The Structure of the Croquet Association
The top-level governance of the Croquet Association is specified by its constitution and is summarised below.
The Council has overall responsibility for the affairs of the Association, with a focus on high-level policy, strategic initiatives, scrutiny and transparency. It has:
and the following non-voting members:
In addition, the President and any guests invited by the Chairman of Council may attend meetings and speak but not vote. The Vice-Presidents are Officers of the Association whose office convey no executive powers and are not ex-officio members of Council.
The Honorary Secretary and Honorary Treasurer of the CA are elected annually at the Association's AGM.
The Council elects its Chairman and Vice-Chairman annually.
Day-to-day business (including the authority to execute financial transactions, implementation of policy, and recommendation of new, or changes to, policy) is delegated to the Executive Board, which in turn can delegate to its committees.
The Executive Board has the following voting members:
The Executive Board appoints the Manager of the CA who reports to its Chairman, is based in the Association's office and shall be a non-voting member.
The President, Chairman of Council and any guests invited by the Chairman of the Executive Board may attend meetings and speak but not vote.
|Committees and Groups of the Executive Board|