The British Association of Teachers of the Deaf
Promoting Excellence in Deaf Education

The roles of the Secretary and Treasurer of the Regions and Nations

Role of the Secretary, Regional/National Committee

  • Liaise with Chair to organise committee meetings
  • Co-ordinate and distribute agenda for meetings
  • Minute committee meetings and distribute to participants; update action points before next meeting
  • Book speakers/session leaders for events
  • Liaise with committee members over progress of event planning, designated tasks etc.

Role of the Treasurer, Regional/National Committee

  • Monitor the income and expenditure
  • Keep committee informed about current funds
  • Maintain contact with BATODís national Treasurer
  • Find and make use of a suitable independent examiner for the annual accounts to 31st July
  • Write a report for the regional/national AGM
  • Submit the annual account report by 31st October to the national Treasurer
  • Pay invoices and expenses
  • Record and issue receipts for monies received.