Minutes of Meeting held at NHS Sports and Social Club
On 3rd March 2016 with 18 members present.
Apologies (8) from: Ian Hotchkies, Gerry Bee, Andy McEvoy, Brian Smith, David Milburn, Peter Hartley, Paul and Joe Ballantyne.
David King took the minutes due to the Secretary’s absence.
Minutes, no matters arising.
Details were given regarding; Lol Cussons evening (free), 4th March; Annual Legends evening (£17.50), 1 April and Dinner (£25), 2nd April – names to Ian Hotchkies.
Also BARA / Development Event in Leeds on Monday 21 March 2016, guest Mike Riley. BARA to be presented with their Gold Quest award.
Membership is at 58 no. down on previous years.
Schools Finals (Yr 7-11): Brandon Bishop asked for referees for games on 22/3 march at Wigginton KO 4pm.
Problem Corner – not discussed
Keith Scoffham talked about his career as a referee based in the NE. Originally from Chesterfield. Refereeing for some 50 years and still active on Northern Alliance.
Keith talked about “Us, T’others and Them” – discussing his experiences as a referee (secretaries, groundsmen and footballers) and the need to manage games and use people skills.
All were reminded of the forthcoming events (Lol Cussons 4 March, Legends Evening 1 April and RA Dinner 2 April 2016).
Next committee meeting is 30 March and next meeting is 7 April 2016.
There being no more business meeting closed at 9.35.