General Responsibilities

All members of the Club shall undertake the following activities as required:

  • To represent and maintain the good name of the club at all times.
  • To be involved in all club decision making processes and to abide by the consensus decision for the good of the club.
  • To network at all events in order to provide the club with new contacts.
  • To be accountable for club equipment and to provide appropriate storage for the same.
  • To support the president in providing articles and information for the purpose of advertising and promoting either a specific activity or the club in general.

The Program Committee

This Committee is responsible of the following;

  • To undertake to plan a varied and balanced program to meet the needs of the membership (in conjunction with the Club).
  • To liaise with the other committees to ensure that all Club activities, have been included in the program.
  • To ensure that the appropriate speakers/presenters are booked in good time to ensure a successful program.
  • To establish the requirements of the speakers/presenters in good time prior to at the meeting so that their needs can be addressed and to confirm attendance
  • To prepare a contingency plan for the program if possible.
  • To brief the Chairman, as appropriate, prior to the start of a club meeting when a speaker/presenter is in attendance.
  • To apprise the membership of changes in the program, as necessary, and to provide program details, as and when requested
  • To liaise with the web site officer to ensure that the master program is held on the web site and is current and complete.

Competition Committee

This Committee is responsible of the following;

  • To liaise with the Program Committee to ensure that appropriate judges are booked in line with the club and interclub competitions identified in the program.
  • To maintain a record of all pictures submitted to competitions.
  • To ensure that all submitted pictures are properly identified and recorded prior to delivery to the judge and to undertake that delivery (where necessary).
  • To maintain a list of all competitions requiring club entry during the year, the entry dates and the criteria, and to apprise the Committee in good time for picture selection and submittal.
  • To liaise with the competition judges to ensure that all scores are accurately recorded and to maintain a record of these throughout the year.
  • To liaise with the web site officer to ensure that all competition details (club, interclub and other) are available on the web site.
  • To liaise with the web site officer to provide all details of club and individual successes in order to recognize individuals and promote the club.

Exhibitions Committee

In the event of an exhibition being organized the role of the Exhibition committee is as follow:

  • To organize and set-up member’s print exhibitions during the season at times agreed with the Program committee.
  • To assist, where appropriate, in organizing and setting-up external exhibitions of club member’s photographs.
  • To organize and set-up virtual exhibitions in case print exhibitions are not possible. This to be agreed with the Program committee.

Media Coverage Committee

This Committee is responsible of the following;

  • To promote club events through all appropriate media.
  • To be the main point of contact within the club regarding the liaison with the press or other advertising/marketing mediums.
  • To raise awareness of the club in the local community.
  • To identify to the committee, opportunities to advertise or market the club.
  • To work with all the other Committee members, where necessary, regarding the provision of articles and information for the purpose of advertising the club or promoting club activities.

Trips Committee

In the event of a field trips being organized the role of the Trips Committee is as follow:

  • To select the location of the trip and to define necessary tools required for selected site.
  • To organize the trip at times agreed with the Program committee.
  • To assist, where appropriate, in organizing and setting-up external communications.
  • To liaise with the web site officer to make all details and necessary information available on the web site for the members
  • To provide all group photos to the Media Coverage Committee.