Dhekelia Station, Cyprus
06 August 2013
06/08/13: NEW SAILING SECRETARY
Tim May has been appointed Sailing Secretary, with immediate effect, replacing Andy Cherry, who will be leaving Cyprus shortly for Kazakstan. Many Thanks to Andy & Sue for all they have contributed to the club over several years.
21/04/13: CHANGE OF CLUB NAME
The club will in future be known as the DHEKELIA SERVICES SAILING CLUB
21/04/13: COMMITTEE CHANGES
At the AGM, the following committee changes were confirmed:
Vice Commodore & Publicity Officer: Charlie Taylor
Rear Commodore Sailing: Chis Dodds
Club Secretary: Kevin Flint
Membership Secretary: John Turner
19/03/13: REAR COMMODORE RESIGNS
Robert Higham has resigned as Rear Commodore with immediate effect. No successor has yet been appointed but an announcement will be made in due course.
09/01/13: 2013 AGM SCHEDULED FOR 21 APRIL at 1600
12/09/12: VICE COMMODORE APPOINTED
Lee Beales has been appointed Vice-Commodore with immediate effect, filling the post vacated by Neil Siddall who left the island some months ago.
08/08/12: NEW COMMODORE APPOINTED
Following Frank Short's recent departure from Cyprus, Mick Jordan has been appointed Commodore with immediate effect.
30/05/12: COMMITTEE CHANGES
Following the AGM on 20 May, the following Committee changes are now confirmed:
Rear Commodore: Robert Higham (replacing Rod Kershaw)
Facilities Officer: Pete Whiting (replacing Robert Higham)
Non EC Posts:
Publicity Officer & Newsletter Editor: Lorraine Marriott (Replacing Alan Norman)
House Officer: Alan Gaddass (previously vacant)
Assistant Bosun: Nick Staunton
H&S Officer: David Grainger
Shop Officer: David Donnelly
25/04/12: CHANGE OF MEMBERSHIP SECRETARY
With immediate effect, Steve Kimberley has resigned as Membership Secretary, and his responsibilities have been be taken over by Jenny Toumazi, who will combine the administration of membership with her existing duties as Club Secretary.
10/02/12: NEW COMMODORE
Frank Short, has been appointed Commodore with immediate effect. He replaces Mark Nicholas who has recently left Cyprus.
20/07/11: NEW COMMODORE
Mark Nicholas, of the Royal Anglian Regiment, has been appointed Commodore with immediate effect. He replaces Helen Alefounder, who will be leaving Cyprus shortly.
28/06/10: FACILITIES COMMITTEE CHANGES
Pete Last has been appointed as Entertainments Officer, replacing Paul Wilkie who has stepped down due to work commitments. Paul Wilkie will help with Entertainments as and when his work permits.
Pete Last will continue as Publicity Officer & Newsletter Editor, but will stand down as Property Officer, and be replaced in that capacity by by Pete Toumazi.
29/04/10: NEW COMMODORE
Helen Alefounder has been appointed Commodore, with effect from 25 April, replacing Ed Sellon who will be leaving Cyprus very shortly.
29/04/10: OTHER COMMITTEE CHANGES
The following new committee appointments were approved at the recent AGM:
Chief Instructor: IRIS BURT (Sailing Committee)
Training Master (power): PETER HILLYARD (Sailing Committee)
Assistant Bosun: ROD KERSHAW (Sailing Committee)
House Officer: PETE JONES (Facilities Committee)
Entertainments Officer: PAUL WILKIE (Facilities Committee)
15/03/10: DEATH ANNOUNCEMENT
We regret to announce the death of Assistant Safety Boat Officer, Chris Horn. We understand that the cause of death was Peritonitis and that Chris was in Kazakstan on business at the time. On behalf of the club we send our condolences to his wife, Veronica, who is currently in the UK. Chris, an expert in electronics & radio communications, became associated with the club last summer, volunteering his expertise in connection with the rescue boat radios, and generallly helping out with rescue boat maintenance. The funeral is scheduled for 29March in the UK. Individual messages of condolence may be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
05/12/09: SAILING COMMITEE CHANGES
1. Brian Ogden has been appointed Sailing Secretary with immediate effect. Thanks to outgoing Sailing Secretary, Andy Cherry
2. Robert Higham has been appointed Training Master - Power, with immediate effect. Thanks to Andy White who previously held this post.
18/11/09: CONSTITUTION & CHARTER
All service clubs are charities registered with the UK Charities Commission. Under UKCC rules, the club has been obliged, as with all service clubs, to adopt a new "generic" constitution. The old constitution governs the way that the sailing club is structured and organised, and so needs to be retained, and it has been re-named with some minor amendments, as the Club Charter. Both can be viewed as follows:
NEW GENERIC CONSTITUTION
NEW CLUB CHARTER
18/11/09: HOUSE/FACILITIES COMMITTEE CHANGES
1. As part of the new club Charter, the House Committee has now been re-designated as the Facilities Committee.
2. In addition, the posts of Bar Member, House Member, Entertainments Member, Shop Member and Property Member have been re-named as Bar Officer, House Officer, Shop Officer, Entertainments Officer and Property Officer.
3. Tricia Last has been appointed to the post of Bar Officer replacing Mike Gresswell, who, with wife Rachel, will shortly moving back to the UK).
4. Peter Last, has been appointed Publicity Officer, and newsletter editor, replacing Rachel Gresswell.
09/11/09: APPOINTMENT OF TREASURER
Ben Tatem has been appointed Treasurer with immediate effect. Thanks to previous treasurer, Meli Tawalikilae.
11/09/09: APPOINTMENT OF VICE-COMMODORE
Mike Hood has been appointed Vice Commodore with immediate effect.
03/09/09: HOUSE COMMITTEE CHANGES
Sally Higham has been appointed Entertainment Member, Robert Higham has replaced her as House Member and Willie McAlpine has been appointed Shop Member, to be assited by his wife Kirsteen.
24/08/09: APPOINTMENT OF NEW COMMODORE
Captain Ed Sellon has been appointed Commodore with immediate effect, replacing Major Mike Lewis, who has moved on to the UK.
12/08/09: APPOINTMENT OF ASSISTANT SBO's
Barry Attwood and Chris Horn have been appointed Assistant SBO's and will cover the extended periods when the Fred Ayris, (SBO) is out of the country.
15/07/09: APPOINTMENT OF NEW TREASURER
Meli Tawakilai has been appointed to the Executive Committee as Treasurer of the club with immediate effect, replacing Ian Hutchinson who is leaving the island shortly. Meli is based at the offices of 62RE.
12/06/09: APPOINTMENT OF HEALTH & SAFETY OFFICER
Rick Parr has been appointed to the new post of Health & Safety Officer, and will be responsible for all aspects of shore based Health and Safety at the club.
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