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Elected British Cycling North East Board Members

The following were elected as British Cycling North East Board Members at the recent Extra Ordinary Meeting on March 11th 2017.

Chairperson: Mike Hodgson Secretary: Sam Waugh Treasurer: Lorna Gilroy Board Members: 1.Dave Morton 2.Kevin Brennan 3.Ian Jones 4.Dave Maclean 5.John Reed 6.Ian Dimmick British Cycling Staff:
Lorna Bennett Regional Development Manager Andy Cosgrove Regional Events Officer Phil Jack Regional Events Administrator Peter Riddell Recreation Manager


North East Regional Extra Ordinary Meeting

North East Regional Extra Ordinary Meeting

Held at the Marriot Hotel Gateshead

On March 11th 2017

North East Region of British Cycling


Present: Tony Barry, Ian Dimmick, Lorna Gilroy, Andy Cosgrove, Peter Riddle, Ian Jones, Mike Hodgson, Geoff Turner, Kevin Brennan, Dave McClean.

Apologies: Sam Waugh, John Reed, Phil Jack, Lorna Bennett, David Morton

The Chairman for the meeting; Tony Barry, Chairman of the North West Region opened the meeting the purpose to elect a chair, administrator and 6 Board Members from attendees and those who had sent in their apologies and had shown an interest by submitting their C.V.

The following were elected to their position by a majority vote by those attending the meeting and are able to vote at the Regional meeting.

  • Chairman – Mike Hodgson
  • Administrator – Sam Waugh
  • Treasurer – Lorna Gilroy
  • Board Members – Ian Dimmick, Ian Jones, Dave McClean, Kevin Brennan, John Reed, David Morton, Lorna Bennett, Peter Riddell, Phil Jack

It was proposed to have a further meeting at the Marriott on March 27th at 7.30pm as there were a number of people who would have attended today’s meeting but for various reasons and were unable to do so.

All of the elections were unanimously up held by those present and agreed to serve until the next AGM later in 2017.

Discussions took place on a way forward for the NE Region and all agreed it was a fruitful meeting.

Meeting closed 12.46.

Next meeting March 27th 7.00 for 7.30pm at the Marriot Hotel, Gateshead

Special Meeting of the North East Regional Council

We would like to inform you, with prior notice of a special meeting of the North East Regional Council with the purpose of electing a new Regional Chair of the Board and any additional members of the Regional Board that is considered necessary to ensure the region has sufficient resources.

The meeting will be at the Marriott Hotel, MetroCentre, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear NE1 9XF on Saturday 11 March 2017 at 11:00am.

If you are a member of a British Cycling affiliated club, please contact your Club Secretary to attend as a representative. If you are not a member of an affiliated club, you may still attend as an observer.

The role of the Regional Board

British Cycling's North East Regional Board, comprises of a number of volunteers who meet approximately every six to eight weeks. The Regional Board plays a pivotal role in development and support across all disciplines of Cycle Sport across the region.  This includes setting up appropriate work groups to provide specific support in areas such as youth development and event development.

If you would like to be part of the success of British Cycling and to support and shape Cycle Sport in your region, we hope that you would be able to join us.

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