National coordination teams cover the day-to-day tasks of running RIC. Members of teams are selected by local RIC groups – each team has members from at least three local groups.
Contacting teams. Each team has a secure, privacy-aware Riseup e-mail distribution list. Messages sent to the list address (even from people outside the list) are automatically distributed to everyone in that team.
Secretarial Team – contact firstname.lastname@example.org
to collect and distribute proposals; provide a note-taker for each National Forum and circulate minutes afterwards; maintain main RICS e-mail account; maintain e-mail list; distribute promotional materials and other information; etc.
Facilitation & Events Team – contact email@example.com
to organise & provide a chair for each National Forum and AGM; provide organisational help and facilitation for local groups as requested; collect information about venues, suppliers, etc.
Finance & Fundraising Team – contact firstname.lastname@example.org
to keep records of RICS’s accounts; pay invoices for expenditure approved by the National Forum; collect membership fees from affiliated organisations; organise national fundraisers; apply for grants and other funding; advise local groups on fundraisers as requested; etc.
Promotions & Media Team – contact email@example.com
to create national promotional materials, leaflets, press releases, etc; take care of national social media accounts; maintain the RICS website; collect content from local groups; assist local groups as requested; media relations; etc.
Safer Spaces Team – contact firstname.lastname@example.org
to deal with violations of the Safer Spaces policy. Reports to the National Forum and AGM will contain suitably anonymised summaries of any concerns raised and action taken.