The business of the Club shall be administered by a Committee in which the main sporting and social activities of the Club shall be represented. Specific sports and other activities and related equipment held by each of Club’s Sections shall be supervised by Conveners.
We are pleased to inform that following our Club Annual General Meeting held on 8th March 20, the following members have been elected to the committee for the year 2020/2021.
- Commodore: Alexander G. Weber
- Secretary: Vacant
- Treasurer: Cheah Yew Fai
- Sailing: Ray Stringer
- Powerboat: Robert G. Harvie
- Sports: Byron Sim
- General Member: John Hill
- House Committee Member: Ilyas Adam
- Social Member: Kathi Weber
The Committee shall be elected at each Annual General Meeting of the Club and will take office immediately after the close of the meeting at which they are elected. Members of the current Committee shall be eligible for re-election. Committee Member shall not hold their committee position for more than 3 consecutive years.
Powers of the Committee
The Committee shall have responsibility for the day-to-running of the Club and has the power to enforce all the Rules and Procedures within the constraints of the Constitution.
The Committee, in addition to the powers hereinafter specially conferred upon them, shall have control of the finance of the Club, power to engage, control and dismiss the Club employees, and all such administration powers as may be necessary for properly carrying out the objects of the Club in accordance with this Constitution.
A Committee Member other than the Commodore, Secretary or Treasurer shall be entitled to nominate or co-opt other Members to become a Convener of one of the Club’s activities under that Committee Member’s jurisdiction.
The Committee shall have power to admit applicants to all categories of membership of the Club, and, upon consultation with the Governing Board, will set the levels of fixed deposits, annual membership fees and subscriptions.
The Committee shall have the power to make, alter, add to or repeal Rules and Procedures regulating the affairs of the Club or any matters not provided for in this Constitution. The Committee shall further have the power to decide on all questions arising out of or not covered by any Clause of the Constitution or Rules or Procedures of the Club, and such decision shall be final unless and until altered or reverted by a General Meeting of the Club, or by the Governing Board.
The Committee may at its discretion appoint Sub Committees or Project Teams to undertake specific tasks for the furtherance of the objects of the Club. The members of a Sub-Committee or Project Team must be Full, Associate or Family Members of the Club over the age of 21. The Chairman of a Sub-Committee must be a Committee Member and the leader of a Project Team must be either a Committee Member or a Convener.
The Committee shall hire and employ managers, clerks, independent auditors, semi-skilled persons and labourers and to pay to them and to other persons in return for services rendered to the Club, salaries, wages, gratuities and pensions, and to provide and contribute to provident funds or pension schemes or other proposition of like nature for the benefit of employees of the Club.
The Committee shall have the power to engage or enter into any contractual relationship with any contractor and/or other classes of persons for the purposes of procuring their services, goods or equipment needed by the Club and to pay to them and to other persons, fees or charges in return for services goods or equipment rendered to the Club.
Clause 8.3.9 The Committee shall invest and deal with the monies of the Club not immediately required upon such securities and in such manner as may from time to time to determined.