The acquisition committee focuses on the acquisition of sponsors and merchandise. These sponsorships will be used to pay for activities and/or new materials. In return, Avalon will, for example, promote the organization on its social media accounts. Avalon merchandise could include sweaters, shirts, and training gear. In short, most things that include an Avalon logo.
The Activity Committee is responsible for organizing all activities within Avalon. This includes monthly drinks at Palazzo and a monthly visit to the Pannenkoekenbakker, or another outing after the Thursday training. Besides these, the Activity Committee organizes larger activities such as a Christmas dinner or a beerbike ride. Everyone is always welcome to share new ideas with the committee to organize more great activities.
The Audit Committee is responsible for overseeing the work of the treasurer. The committee members will verify the financial data twice per year and add or correct data when necessary.
NSWK 2022-2023 Committee
The NSWK committee is formed to organise the NSWK competition days and parties. The NSWK will take place in the beginning of March in Tilburg. Students from all over The Netherlands will be invited to take part in the competition. The Committee is responsible for organizing the entire weekend, including parties, sleeping places, and the competition itself.
After the successful merger between the promo committee and the web & media committee last year, the board has decided to keep the two committees together. The promo committee is responsible for creating and upholding Avalon’s image. This means being in charge of our social media accounts, taking pictures, updating the website, and distributing promotional material such as flyers. The Promo committee is in close contact with other committees so they can have something promoted if they so desire. If any other committees need anything designed in the Avalon style, they may request the promo committee to create something.
The swimming committee is tasked with all things swimming-related that are not the normal trainings. This means inviting guest trainers, preparing special trainings, organizing one or more training days in the year, and organizing the freestyle clinics. Together with the Swim Commissioner, the Swimming committee prepares our members for the NSZK competitions by making divisions and specializing trainings.
Water Polo Committee
The water polo committee is tasked with everything related to water polo that are not the normal trainings, including but not and inviting guest instructors and organizing special trainings. Besides this, the Water Polo committee is also responsible for setting up cross trainings with other associations. Together with the Water Polo Commissioner, the Water Polo committee prepares our members for the NSWK competitions by making divisions and specializing trainings.
Member’s Weekend (MeWe) Committee
The members’ weekend committee will organize our new yearly activity, the member’s weekend. To promote integration between our members, and to have an all-around great time, all Avalon members are invited to spend a weekend with us somewhere far away from Tilburg. The exact itinerary of this activity is to be decided by the committee. The weekend committee is to have at least three members.
Swim for Charity Committee
After the wonderful success that was Swim for Charity (SFC) 2022, we will collaborate with the Red Cross Studentdesk again next year to organize the beloved swim marathon. This committee is formed together with the Red Cross, and is responsible for a clean planning and execution of the event. For the marathon itself, they are encouraged to invite volunteers to help with the night itself.
The Bar committee is responsible for manning the bar during our monthly drinks at Palazzo and at other events that may be held. At every activity, there are at least two Bar committee members present. Besides serving drinks, they work together with the activity committee to make sure all members are having fun. As compensation for their work, the bar Avalonians receive a set number of free drinks during their shift. The bar committee will have as many members as possible.
The Avalumni committee is in charge of staying in contact with all our ex-Avalonians. After someone has stopped their studies, but still wants to stay close to Avalon, they may elect to be a part of this committee. The Avalumni committee organizes occasional activities and open trainings for Avalumni.