|636||Jonathan Stanbury has stood down as Chair of Selectors, but is staying on the committee. GA proposed a vote of thanks to JS for all the work he has done in his role.||D|| |
|637||Peter Baron has resigned from the committee for personal reasons.
GA proposed a vote of thanks to PB for his work as Domestic Fencing Officer and for his support on the committee.
PB has arranged the 2016 Royal Navy match and will still be involved with the 2017 WMO.
GA to write a letter of thanks to PB wishing him the best for the future||A||GA|
|638||BVF Championships: Oxstalls is not available. Manchester has been booked and David Taylor has agreed to be Event Manager. He will arrange accommodation, dinner, venue for AGM and, in consultation with DR, appointment of referees. He will be assisted by Michael Swiffin and Stuart Marshall to run the event.
John Crouch has agreed to help on DT
JRM to amend website and entry forms
GA - Invite Mike Robinson to be on DT
GA - Cancel booking with Leon Paul for pistesInform Peter
GA - inform Pete Huggins of new venue
|639||Selection Panel: Duncan has revised his document in the light of comments from committee members.
It was proposed that latest version be accepted: 4 in favour and 2 against.
JRM to publish the document on the website and to amend the Job Descriptions as appropriate. ||A||JRM|
|640||Rankings for competitions: Members have expressed concern about the rankings given for entries to selection competitions. Duncan to update his Competition Organisation document and JRM to publish it on the website.||A||DR, JRM|
|641||ET16: The accounts have finally closed. The cost of ET16 to BVF was £32,105. BVF still has adequate reserves.
GA proposed a vote of thanks to John and Sonya Mason for all the work they did before, during and after ET16 as Event Treasurers.||D|| |
|642||Domestic Fencing Officer: GA to approach Evert van Gemeren with a view to appointing him to the vacant position following PB's resignation.||A||GA|
|643||Event Managers for 2017:
BVF Championships - David Taylor (Manchester)
EVF Championships and EVF Rep - GA
World Qualifiers - MS
WMO - PB
Winton Cup - MS
World Championships - GA
Agreed nem con.||D|| |
|644||Membership cards for 2017: a vote was taken with 3 YES, 2 NO and 2 abs.
Membership cards will be issued for 2017.||D|| |
|645||Age Groups (Summer selection Event): The date agreed is only one week after the European Championships. Find a new date that gives a larger gap.||A||GA, MS|
|646||Competition format: DR submitted options for different composition of pools in the new competition format. It was agreed to retain the original where pools consisted of mixed ages. 4 for, 3 against. ||D|| |
|648||Ranking events: it was agreed to establish a working group to establish the possibility of developing a circuit of ranking competitions. Members proposed are DR, EvG, Lindsay Watkiss (GA to invite).||A||GA|