An elected, but not Council position.
The Auditor examines the accounts produced by the Treasurer and produces a report recommending acceptance or rejection on behalf of the members for an AGM or EGM.
Membership Secretary for many years to April 2012 and now Honorary Auditor.
The Secretary maintains the day-to-day communications of the Council and keeps minutes of all meetings, General and Council.
The Treasurer controls the finances of the BGA, preparing annual accounts and a report for approval by members at the AGM. The Treasurer also ensures that all bills and affiliations are promptly paid, and that Council committees are properly funded and submit regular and frequent reports.
The President takes the chair at any official BGA meeting, General or Council, and represents the BGA at formal events and in the BGA’s relations with other organisations.
Acts as a first point of contact for members of the press. He or she also provides assistance to other Go organisers in preparing press releases.
John encountered Go vaguely in 1969, at Cambridge in 1972 and again in 1976 and always meant to get into it seriously but never quite got round to it until 2005 when he rolled up at St Albans Go club from which they haven't yet found an excuse to chuck him out.
He's sort of crawled out of the DDK pit painfully slowly since then.