The Associations AGM will take place on March 25th at 2pm in the Tullamore Court Hotel. A copy of the constitution as it currently is, can be found here.
The Nominations and Motions are as follows;
- Dan McCarthy
- Martin Egan
- Nicola Conway
- Pat McGirl
Secretary: Annette Colfer
Treasurer: Anthony Pender
Executive Committee of ITOWA:
In order to meet our requirements under the new Governance Code, as well as to restore the Association to a solid financial footing, in light of constantly increasing insurance costs and to improve the governance and transparency of the Association, the Executive proposes the following motion:
(Motion 1) To Adopt and implement the Administrative Goals for 2018, including adopting the required constitutional amendments (if you have difficulty reading the plan, a copy can be downloaded here):
1.Compliance with the New Governance Code
2.Have all members of the Executive sign off on the Core Grant application each year.
4.Review Provincial Board Structure
5. Set up & Publish Registered Officials Database
6. Appoint a Clubs Liaison Officer to the Executive and make it an elected position every 2 years, in line with the Secretary and Treasurers positions.
| Adopt the Corporate Code of Governance Review penalties for Offences
Provincial Delegates to be elected at Provincial A.G.M.
Provincial Board Compliance
Increase the Number of Active Officials
Appoint a Clubs Liaison Officer
Provide Funding for 2018 I.T.O.W.A. Objectives in compliance with Sport Ireland
|Budget Proposal Presented by Financial Officer To A.G.M.|
|| Increased number of Members Club Category, Officials Category, OTHER
Change the Affiliation year
1.Delivery of Coaching Courses at Introduction and
level 1,Youth, and Ladies
2.Delivery of Level 2 pilot Course
|Increased number of Level 1 Coaches.Coaching Development sessions for Youth and Ladies and Schools|
2 Club Development
4.Assist Clubs to avail of Funding through Sports Capital, Local, and Association Initiatives.
| Increased number of clubs Competing.
Increased Participation within Clubs
Standardize Training Equipment
Link in with Clubs (offer open training days)
Invite teachers to level 1 coaching days
Keep schools informed/ get feedback on T.O.W. in their school
Continue to link in with LSP in our active areas
| Increase Youth Participation
Increased number of level 1 coaches
Teachers can give their opinion on how it is or is not working for their school, Allows ITOWA to assess the development officers delivering to schools.
1. Publish Quarterly Report /Newsletter of T.O.W. activity.
2. Coordinate Club Provincial/ National P.R.O.
3.Contact Database of Local & National Radio/Press
| Distribute to all members.
Promote club locally/Provincialy/Nationally
Coverage of Tug of War Championships
|Health & Safety and Child Protection
1.Delivery of Code of Ethics Courses for Coaches
2.Garda Vetting of Under Age Coaches
3.Prioritise H&S awareness within club,
4.Promote Club Members Health Awareness
| Code of Ethics Statement
Up Date Coaching Records.
Club Safety Statement
Medical Health Check.
Sources of Income:
- Yearly Affiliation/Membership
- Gate Receipts
- Sport Ireland Funding