The OCR Executive Committee met on Sunday last week. Key things to note from that meeting are set out below. If anyone would like a copy of the minutes please contact me.
Finance report back and decisions made
After discussion on a number of issues, the Committee agreed that:
Feedback from the convenors of both events was discussed and key learnings noted. Steph will update the Handbook to capture these so please do refer to the Handbook if you find yourself responsible for convening one of our away events. It has some really useful information in it!
Health and Safety
OCRC will appoint one of our coaches to act as Safety Officer, who will take responsibility for ensuring that all WRC water safety guidelines are complied with, and for overseeing safety standards during trainings and regattas throughout the season. We will advise who our new Safety Officer is when the coaches have had a chance to discuss this.
Additional Ruamahanga training
The Committee discussed the feasibility of individual squads determining their own additional training days at the Ruamahanga, on top of the training programme already agreed for the season. We also discussed whether the Friday/ Saturday only limitation should be re-visited as we get closer to the competitive end of the season. We agreed that it was great if individual squads wanted to exercise initiative in arranging their own training – but on the basis that:
Summer Camp 2017 and 2018
The dates for the next two summer camps have been agreed. These are:
Next Executive Committee meeting
The Committee will meet again at 4pm on Monday 8 February. Please let me know if there is anything you would like the Committee to discuss.
Key dates for February/ March:
KR 2 – Cambridge Town Cup
Our rowers will be returning late on Sunday night. We will keep squad managers informed of their progress, and hopefully your rower will also be in contact with you directly to let you know when they are likely to be back at the school. Please be on time to collect rowers, and be prepared to help unload the bus and stow gear – our parent helpers will be in great need of a break!
Stephanie Clark President of OCRC.