The GAA is managed by an Executive consisting of a Chairperson, Vice Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer, assisted by an Executive of 8 (eight) members whom are elected from those members eligible to be members of the Association at the AGM of the GAA, or at any other meeting of the GAA specially called for such purpose.
The composition of the Executive comprises at least one member representing an Association.
Each Executive member holds office for a 2 (two) year period. Retiring members are eligible for re-election.
Minutes are taken at every meeting and are kept by the Secretary of the GAA.
For more information, please refer to paragraph 9 of the Constitution of the GAA.
Meetings of the members of the GAA are held on a bi-monthly basis. The Executive has the power and authority to call special meetings of the members of the GAA at any time.
An AGM is held not later than the 30th November in each and every year, at which –
- The election of the Executive takes place; and
- The report of the Executive, together with the balance sheet and accounts are presented.
The Executive shall convene a Special General Meeting (“SGM”) when requested by not less than 10 (ten) members, to consider the matters desired by the requisition.
For more information, please refer to paragraph 11 of the Constitution of the GAA.
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