Old Boys Association -hereinafter referred to as the Association
Association Committee - hereinafter referred to as the Committee
Association consists of Past Pupils of the Salesian School at
Blaisdon Hall and others connected with the School.
It is both a social club and a means of renewing our Salesian
heritage and a way to help the Salesian Mission worldwide.
Activities are reported through the occasional Newsletters
published in the Blaisdon Website www.blaisdonbrotherhood.info
and for those without access to the website by, usually two, mailings to
their home addresses.
is open to all Blaisdon Past Pupils and Blaisdon staff and to the Friends
of Blaisdon, especially from the village of Blaisdon who have taken the
Past Pupils to their hearts and provided facilities for our continued
reunions at Blaisdon since the school was closed, and such others as may
are usually two reunions each year – one at Easter time and the main
annual reunion and luncheon in the summer.
These reunions are for the wider family, both Salesian and natural.
is a voluntary administrative and organising committee, of no fixed size,
which contains the following officers: Blaisdon President, Blaisdon
Secretary, Assistant Secretary, Blaisdon Treasurer and other normal
committee members. The term
of office of the first established Blaisdon Committee shall be three years
and thereafter for such term as shall be decided by the Association.
Members and Officers shall be eligible for re-election at the end
of their term of office along with new nominees.
other members of the Committee shall take on whatever works the Committee
shall delegate to them. Any
member of the Association may become a normal member of the Committee
if they are ready to help with the Committee’s work.
Association Constitution will be recorded on the Blaisdon Website www.blaisdonbrotherhood.info
Old Boys Association
145 Glengesh Road
Blaisdon School Badge, National Tie, International
Lapel Badge and Emblems on Home page of Blaisdon’s Website.
Salesian Old Boys Blaisdon Association
To encourage, promote and provide social and
fellowship activities and other gatherings for members of the Association
and their families. To
support National Federation activities.
To support the National Federation Salesian Mission objectives to
help the young and the poor of the world.
To provide welfare support for members as may be needed, subject to
Available to all past pupils of the Salesian School
at Blaisdon Hall during 1935-1995 and to others associated with Blaisdon
Hall and The Friends of Blaisdon and others granted honorary membership by
Members’ subscriptions shall be a voluntary £10.00p.a. Due
on 01January each year, or such other amount and time as may be deemed necessary by
the Committee and ratified at an annual summer Reunion.
The Secretary shall keep a register of members.
The Treasurer will keep a record of members’ paid subscriptions.
The Management of the Association shall be vested in the Committee,
which shall meet as required but at least twice annually.
The meetings shall be chaired by the President or in his absence by
a member elected to chair the meeting.
The Committee shall consist of at least six members
The Committee shall appoint its own Officers
The Committee shall have the right to co-opt members
Any member of the Committee may be removed from office by a
vote by two thirds of those at the annual Reunion
If the number of Committee Members is reduced below a quorum
of five members no binding resolutions can be achieved until a future
meeting with the required quorum present.
Committee members are volunteers and no remuneration is
paid. However certain
consumables: such as postage, paper, inks and catering for the meetings,
may be paid by the Treasurer. Travel
costs however are not recoverable.
Without prejudice the Committee, through the Treasurer, may
expend monies of the Association in furtherance of the Association’s
The Annual General
Meeting of the Committee shall take place at or soon before the
summer Reunion. The Treasurer
will produce a Statement of Account and Balance Sheet to be presented at
the Summer Reunion to all the members present.
Every question at the
annual reunion shall be decided by a show of hands when each member
present shall have one vote only. A
declaration by the President or, in his absence another chosen member of
the Committee, that the vote has been carried shall be recorded by
the Secretary or his Assistant and promulgated via the Blaisdon Website www.blaisdonbrotherhood.info
The accounts of the Association
shall be maintained in a manner acceptable to the members of the Association.
The Treasurer shall account for all the funds of the Association.
All expenditure shall be authorised by the Committee and
supported by receipts and bills where applicable.
All cheques to be signed by the Treasurer, and counter-signed by
the President, or the alternate counter-signatory.
All income shall be paid in, intact, promptly to the Association's
account at any local branch of Barclays Bank Plc.
member shall be indemnified by the Association against all costs
losses and expenses which such member may incur or become liable to by
reasons of any actions by him as such Committee member by way of
discharge of his duties, and the amount for which such indemnity is
provided shall immediately act as lien on the funds of the Association
and have priority as between members over all other claims.
member shall be liable for the acts, receipts, neglects or defaults of any
other Committee member or for joining in any receipt or other act
for conformity or for any loss or expense happening to the Association
through the insufficient or deficiency or any security in or upon which
monies of the Association shall be invested or for any loss or
damage arising from bankruptcy, insolvency or tortuous act of any person
with whom monies, securities or effect be deposited or for any loss
occasioned by any error of judgment or oversight on his part, or for any
other loss, damage or misfortune whatever which shall happen in the
execution of the duties of his office or in relation thereto unless the
same happened through his own dishonesty.
Notice of Resignation
Notice of resignation
shall be sent in writing to the Secretary.
The President, Secretary
or Treasurer shall sign all correspondence on behalf of the Association,
except where otherwise directed by the Committee.
Inspection of Register
Any member may inspect
the Register of Members at any reasonable hour at any time where it is
Winding up or Dissolution
may be wound up on the direction of the Committee in which a
liquidator will be appointed by the Committee.
Assets shall be distributed in the following order
Payments to creditors
Refunds of such sums as may be directed by the liquidator
Refund of unexpired portion of Member’s subscriptions
Remainder to be disposed of as directed by the Committee
Created 17 November 2006 -
Amended 31 August
2009 New Pres. Fees Vol.