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Structure & Policy

Organisational Structure

Gymnastics Ireland is a company limited by guarantee (CLG)

The Board is elected/appointed every fourth AGM and is responsible for the following...

  1. Establish vision, mission and values
  2. Setting Strategy & Structure
  3. Delegation to Manage
  4. Exercise accountability to members and be responsible to relevant stakeholders

 See below a summary in relation to the Board structure and operation...

  • Min 7 Max 9 members
  • 4 elected
    • Deputy Chair
    • Company Secretary
    • 2 x members representatives targeted at being individuals who will represent club and gymnast interests from the broad membership base
  • 5 appointed via Nominations panel
    • Chair
    • 2 x members
    • 2 x independent members where independent is defined as non-members who have not had an administrative or influential role within the organisation within the past 3 years
  • The following competencies must be fulfilled
    • Financial
    • Legal
    • PR & Communication
    • Commercial
  • One person may fulfil more than one competency
  • Quorum 5
  • Gender balance – must be 2 male and 2 female Board members
  • Term duration 3 years
  • Max 3 consecutive terms (member may gain re-election after a break from the board of 1 term)
  • Targeted rotation: 3 new – 3 sitting – 3 exiting at an election AGM
  • No more than 2 representatives from one club shall simultaneously occupy a place on the Board

The executive/staff team are responsible for the implementation of strategy/policy and day-to-day operation of the company.
The CEO acts as the link between the Board & the executive/staff, advising the Board in relation to strategy and policy development, in addition to directing/managing the staff in the day-to-day operation of the company.

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