IMPORTANT TEAM ANNOUNCEMENTS & SURVEY (August 2013)

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– Invite to end of year Armada party (Saturday 31st August)
– Annual General Meeting and Elections for the new club board on September 1st
– Invitation to all members to participate in club committees
– Club Dues for the 2013/14 season
– Complete the form below once you have reviewed the information on this page [REQUIRED]

Invite to end of year Armada party (Saturday 31st August)

This is an open invite to members, friends and family to come to the end of year party. From 1pm on Saturday August 31st, there will be Bowling and Beer at Mira Mesa Lanes. From 3pm onwards, there will be a BBQ and Pool Party at Sunny and James’ house, which is 5 minutes staggering distance away. There will be an event in the Armada group with directions to Sunny and James’ house and also final details on the bowling.

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

The AGM for SD Armada members will be held after touch, on Sunday 1st September (at 1pm). If you were a paid-up member of Armada for the 2012/13 year, please confirm by August 30th whether you will be attending the AGM, or if you would like to nominate a proxy to vote on your behalf in the board elections.
Also, nominations are now open for the 7 board positions:
– President
– Vice-President
– Treasurer
– Secretary
– Match Secretary
– Member at Large 1
– Member at Large 2
If you would like to nominate yourself or someone else, please ensure you complete the survey form below before August 30th.
Please make every effort to attend the meeting, or nominate a proxy, so that we can have enough people in attendance to vote in elections for the new board.

Invitation to all members to participate in club committees

Please review the following committee descriptions and select at least one committee that you wish to participate in to help SD Armada plan for a successful 2013/4 season.

Media/Public Relations Committee (Chair: Patrick Johnson)
Description: The Media/PR Comm will be in charge of putting out the word on any Armada matches, fundraisers or events to the public by using effective and creative means. This can be a Facebook invite, putting together any e-flyers or emails and using any other means of social networking to make the Armada more visible in the community. You will need to be in close communication with the Match Secretary and other committees to get information on upcoming events that needs to be dispersed.

Team Development (Chair: Tom Cobb/Peter Judd)
Description: The Team Develepment committee is in charge of creating opportunities for the team to come together off the pitch. Organizing post practice drink ups, weeeknd workouts, BBQ’s, camping trips, Beer tasting events or any variety of events that will encourage teammates to get to know each other. This will also include community outreach opportunities such as participation in events like the AIDS walks, beach cleanups, or any other charity/fundraisers.

Fundraising Committee (Chair: ???)
Description: The Fundraising committee will be in charge of any fundraising events. Included will be the monthly Jell-O shot fundraisers. Its up to you to come up with other fundraising opportunities such as car washes, BBQ’s, Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction or anything else that will help to raise funds for upcoming away tournaments or any needs the team may have.

Rucktacular Committee (Chair: Jose Zamora)
Description: Planning for Rucktacular which is being hosted by SD Armada this year on Sat/Sun December 7th/8th.

Dues

In addition to USA Rugby membership, all players must also pay membership dues to SD Armada in order to play. Club dues for the 2013/14 season are $300. If you pay $100 by the end of August and commit to paying 2 further payments of $75 each in September and October, dues are reduced to $250. For payment information, send an email to treasurer@sdarmada.com or bring cash/credit card along to any practice sessions and speak to Sunny Joat or James Ellis.

Please complete this short survey form