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The club is run by an enthusiastic committee elected at the end of each year at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) The contact details of the committee are available on the contact page.
Here are the committee roles and a brief description of their responsibilities. (Note: The Alpine Officer, General Committee Member and Archives Officer are NOT elected at the AGM).
Nominations for Committee Positions for 2013 are now open, to be voted on at the AGM on Thursday 20th September. To make a nomination, please email either Harriet at secretary [at] autc [dot] org [dot] nz or Matt at captain [at] autc [dot] org [dot] nz
Provides overall leadership for the club, sets goals and directions and makes sure everyone else is doing what they are meant to.
2010: Kathleen Collier
2011: Anton Gulley
2012: Matthew Lillis
2013: Harriet Peel
Looks after the paperwork side of things, organises committee meetings, takes the minutes and deals with correspondence. Also normally organises the grants from AUSA.
2010: Charis Wong
2011: Christina Fullerton
2012: Harriet Peel
2013: Andrew Luey
Looks after the money side of things, gives out cheques and collects money and receipts for club activities and organises the clubs accounts.
2010: Anton Gulley
2011: Nico Thorburn
2012: Nico Thorburn
2013: Carl Barnhill
Organises the trips launches and encourages people to lead trips. Tries to make sure that there are trips going on throughout the year.
2010: Sarah Wyse
2011: Tom Goodman
2012: Alastair McDowell
2013: Alastair McDowell
Ensures trips are only undertaken provided groups are sufficiently capable and prepared and is the emergency contact. Organises training like Bushskool leaderskool and external training like first aid course. Manages the club EPIRBs.
2010: Andrew Hudson
2011: Matthew Lillis
2012: Helen Liley
2013: Leighton Watson
Socials Officers (2)
Plans and co-ordinates all the major club social events during the year. Encourages others to organise events too.
2010: Thomas Goodman and Rosanna Walton
2011: Rosanna Walton and Georgia Yarrow
2012: Natalie Barrell and Jessica Shaw
2013: Katie Herbert and Lianne
Looks after the club gear. In charge of hiring out gear and making sure that is returned and kept in good condition.
2010: Peter Luk
2011: Andrew Hudson
2012: Carl Barnhill
2013: Jimmy Chancellor
The alpine officer sits on the committees of both the AUTC and AURAC (Auckland University Rock and Alpine Club). Their role is to look after the combined alpine gear of both clubs (crampons, ice axes, helmets, ropes etc) and coordinate alpine instruction courses (Beginners and Advanced Snowschools) and alpine trips for both clubs.
2010: Craig Smith
2011: Craig Smith
2012: Christina Fullerton
Organises the annual club magazine 'Footprints' and encourages people to write trip reports for it.
2010: Jake Nana
2011: Tony Siu
2012: Sylvie Admore
2013: Sarah Daniell
Looks after the club hut in the Waitakere Ranges. Makes sure that the hut is well maintained and organises any repairs that need doing.
2010: Thomas Ferguson
2011: Harry Aitken
2012: Harry Aitken 2013: Freddie Conquer
Signs up new members throughout the year. Puts the membership database together and co-ordinates the o-week stall.
2010: Christina Fullerton
2011: Anna Luo
2012: Andrew Luey
2013: Ruifeng (Ray) Li
Maintains and updates the club website.
2010: Rob Connolly
2011: Alastair McDowell
2012: Benjamin Duggan
2013: Richard Hosking
General Committee Members
Odd Jobs-Not elected at the AGM; elected at a SGM in April/May
2010: Matthew Lillis & Nico Thorburn
2011: Helen Liley & Jessica Shaw
2012: Sarah Daniell & Leighton Watson
Responsible for the baiting and trapping around the hut, liaising with ARC, promoting good environmental practice within the club. This position has only recently been established (2011).
2011: Sarah Wyse
2012: Annie Cao2013: Peter Guilbert
Manages past members' contact details, and old club records.
2010: Brian Davis
2011: Brian Davis
2012: Brian Davis
A member of the University staff who is on hand to advise the committee and ensure consistency from year to year.
2010: John Cater
2011: John Cater
2012: John Cater
2013: John Cater
Vice Presidents (up to 6)
More experienced members who help out all around the place, and ensure that knowledge is retained.
2010: Anthea Johnson, Andrew Baddeley, Jane Dudley, Richard Greatrex, Rion Gulley, Brad Lovett
2011: Anthea Johnson, Andrew Baddeley, Charis Wong, Kathleen Collier, Richard Greatrex, Rion Gulley
2012: Tom Goodman, Anton Gulley, Craig Smith, Rion Gulley, Kathleen Collier
2013: Tom Goodman, Anton Gulley, Craig Smith, Matthew Lillis, Sylvie Admore, Nico Thorburn