Fencing North Committee Meeting
Wednesday 24th February 2016, 7.30pm
Meadowbank Community Centre, Meadowbank
John Garelja (Vice-President)
Meeting starts 7.30pm:
Minutes from previous meeting:
Laura Harvey moves that we accept the previous minutes. Hamish Bulmer seconds. All in favour.
Matters arising from previous meeting:
There was a top up to the insurance to cover our new equipment – the total insurance cost ended up being $1643.73
Hamish Bulmer moves that we accept the treasurer’s report. Oliver Agnew seconds. All in favour.
Fencing NZ News
Eric has received a copy of the FeNZ Strategic Plan to distribute to the Fencing North Committee. This is a living document and we are going to work through it at club level, looking towards providing feedback as a region.
Fencing NZ AGM
The FeNZ AGM will be on 29th March at 7pm. Oliver to distribute the notice of AGM to our clubs. Gaylene to talk to AGS to see if we can connect to their wifi to host a group that can call in to the AGM.
Competition Sub Committee 2016
Forming of sub-committee for 2016 - nominally to be lead by Daniela Ravera.
Members: Daniela, Christine, Johann, Laura, Oliver, Hamish B. This may be expanded.
High Performance Programme
To discuss next meeting.
NZ U15 / U17 Championships
Scheduled for 22-25th April.
AHPF to do catering.
Jess Gracie to run computer.
We received a message from Kate Brill enquiring about U15 epee/sabre. It is proposed that we ask for expresions of interest to compete in these events.
New Affiliation System
New online affiliation system to be used by all fencers. Oliver to work on how clubs can affiliate their fencers, and also how clubs can check which of their fencers are affiliated.
Competition Venues 2016
All competitions have been booked at Massey High School
Equipment Purchases Update
Everything that we purchased has arrived in NZ - expecting piste delivery in time for W Dawn
Oliver for website SSL certificate and hosting $358.28
Gaylene for Meadowbank Community Centre hire $225
We need to update our cheque signatories, Oliver to organise – aiming for 5th March during W Dawn.
Goal Setting Session
At the April meeting we will look at goals
Adrian asked if clubs could run their own competitions and invite fencers from other clubs. So long as the fencers are affiliated this is okay.
Meeting closed at 9.30pm