British Airways Retired Staff Association Constitution
facilities for the benefit of members.
authorised by the Executive Committee.
the Airways Pension Scheme provided they had completed not less than five years
of service on retirement.
on the prescribed form, and the Committee may approve or reject any application without
assigning any reason. On approval of an application by the Committee, the applicant shall become
a member of the Association.
ex officio a representative of British Airways and it’s Associate Companies.
continuously, but they shall be eligible for re-election at the end of this term.
and Secretary, to be called the Executive Committee, at the annual election.
require, additional members, who may or may not be members of the Association to assist or
advise the Committee on any particular subject.
Committee shall be not less than seven members. If the Chairman and Vice-Chairman are not
present at a meeting the Committee shall elect a Chairman for that meeting.
Committee Members are expected to attend all Management Committee Meetings.
necessary and in doing so, shall specify their terms of reference and authority. Sub-committees
shall report to the main Committee where approval for projects or guidance on policy is required.
All members elected are expected to attend the RSA office weekly. In addition to their
specific committee duties, and to assist in all functions. If in the opinion, of the committee any
members fail to discharge these duties, or do not attend three consecutive meetings, without
reasonable cause, they may by Resolution and a vote of two thirds of the members present, be asked
Members occur. Any Member may nominate in writing any other member for election to
the Committee, provided this is agreed by the Member nominated and seconded by one
other Member. Nomination and ballot forms for the election of the Committee Members to
be available from the office of the Management Committee, at Provincial Centres,
Association Days, after due notice on the RSA “Website”.
Ordinary Members of the Association via “RSA Website”. A vote will be taken,
voting forms being made available for
all Members who request them.
the highest number of votes next to the last member elected at the election shall be offered
of the life subscription shall be reviewed annually by the Committee prior to the Annual Meeting to
take account of changes in the cost of living.
a) The Treasurer shall keep such books of accounts as will enable him/her to present to
the membership an audited income and expenditure account for each financial year and a
balance sheet as at the
last day to present to the membership.
notice in writing of the meeting shall be
notified on the RSA website and any notice board available.
the Chairman of the Committee, may summon a Special General Meeting of the Association.
Similar notice to that of the Annual General Meeting shall be given to all Members, together with
details of the business to be discussed at the
or any Special General Meeting by a majority of two thirds or more of the members present and a
vote will be
those present and voting at an Annual General Meeting or Special General Meeting of the
Association. The Secretary shall advise all members via the “RSA Website” or appropriate notice
board at least 21 clear days notice of such Resolution
prior to the meeting.
by or in the name of the
Association will be given to charities agreed by members attending the