Chelmsford and Mid-Essex

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale


Paul Sharp

Purpose of the Role

To ensure that all Branch activities are conducted to meet CAMRA's aims and objectives and in accordance with CAMRA's rules and policy documents.

Key Activities
  • To ensure that the administration of the Branch (meetings, etc.) is conducted in an appropriate and timely fashion and in line with the Branch's Constitution.
  • To make urgent decisions between meetings and be accountable for the actions at the next meeting.
  • To ensure Branch finances are managed properly and regularly reviewed.
  • To ensure that campaigning is treated as a priority and that Branch campaigning goals are set.
  • To ensure that activities such as the Good Beer Guide and Pub of the Year selection are conducted in a democratic, transparent and timely manner.
  • To ensure that communication, both internally and externally, are effective.
  • To ensure that any breaches of discipline are dealt with in an appropriate and discreet manner.
  • To report and represent the Branch at Regional Meetings.
  • With the National Beer Scoring Scheme (NBSS) Co-ordinator promote beer scoring at Branch meetings and through the medium of Branch newsletters etc.
NB The Chairman does not have to undertake all the activities outlined. They may be delegated to other Branch members as and when appropriate.

Code of conduct
  • To refrain from action or inaction that would bring the Campaign into disrepute.