The meeting of the Vets committee scheduled for 11th May took place by video link. This was very successful and as a result, the committee is able to issue the following update.
It was agreed that all Vets' competitions arranged for this year will be cancelled due to the continuing uncertainty regarding social distancing and access to clubhouses. However, it is hoped to hold some form of social event towards the end of the season if conditions allow (fingers crossed!).
The Hon Treasurer very much regrets the delay in refunding entry fees and other payments. This is because our bank account requires two signatures to authorise payments and with the current lockdown, getting the second signature is not possible, neither will the bank allow us to make transfers by BACS. Elaine is continuing her efforts to resolve this problem.
As this year is going to be a non-event, most of the other County Vets Associations have given their Presidents, Captains and Vice-Captains the option to continue their term of office for another year. This does not affect our President Lesley, as her 2 year term of office ends in 2021. Our Officials have discussed the situation in Durham and have suggested that Captain Jennifer, should remain in office for 2021 and Vice-Captain Claire, should do the same. Both Jennifer and Claire have agreed to carry on their respective roles in 2021. However, for personal reasons, Claire does not wish to take on the Captaincy in 2022 and would like to postpone her year until 2023. We will be discussing this matter again at our July meeting.
Our long serving Hon. Secretary Eileen, will be retiring in November so a new Secretary is required at the end of this year.
THIS IS URGENT!!