Council members with the papers for the next meeting.
34. Congress Secretary Report
The Congress Secretary has not yet found anyone willing to take over her post, but is hopeful this will be resolved before at the next AGM.
35. EBU Papers
The Secretary has received
Entry Forms for the Corwen, Pachabo and Garden Cities events
A list of the P2P charges levied by each County – this will be circulated at the next council meeting
36. Changes to the NEBA Calendar
That a Sub Committee had prepared a report on changes to the NEBA Calendar. The report was accepted, but with a few changes.
That the report be circulated for discussion at the next council meeting and passed to the membership for comments
37. Future Meetings
The next Executive Meeting will be held in Durham, on Thursday 28th April 2011
There being no further business, the meeting closed at 9:00pm