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Club Constitution

Guernsey Triathlon LBG

1. Name

The club will be called Guernsey Triathlon and will be affiliated to Triathlon England.


2. Aims and objectives

The aims and objectives of the club will be:

  • To offer coaching, training and competitive multisport opportunities in triathlon.

  • To promote the club within the wider local community and the sport of triathlon. 

  • To ensure a duty of care to all members of the club.

  • To provide all its services in a way that is fair and inclusive to all club members.

  • To ensure that all present and future members receive fair and equal treatment.


3. Membership

Membership should consist of officers and members of the club.

All members will be subject to the regulations of the constitution and by joining the club will be deemed to accept these regulations and codes of conduct that the club has adopted.

Members will be enrolled in one of the following categories:

  • Full member

  • Social member

  • Junior member

Membership tiers will be decided by the management committee or at the Annual General Meeting.


4. Membership fees

Membership fees will be set annually and agreed by the Management Committee or determined at the Annual General Meeting. 

Fees will be paid annually


5. The Board of the Club 

The board members of the club will be:

  • Emily Squire      

  • Steve Roussel   

  • Claire Allen

  • Alan Rowe

  • Lisa Evans

  • Secretary                   Benn Garnham


Officers will be elected annually at the Annual General Meeting.


All officers will retire each year but will be eligible for re-election. Only these posts will have the right to vote at meetings of the Management Committee.


The Management Committee will be convened by the Secretary of the club and held no less than 4 per year.


The Management Committee will be responsible for adopting new policy, codes of conduct and rules that affect the organisation of the club.


The Management Committee will have powers to appoint sub-committees as necessary and appoint advisers to the Management Committee as necessary to fulfil its business.


The Management Committee will be responsible for disciplinary hearings of members who infringe the club rules/regulations/ constitution. The Management Committee will be responsible for taking any action of suspension or discipline following such hearings.

6. Committee


The club will be managed through the Management Committee consisting of: 

  • Club Welfare Officer                Amy Critchlow

  • Treasurer                                   David Mosely 

  • Health & Safety:                       Steve Roussel   

  • Media & Partnerships              Claire Allen

  • Social & Events:                        Adele Perrot

  • Chief Time Keeper:                  Alan Rowe

  • Club Kit                                     Alan Rowe / Nathan Ward

  • Island Games Team Manager Alan Rowe

  • Club Equipment                      Nathan Ward / Dan Reoch Brehaut 

  • Event Water Cover                  Si Marley

  • General Member                     Chris Dodd

  • Membership Officer                Magda Murphy


7. Finance

All club monies will be banked in an account held in the name of the club.

The Club Treasurer will be responsible for the finances of the club.

An audited statement of annual accounts will be presented by the Treasurer at the Annual General Meeting.

Any cheques drawn against club funds should hold the signatures of the Treasurer plus up to one other officer.


8. Annual General Meetings

Notice of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be given by the Club Secretary. Not less than 21 clear days’ notice to be given to all members.

The AGM will receive a report from officers of the Management Committee and a statement of the audited accounts.

Nominations for officers of the Management Committee will be sent to the Secretary prior to the AGM.

Election of officers is to take place at the AGM.

All members have the right to vote at the AGM.

The Management Committee has the right to call Extraordinary General Meetings (EGMs) outside the AGM. Procedures for EGMs will be the same as for the AGM.


9. Discipline and appeals

All complaints regarding the behaviour of members should be submitted in writing to the Secretary.

The Management Committee will meet to hear complaints within 15 days of a complaint being lodged. The committee has the power to take appropriate disciplinary action including the termination of membership.

The outcome of a disciplinary hearing should be notified in writing to the person who lodged the complaint and the member against whom the complaint was made within 30 days of the hearing.

There will be the right of appeal to the Management Committee following disciplinary action being announced. The committee should consider the appeal within 15 days of the Secretary receiving the appeal.


10. Dissolution

A resolution to dissolve the club can only be passed at an AGM or EGM through a majority vote of the membership.

In the event of dissolution, any assets of the club that remain will become the property of The Guernsey Sports Commission.


11. Amendments to the constitution 

The constitution will only be changed through agreement by majority vote at an AGM or EGM.

12. Declaration

Guernsey Triathlon  hereby adopts and accepts this constitution as a current operating guide regulating the actions of members.


Signed:                                 Date: 1st December 2022


Name:  Emily Squire 

Club Chair


Signed:                                 Date: 1st December 2022


Name: Benn Garnham

Club Secretary

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