Coordination Teams

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 ricssec@lists.riseup.net
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 ricssec@lists.riseup.net
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 ricsfin@lists.riseup.net
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 ricsmedia@lists.riseup.net
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 ricssafe@lists.riseup.net
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.