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Committees

Last updated: 26th January 2018

The society shall have the following committees, in addition to the Executive Committee:

  1. Front of House Committee (Duty Managers Committee)
  2. Projection Committee
  3. Publicity Committee
  4. Technical Committee
  5. IT Committee
  6. Marketing Committee

Appropriate notification for the meeting of any committee shall be no less than 48 hours. Individual committees may define their own timescales if they consider this timescale to be impractically short.

The committees shall have the following responsibilities and remits:

  1. Front of House Committee
    1. All qualified DMs who are full members of WSC.
    2. Are essentially the student decision making body for FoH, led by the Chief Duty Manager who retains overall responsibility.
    3. Shall help the Chief Duty Manager(s) ensure all shows are covered by sufficient DMs and stewards.
    4. Matters of importance as deemed by the Chief Duty Manager or Exec as a whole shall be voted on by the committee.
    5. Shall discuss progress of trainees.
    6. Shall vote to qualify new DMs (a minimum of three full members must be present).
    7. Can vote to propose a de-qualification to the Exec. However, the Chief Duty Manager(s) can decide that it is not appropriate to consult the committee in this case.
    8. Shall be key in the training of all stewards and DMs.
    9. Shall help uphold FoH standards.
    10. Shall generally assist the Chief Duty Manager(s) when requested.
    11. Can propose to the Exec to remove a trainee DM from the training scheme, given appropriate cause and warning.
    12. When it is required for the proper execution of their duty, members shall be granted knowledge of the code to WSC's safe, on the understanding that they're not to share or change it.
  2. Projection Committee
    1. All qualified projectionists who are full members of WSC.
    2. Shall be the decision making body for the projectionists on any issues within their remit, chaired by the Chief Projectionist(s).
    3. Shall help the Chief Projectionist(s) ensure all shows are covered.
    4. The Chief Projectionist(s) shall be responsible for the creation and dissemination of the meeting agenda.
    5. A minimum of three full members must be present to form a .Qualification Committee., which itself has the power to qualify projectionists at Qualification Shows.
    6. Can vote to propose a de-qualification to the Exec. However, the Chief Projectionist(s) can decide that it is not appropriate to consult the committee in this case.
    7. Shall be key in the proper coordination of the Projection Training Scheme and shall decide upon the maximum number of trainees.
    8. Shall help uphold projection standards.
    9. Shall work with each other to improve knowledge of projection.
    10. Shall generally assist the Chief Projectionist(s) when requested.
    11. Can propose to the Exec to remove a trainee projectionist from the training scheme, given appropriate cause and warning.
  3. Publicity Committee
    1. The Publicity Officer(s) may add any full member of WSC to the committee.
    2. The Publicity Officer(s) has the power to appoint any full member of the committee to any of the committee's specific roles.
    3. New roles can only be created with agreement from Exec.
    4. Shall assist the Publicity Officer(s) at all times.
    5. Shall work to produce all WSC publicity.
    6. Shall work on new publicity ideas.
    7. Shall encourage new people to become involved.
    8. Shall help train each other.
    9. Shall help compile the publicity budget.
  4. Technical Committee
    1. Any qualified projectionist who is a full member of WSC and wishes to join.
    2. Shall assist the Technical Officer(s) at all times.
    3. Shall carry out all technical work.
    4. Shall vote on large purchases or project ideas.
    5. Shall train each other in all areas of technical work needed.
    6. Shall help encourage others to become involved in the Technical Committee.
    7. Shall discuss the technical budget.
    8. Shall write all proposals for technical grants.
  5. IT Committee
    1. The IT Officer(s) may add any full member of WSC to the committee.
    2. The IT Officer(s) has the power to appoint any full member of the committee to any of the committee's specific roles.
    3. New roles can only be created with agreement from Exec.
    4. Shall assist the IT Officer(s) at all times.
    5. Shall carry out all IT work.
    6. Shall vote on all large purchases or ideas.
    7. Shall help encourage others to become involved in the IT committee.
    8. Shall train each other in all areas of the IT systems.
  6. Marketing Committee
    1. The Marketing Officer(s) may add any full member of WSC to the committee.
    2. The Marketing Officer(s) has the power to appoint any full member of the committee to any of the committee's specific roles.
    3. New roles can only be created with agreement from Exec.
    4. Shall assist the Marketing Officer(s) at all times.
    5. Shall work to produce all WSC marketing.
    6. Shall work on new marketing ideas.
    7. Shall encourage new people to become involved.
    8. Shall help train each other.