I am the first point of contact for the Association and the person responsible
for driving it forward on a day to day basis. The main duties are outlined
1. Dealing with
enquiries and information requests from within the BCA and outside on a
wide variety of topics.
2. Producing agendas
and minutes for the AGM and the three committee meetings held each year,
contributing to the discussion and decision making at such meetings and
ensuring that all agreed actions are carried out.
3. Acting as the
interface with the International Braille Chess Association (IBCA) and
making the arrangements for BCA teams and individuals to play in
4. Providing help and
support for the BCA fundraiser: this includes providing input to
sponsorship bids, preparing budget statements for international events, and
producing short reports on how funds have been spent.
5. Liaising with the
BCA treasurer on a variety of financial issues including countersigning
cheques raised by the treasurer.
6. Producing and
updating entries about the BCA in a variety of directories and
7. Keeping members in
touch with developments by producing articles for the Gazette.
8. Providing input to the preparation of the BCA Annual Report and
the three year Business Plan.