Here is a brief description of the standing committees and governance of the Padel Federation of Ireland.
Financial / Marketing
Competition / Disciplinary / Child Welfare
Club / Schools / Third Level Colleges
There shall be the following Standing Committees whose composition, appointment and responsibilities are set out below. The Committees are responsible to and subject to the overall authority of the Board.
• Financial / Marketing Committee
• Technical Committee
• Competition / Disciplinary Committee / Child Welfare
• Clubs / Schools / Third Level Colleges Committee
• Umpiring Committee
• Coaching Committee
a. Each Standing Committee shall meet at least five (5) times per year and keep minutes of such meetings. After each meeting a report shall be submitted to the Board.
b. The Chairperson of the Board (or nominated deputy for the Chairperson) and the Executive Manager have the right to attend any Standing Committee meeting in an ex-officio capacity.
c.In addition to the responsibilities of each Standing Committee as set out in the following sections, the Board may delegate other responsibilities and functions to Standing Committees, from time to time.
d. The quorum for all meetings of each of the Standing Committees shall be 50% plus one of the members of the Committee.
e. Every motion validly proposed and seconded at meetings of Standing Committees shall be decided by a simple majority of those present and entitled to vote and voting.
f. No person shall cast more than one vote, except in the case of equality of votes, where the Chairperson shall have a second or casting vote.
g. No person shall be a member of more than two standing committees including the Board.
h. A member may not serve on any Standing Committee for more than five (5) consecutive years.
i. Each Standing Committee shall have the power to co-opt members as required.
j. The Executive Manager shall be an ex-officio member of all committees.