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Role of An Runaí – The Club Secretary

The Secretary is the chief administrator in the Club. The duties are many and varied and call for a high degree of dedication. The Secretary has more to do with the practical running of the Club than any other officer. He/she should be a good organiser, be methodical and above all, be reliable. The duties dovetail with those of the Chairman and it is essential that both officers work as a team of which the Secretary will very often be the more active person.

The main duties of the Club Secretary are summarised as follows:

  • Communication: – With Club members and officers, with the County Secretary and County Committee
  • Meetings – Preparation for and follow up on assigned tasks, accurate recording of meeting minutes
  • Administration: (1) Correspondence and keeping records (2) Membership and registration (3) Team affiliation (4) Club Insurance (5) Club property (6) Working with County/Divisional Committee/Board
  • Club Planning – Assisting in developing a Club plan

The full Club Secretary role description is available below, with interactive officer resources are available here.