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GBUK Committee Elections

The annual relection is taking place between 08.00 16th May 2018 to 22.00 on 18th May 2018.  If anybody wishes to nominate someone or be nominated then please  complete the google form in the link below if 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 14th May 2018  (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

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
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 membership@gbuk.org for details of how to join or look on the website www.gbuk.org.
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.

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Thanks to the generosity of Martin and the Tuffnell team, this year’s AGM will take place at Flame Off.

If you are attending Flame Off, please make an effort to attend the AGM, or if you’re local and not attending Flame Off, please still attend the AGM.
We anticipate the AGM to take approximately 1 hour of your time, we need your input if we are to act in the interests of majority vote.

The AGM will take place at 5.30 pm on Saturday 16th April at Flame Off – Uttoxeter Racecourse.
Location – upstairs in the demo room.

Any items you would like added onto the agenda, please email chairman@gbuk.org
Agenda to follow.

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GBUK AGM 2014 at Tuffnell Glass

Venue: Tuffnell Glass, Rudston, Yorkshire, YO25 4UD
Date: 12/13/14 September 2014 (AGM on Sat 13th).

On Friday 12th we will have the torch benches for members to play and/or demo on – we are hoping there will be some of you willing to share your techniques with our other members; Teresa has offered to show us a trick or two too.

On Saturday the AGM will be at middday.

Sunday is a free day on the torches for those who want to stay for the whole weekend. More info below.

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