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by John Reyes
Mon Aug 02, 2021 11:01 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Is Positive Change Coming To English Chess?
Replies: 98
Views: 4274

Re: Is Positive Change Coming To English Chess?

You need to think why is someone standing against Mike as CEO? Is this a general principle for all contested elections (replacing Mike with X and CEO with Y)? I seem to be detecting some sort of aversion to the democratic principles that support choice in an election. Choice is a good thing or I am...
by John Reyes
Mon Aug 02, 2021 10:13 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Is Positive Change Coming To English Chess?
Replies: 98
Views: 4274

Re: Is Positive Change Coming To English Chess?

Interesting to hear Alex's thoughts, given the relative importance of the arbiter nexus in ECF politics. Not naming names is of course the diplomatic thing to do. ECF roles are typically taken on reluctantly, since active campaigning tends to make one look like a politician. We all know it is a bit...
by John Reyes
Thu Jul 29, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives – elections
Replies: 64
Views: 3518

Re: Direct Members’ Representatives – elections

Thanks everyone for the kind words and all I want to do is stand up for the direct members

I just seen my fellow rep has put something on his chess com blog and though I share it with you

https://www.chess.com/blog/timpeterwall ... lish-chess

I have
by John Reyes
Wed Jul 21, 2021 1:17 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Membership Renewal
Replies: 323
Views: 26055

Re: Membership Renewal

Angus French wrote:
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:41 pm
Documents for the Finance meeting are due out on Wednesday. I'll be interested to see how the accounts look and what expenditure and membership fees are proposed.
Adam would have done a good job
by John Reyes
Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:39 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives – elections
Replies: 64
Views: 3518

Re: Direct Members’ Representatives – elections

There still times for Silvers members to make sure you voice is heard in the Meetings i hope to be elected and as i told everyone, i never take my role for granted and have always done a joint report with my fellow rep, bar the Finance meeting as my fellow silver rep (and still he not sent a report ...
by John Reyes
Sat Jul 10, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: (Chess) Life Returning To Normal
Replies: 2199
Views: 138392

Re: (Chess) Life Returning To Normal

Our league has a meeting this Wednesday and we will see what they suggested
by John Reyes
Sat Jul 10, 2021 11:16 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives – elections
Replies: 64
Views: 3518

Re: Direct Members’ Representatives – elections

I can see the comments that I was sent was edited and I do understand why.

But roger has mention a good point there?
by John Reyes
Sat Jul 10, 2021 9:05 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives – elections
Replies: 64
Views: 3518

Re: Direct Members’ Representatives – elections

And here is the message I received from this members but also I got a Similar message from someone from one of my clubs telling me this as well John. In my opinion any Silver member who is considering casting a vote for Tim Wall should be aware of his post early this morning. He has removed it, but ...
by John Reyes
Sat Jul 10, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives – elections
Replies: 64
Views: 3518

Re: Direct Members’ Representatives – elections

Just seen that Tim Wall has just put this on the Facebook on the English chess news page Calling ECF Silver Members: please see below my election address for the post of ECF Silver Members rep. You have until July 25 to vote, and you have 2 votes. I recommend that as well as myself, you also vote fo...
by John Reyes
Thu Jul 08, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives – elections
Replies: 64
Views: 3518

Re: Direct Members’ Representatives – elections

Also you can see that i have always sent out what happen at the last meeting The ECF's version of what was said and voted upon is at https://www.englishchess.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/CouncilMinsApr2021.3.pdf Also on that page are records of the Directors' meetings. They have not published ...
by John Reyes
Thu Jul 08, 2021 4:15 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives – elections
Replies: 64
Views: 3518

Re: Direct Members’ Representatives – elections

thanks and i always said that i don't take this role lightly and i will always speak to the silver members directly.

Also you can see that i have always sent out what happen at the last meeting, but my other rep did not sent anything about the april finance meeting?
by John Reyes
Tue Jul 06, 2021 6:49 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives – elections
Replies: 64
Views: 3518

Direct Members’ Representatives – elections

Following the recent request for candidates for the posts of Direct Members’ Representatives to Council, the following have been returned unopposed and will take up their offices on 1st August 2021 — Life Member Representatives – Stewart Reuben & Gerry Walsh (no change) Platinum Member Representativ...
by John Reyes
Fri Jun 25, 2021 1:29 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Announcement of election of Direct Members’ Representatives Deadline tomorrow
Replies: 4
Views: 664

Re: Announcement of election of Direct Members’ Representatives Deadline tomorrow

thanks and i know that i have to write a election speech as i know that 3 people are standing as silver rep. I hope to be re elected as i have been honest with the silver members and have always sent out either a joint or sole report to the members in my term as rep. does anyone know if anyone is st...
by John Reyes
Sat Jun 19, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Announcement of election of Direct Members’ Representatives Deadline tomorrow
Replies: 4
Views: 664

Announcement of election of Direct Members’ Representatives Deadline tomorrow

Direct Members are invited to apply to be Direct Members’ Representatives. The term of office of current holders expires on 31 July 2020 but current holders are entitled to restand. For the purpose of the election of Representatives, Direct Members are grouped into the following five categories – Ho...
by John Reyes
Sun Jun 06, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Latest ECF Covid-19 Guidance
Replies: 72
Views: 5344

Re: Latest ECF Covid-19 Guidance

I just had my venue telling us that we need insurance before we can do anything at the flixton con club? has anyone heard about this? There are many sorts of insurance. Do they say against what? The room is not available on a Thursday evening (our club night as now they got slimming world in). We a...