Club Officers and Committee Members
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Club Officers & Committee Members
Chair - Trevor Newbery
To lead on all Club matters, acting in the best interest of our members, and working in partnership with the LTA and other external bodies.
Chair Annual and Extraordinary General Meetings, and General Committee meetings
Oversee the Club’s activities to ensure that they are well run and safe and that proper financial and conduct controls are in place
Advise, assist and support other General Committee members as needed
Handle or resolve disputes or complaints that arise between General Committee meetings as appropriate
Club Captain – Paul Marks
Encourage more people to play more tennis more of the time at TBLTC.
Maintain an active, and open, line of communication with members and outside bodies
Represent the Club at the various outside events
Organise Men’s and, with the Ladies’ Captain, Mixed Tournaments throughout the year
Maintain an appropriate profile and presence at the Club
Ladies’ Captain – Katrina Robinson
To lead all Ladies’ tennis matters.
Represent the Lady members at the General Committee and various Club events
Organise Ladies’ Tournaments (approx 6 per year) and, with the Club Captain, mixed Tournaments throughout the year
Organise Ladies’ and Club’s Charity events
Organise the Ladies’ morning each Tuesday
Secretary – Paula Cook
To manage the administration of the General Committee’s affairs and ensure that information is maintained and distributed in a timely, professionally presented manner.
Main Club contact for LTA/ECLTA emails/correspondence
Convene, and attend, Annual or Extraordinary General Meetings, and General Committee meetings, ensuring that all necessary papers are available in advance
Ensure that Minutes are taken effectively at all meetings, and that a typed version is produced and distributed promptly to respective members
Receive and deal with incoming correspondence, whether on paper or by email, actioning it as appropriate
Retain and file original copies of all relevant correspondence and Minutes
Committee Member - Alan Rayner
Treasurer – Peter Barton
To manage the Club’s accounts, including financial planning, preparation of estimates and forecasts, and liaison with other Officers to promote effective financial control.
Maintain an accurate and up-to-date record of all financial transactions
Manage the banking of all income and payment of bills promptly, ensuring that all bills are properly documented and approved for paying
Prepare a financial statement for the AGM, ensuring that all accounts are accurate and fair
Make available all books, records and statements for annual or other audit checks
Provide financial information for planning and forecasting
Agree delegated limits of expenditure with other Officers as necessary
Membership – Richard Leadley
To manage the recruitment of Club members and deal with membership related enquiries.
Collect and record annual membership fees
Recruit and welcome new members
Maintain the Club’s membership database and contact details
Handle all membership related enquiries
House – Malcolm Sedgwick
To manage and organise the maintenance of the Clubhouse and it’s use, in keeping with the requirements of our membership.
Review requests for external use of the Clubhouse and make recommendations to the General Committee
Identify and organise maintenance tasks as appropriate
Bar – Anne Hemmings
Ensure the bar is managed in a responsible and profitable manner
Maintain stock and staffing levels in line with the demand anticipated.
Grounds – Nick Jones
To manage and organise the maintenance of the Courts and Gardens.
Identify and organise maintenance tasks as appropriate
Junior Chair and Welfare Officer – Craig Jones
To organise and oversee activities for Junior and Mini members. Our appointed Welfare Officer for the Club and responsible for maintaining and progressing any issues arising under our Safeguarding Policy.
Chair the Junior Committee, preparing the agenda, papers and Minutes
Manage selection of the Junior Captains, Vice Captains and Privileged Juniors
Lead development and management of the Junior/Mini Coaching Programme
Organise Junior and Mini Club Nights and various Junior events throughout the year (Bob Burns, Bruce Munroe)
Match Secretary– Mike Nevin
To organise matches for the Club in the Aegon, Essex and S&D leagues.
Organise Club matches, mindful of other Court dates/commitments that will place a restriction on court usage, and advise captains
Manage the re-arrangement of any fixtures and advise relevant captains
Advise the Liaison Officer of dates for inclusion in the Club’s website diary
Tournaments – Vacant
To manage the running and successful completion of internal Club tournaments.
elsOrganise the posting and notification of sign up sheets in the Clubhouse and the subsequent publication of draw sheets in the Clubhouse and on the website
Organise trophy collection, presentation and engraving
Deal with all tournament related enquiries and resolution of issues
Events – Terry Robertson
To develop, co-ordinate and publicise external events for the benefit of our members.
Maintain a healthy calendar of external events that will appeal to as wide a range of our membership as possible
Social - Martin Drinkwater
To develop, co-ordinate and publicise social events and opportunities at the Club.
Plan, organise and promote regular internal social events in the Club’s diary, delegating individual tasks as necessary
Identify, and encourage others to identify, other suitable social events
Maintain a healthy calendar of social events that will appeal to as wide a range of our membership as possible