The annual election is taking place between 08.00 3rd May 2019 to 22.00 on 6th May 2019. 

 If anybody wishes to nominate someone or be nominated then please complete the google form in the link below, you would like to nominate someone, or you can nominate yourself for a committee position.  The closing date for nominations is 22.00 on the 28th April 2019 (You need to be a member to nominate and be nominated.)

Click Here to Nominate

Before you nominate somebody else, please confirm with them that they’re willing to undertake the commitments necessary.

The committee posts are

  • Chairman
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Events Coordinator
  • Membership Secretary
  • Webmaster
  • Journal Editor
  • Social Media

The committee meets once a month on a Tuesday evening at 8pm, via skype.

Committee Election

Here is a little more information about what the committee posts entail.


The “Chairman” shall oversee all the meetings and activities and shall make sure that at all times the organisation is abiding by the rules and regulations set forth by this constitution, provides direction to the committee, chairs meetings and the AGM and prepares reports for members. Produces the quarterly e-magazine Flame.


The “Secretary” shall be responsible for documenting all the paperwork of the organisation and will distribute the minutes from all meetings, deals with all official communication and between members. In the absence of the Chairman the Secretary will fulfil the tasks of the Chairman.


The “Treasurer” shall maintain a correct balance of the funds of the organisation, shall keep a record of all accounting of the organisation and shall regularly (at least quarterly) make available a written breakdown of the income and expenditure of the organisation; be responsible for obtaining an independent audit of the finances on an annual basis and notifying the results of the audit to the Committee, including signed copies of the audit statement.

Membership secretary

Deals with new and renewals of membership and GBUKinsurance.

Events coordinator

Organises events, books venues; provides a list of upcoming events for Flame.


Responsible for maintaining the website and complying with reasonable requests by the committee in a reasonable timescale.

Social Media

Responsible for maintaining a social media presence and complying with reasonable requests by the committee in a reasonable timescale.

Journal Editor

Oversees the preparation and production of the journal


Please note, this is a members only event – anyone wishing to take part who is not a member can contact for details of how to join or look on the website

The AGM will take place at 5pm on Friday 1st June in the demonstration room, upstairs, at Uttoxeter Racecourse after close of business on the first day of Flame Off. It’s held then to ensure as many of you can attend as possible. We’d love to see lots of you there – this is your chance to put forward ideas, help determine policy and tell us the direction you’d like the organisation to go in and meet fellow members.