Championship Committee

1.  Composition

The Championship Committee consists of a Chair and a minimum of two members.

2.  Appointment

The Chair will be appointed annually by the Board of Rowing Ireland . The Chair in turn appoints the additional members of the committee.

3.  Purpose

To organise and ensure the effective running of the Irish Rowing Championships.

4.  Functions

4.1 To organise all matters in relation to the Irish Rowing Championships.

4.2 To organise all matters in relation to any other regattas which the Committee is requested to organize by the Board of Rowing Ireland.

4.3 To ensure the safety and welfare of competitors in regattas under its control.

4.4 To prepare an annual budget for the Irish Rowing Championships or any other regatta under its control and to manage the event(s) within budget.

4.5 To make recommendations to the Board in relation to the acceptance of new trophies for the Irish Rowing Championships and the naming of same.

4.6 To make recommendations to the Board in relation to the entry fees to be charged for the Irish Rowing Championships each year.

4.7 To liaise with the Championship Chief Umpire as appointed by the Umpires Committee.

4.8 To make recommendations to the Board regarding championship events which should be added or removed in the best interest of Irish rowing and to monitor the subsequent extinction of individual Championships

4.9 To respond to any formal complaints relating to the Championships

4.10 To liaise through the Chair with the CEO of Rowing Ireland as necessary.

4.11 To perform any other tasks as required by the Board of Rowing Ireland

5.  Meeting Frequency

As required with a concentration of meetings leading up to the Championships.

6.  Board Reporting

The Committee will report four times per annum and their report should contain the following:

• Dates of what meetings have been held and attendance
• Review of most recent Championships or other relevant event(s) – one report.
• Plan of preparations for the forthcoming Championships or other relevant event(s).
• Summary of actions taken since the last report
• Any actions requiring Board attention

7.  Membership 2013/2014

Chair: Con Cronin
Members: Hamish Adams, Denis O’Regan, Kieran Kerr, Lisa O’Callaghan, Susan Dunlea, Gerry Farrell, Tony Dooley, Seamus Scully

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