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Overview

BCA Executive is governed by Section 6.14 of the Constitution.

The Constitution states that the Executive is made up of: Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary but that Council may then add further Members, as may be deemed necessary.

The Executive's main roles is to manage the affairs of the Association between Council Meetings. In practice this means:

  • assisting with, and advising on, the running of Standing Committees and Working Groups, as needed;
  • facilitating efficient working of the Association by acting as a 'filter' through which proposed changes are initially run;
  • making any urgent decisions, and subsequent actions, that may become necessary for the good of the Association;
  • calling an Emergency General Meeting, should the situation require it.

By its very nature, the work of the Executive is varied and, therefore, dealt with by the appropriate means at the time. This includes: face-to-face meetings; phone calls; e-mail; and probably in the future web conferencing.

Decision making is almost exclusively by discussion and mutual agreement. However, in the event that a vote becomes necessary, the Secretary and Treasurer shall have one vote each, and the Chairman the casting vote.

In the event of one of more Members of the Executive being away and out of contact, the remaining Member, or Members, should aim to deal only with the most urgent, or non-controversial business. Should something urgent arise, then no one single member of Executive should deal with it on their own. Instead they should liaise with at least two other appropriate Council Members first, and make their decision on the basis of this. It is recommended that a record of these discussions be kept.

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