Committee members are elected by the membership to hold office for 3 years after which they have to step down. The one exception is an incumbent Vice-Chair who is allowed to be re-elected (if they so wish) as the Chair.
Committee members can, of course, retire from the committee at any time. Persons with particular skills can be seconded onto the Committee but they have restricted rights.
The current Committee is as follows:
Chair: Ivan Rickett
Vice-chair: Brian Hunt
Secretary: Beverly Hunt
Treasurer: Doreen Levy
Membership Secretary: Sue Bridgman
Minute Secretary: Sheila Shuker
Publicity: Maureen Rae/Joy White
Village Hall Representative: Derek Bellringer
Sports Hall Representative: Mike Shuker
Social Secretaries: Bev Hunt and Brian Hunt
Other Posts (although NOT Committee members)
Speaker Organiser: Joe Abbott
Interest Group Coordinator: Diane Caulkett
Magazine Editor: Russ Longson
Essex Association of U3As Contact: Dina Bott
Website Administrator: David Gipson
When members of the Committee have served their allotted time their replacements must be nominated and elected by the membership and announced at the September AGM. For further information regarding the running of our U3A please see the Constitution page
The Committee meets once a month at the Burnham Council Offices on the Friday preceding the monthly meeting to discuss and formulate policies relating to the U3A.