This is a call for nominations for the position of Chairperson and Administrator of the NRC which are up for re-election at the NRC AGM 2018.

Nominations for each position must be received via email to prior to the close of business on Tuesday 17th April, 2018.

The specifications for each role are below; which is taken from the NRC Rules & Regulations document, dated 2015/2016 – updated 2018.

All terms of office will be for a period of two years unless specified, any vacant position will be filled by the election process.

The roles of the Chairperson will be as follows:

  • Be the public representative of the Committee to the wider Basketball community
  • Be aware of and sign all documents that set out policy or have financial implications for the committee
  • Consult beforehand with the Secretary on all the business to be discussed at meetings
  • Supervise and to prepare, together with the Secretary, the agenda for the meeting
  • Check that all reports etc which should accompany the agenda, minutes and correspondence are sent out to members in sufficient time before the meeting
  • Check the minutes of the previous meeting and sign for accuracy
  • Be acquainted with any reports, correspondence, business etc, which is to be presented the meeting
  • Work with the Secretary to ensure that tasks which were to be completed between meetings are completed
  • Be designated as the NRC Anti Corruption Officer (may designate an alternative within the NRC Committee Structure)

The roles of the Chairperson during meetings will be as follows:

  • Open the meeting
  • Check for quorum
  • Conduct the business of the meeting and according to the order of the agenda paper unless it is altered with the consent of the meeting
  • Confine discussion to the item actually before the meeting and to see that it is dealt with and settled or adjourned before passing on to the next
  • Allow free and, if necessary, formal debate
  • Give all those wishing to speak an opportunity to do so, to see that their remarks are addressed to the Chair and to allow no private discussion or personal matter to be introduced in a negative way
  • Say who is to speak, if two people should speak at the same time – The Chairperson’s decision on such points is final
  • Make every effort to let any meeting over which she/he presides understand the reasons for and purpose of his/her rulings
  • Close the meeting when all matters are attended to.

Taken from the NRC Rules & Regulations Document, Dated 2015/2016, Updated 2018

The roles of the Administrator will be as follows:

  • Organising and following up meetings of the Committee
  • Looking after the overall administration of the Committee
  • Deal with correspondence
  • Contacting other members to follow-up tasks needing to be done
  • Act as a liaison with the National League Officials Panel

The roles of the Administrator before meetings will be as follows:

  • Make sure a venue is available for the meeting
  • Make sure that the Minutes of the previous meeting are written up and a copy circulated to all Committee members with notice of the next meeting (date, place, time) and a draft Agenda for the coming meeting
  • Settle the items of the agenda with the Chairperson and prepare copies for all members
  • Keep all the papers that may be needed at the meeting in a folder – they should be arranged in the order that will be needed
  • Have any reports or information ready which may have been asked for at the previous meeting

The roles of the Administrator during meetings will be as follows:

  • Make sure all correspondence and other necessary papers are ready
  • Make a note of those present and also of all apologies
  • See that a quorum is present before any committee business is done
  • Read the minutes of the previous meeting and obtain the Chair’s signature
  • Take notes of the business of the meeting for the minutes
  • Assist the Chair with any information required, including giving advice on the consequences of the Correspondence items or other documents

The roles of the Administrator post meetings will be as follows:

  • Draft or check the Minutes as soon as possible and submit them to the Chair for approval
  • Write any letters, secure any information or take any action on matters decided by the committee
  • Write up the Minutes for circulation
  • Circulate the Minutes to all the members of the Committee
  • If action is to be taken by anyone else, check that they know they are meant to do that job, and when the Committee needs to have a result

Taken from the NRC Rules & Regulations Document, Dated 2015/2016, Updated 2018

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