Hampshire Athletics - Executive Committee
Minutes of meeting held on Friday 15 July 2016
Fleming Park, Eastleigh
Carol Quinn (President), Mike Neighbour (Chair), Mike Williams (Secretary), Mary Axtell (Vice Chair), Richard Dean (Treasurer), Mary Goater, Alan Cropp, Betty Tabor, Richard Pearson, Peter Newton, Paul Farres, Jackie Tobin, David Churcher, Michael Coker, Pam Rogers
Colin Goater, Christine Weeks, John Fitzmaurice, Sheena Fitzmaurice, Eileen Williams, Terry Williams, Chris Benning, David Howells
It was the sad duty of the Chairman to inform the meeting of the sudden death of Kate Longhurst, the senior men's team manager and last years President. A minute's silence was held in respect of Kate.
Minutes from Meeting on 13 May 2016:
No matters arising.
Secretary: Mike Williams
We are still in URGENT need of an Administration Secretary.
Application from Netley Abbey Runners. All paperwork in order so application was accepted and it was agreed that at this stage of membership year they be asked to pay £50.
Letter of complaint received from Phil Budd concerning the treatment of one of their members at the Multi-Events and main T&F Championships. Officials Secretaries have responded to the letter. The committee felt that the person concerned should have written a first hand statement. Secretary to write and ask for such a letter and ask the person if they wish to meet with the committee to discuss the matter.
Certificate of affiliation received from England Athletics.
Letter of apology from David Howells, Wessex Road Runners. Wessex RR will not be renewing their affiliation.
Treasurer: Richard Dean
Development Committee Report
The chairman stated that he would now sign the contract for the Development Officer, unless there were any dissentions. All agreed that the contact should be signed.
Cross Country Championships: Pam Rogers
Date for 2017 is Saturday 7 January, venue still to be decided. Colin has been in talks with Fairthorne Manor.
Track & Field Championships: Richard Dean, Mike Williams and Christine Weeks
Multi Events Championships and Quadkids - Date for 2017 Monday 1 May
Track and Field Championships - Date for 2017 13/14 May
Senior Inter-Counties - a very successful event. Basingstoke (and in particular Jackie Tobin) thanked for hosting this event.
Dave Churcher reported on the Senior Inter-Counties match at Basingstoke. Difficulty in getting athletes to turn out, particularly with an SAL match the previous day. The women's team finished in 4th place, Amy Bream, Lara Edwards and Claudia Cubbage were singled out as winners. The men's team finished in 5th place and Hampshire were 5th team overall.
Hampshire Schools: Eileen Williams
Technical Officials Report: Eileen and Terry Williams
Road Running: Colin Goater
Sportshall: Michael Coker
Good feedback regarding the change of format so same format will be used for the coming season.
England Athletics: Christine Benning
Dates of next meetings:
Friday 9 September
Friday 11 November
Friday 13 January 2017