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Norfolk Tortoise Club Committee

Norfolk Tortoise Club is run by a committee of volunteers elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the end of each year.

The 2016/17 committee consists of the following members:

  • Kayleigh Maguire (Chair)
  • Eleanor Tirtasana Chubb (Secretary)
  • Bob Summers (Treasurer)

 

  • Julie Smith (General Member)
  • Gary White (General Member)
  • Rosemary McPherson (General Member)
  • Kay Montandon (General Member)
  • 3 x vacant General Member posts.

 

Club Constitution and Charity application.

The committee intends to apply for charity status in 2017, in order to do so the club requires a more robust constitution. Charity status will allow the club to accept more financial donations including legacies, this will further allow us to continue our work to improve captive tortoise welfare.
A new constitution was voted in by a majority vote at the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on Saturday 25th February 2017.
To view the  new constitution please click HERE.

 

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02.08.2017: As part of our application to the charity commission, a number of small ammendments are further required to the clubs constitution. Please click HERE to see the proposed constitution with changes highlighted in red. The constitution will be voted in at the Extraordinary General Meeting taking place alongside the hibernation event on Saturday 23rd September 2017 at Hethersett Hall. Paid members are required to vote in favour for the changes to become binding. 

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Committee meetings

The committee meets as necessary to discuss the running of the club. Members are also welcome to attend these meetings, submit items for discussion and view copies of the minutes taken. Please contact us for further information.

Become a member of Norfolk Tortoise Club.

Membership costs £10 for 12 months. Paid members receive a 10% discount off one club shop transaction and FREE entry to our Hethersett Hall events, other benefits are also being explored.

Please contact us if you would like to join the club or see the membership stall at one of our events.
All members are expected to abide by the clubs Code of Conduct.

 

Become a Committee Member

Members are able to stand for election at our Anual General Meeting, applications will be accepted 6 weeks before. If you are interested in standing you may wish to attend a committee meeting to see what is involved. 

The committee may have vacant posts throughout the year if committee members need to resign due to other commitments. If you would like to apply for a vacant post please make yourself know to the club. 

 

Volunteering

The club is entirely run by volunteers and there are a variety of tasks to help out with including admin, tortoise care, promotion and events. Please contact us if you would like to help. Many tasks could be done remotely for people not based in Norfolk.

 

 

Kayleigh Maguire

Kayleigh Maguire

Chairwoman

Eleanor Tirtasana Chubb

Eleanor Tirtasana Chubb

Secretary

Bob Summers

Bob Summers

Treasurer

Julie Smith

Julie Smith

General Member

Gary White

Gary White

General Member

Rosemary McPherson

Rosemary McPherson

General Member

Kay Montandon

Kay Montandon

General Member

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