Board and Officials

Board and Officials Officials by Commitee Officials by Person Vacancies

We are a Company Limited by Guarantee, the normal structure for a Sport's Governing Body. Our organisation is run by a Board of Directors formed of three elected honorary officers (President, Finance Director and Company Secretary) and elected and co-opted members.

In addition there is appointed an Auditor, and also Life Members and Vice-Presidents.

Contact the BGA.

The historic list shows Officers and Council members (as they were then known) in previous years.

Board

Role Job Descripton Person
President

The President takes the chair at any official Association General Meeting or Board Meeting, and represents the Association at formal events and in the Association's relations with other organisations.

Toby Manning
Secretary

The Secretary maintains the day-to-day communications of the Board and keeps minutes of all meetings, General and Board.

Colin Williams
The Finance Director

The Finance Director controls the finances of the Company Limited by Guarantee, preparing annual accounts and a report for approval by members at the AGM. The Finance Director also ensures that all bills and affiliations are promptly paid, and that Board committees are properly funded and submit regular and frequent reports.

He was also responsible for closing down the "old" unincorporated Association.

Phil Beck
Board Member

Elected member of the Board

Andrew Ambrose-Thurman
Board Member

Elected member of the board.

Dan Milne
Board Member

Elected member of the Board.

David Killen
Board Member

Elected member of the board.

Sam Bithell
Board Member

Elected member of the Board.

Stephen Tweedie

Committees

To assist with the organisation Council has created a number of Committees, with a Council member as Chairman, and appoints members to each (known as Officials). The President is the Chairman of any Committee for whom no Chairman is shown.

Role Job Descripton Person
Examiner

An elected position, but not a member of the Board.

The Examiner examines the accounts produced by the Finance Director and produces a report recommending acceptance or rejection on behalf of the members for an AGM or EGM.

Richard Wheeldon
Life Member

An honorary title given without obligation to BGA members who have been deemed worthy of recognition for services rendered (such as being national trainer for several years). Life Members are exempt from paying membership fees.

Matthew Macfadyen
Vice-President

An honorary title given without obligation to BGA members who have been deemed worthy of recognition for services rendered.

Bob Hitchens
Vice-President

An honorary title given without obligation to BGA members who have been deemed worthy of recognition for services rendered.

Francis Roads
Vice-President

An honorary title given without obligation to BGA members who have been deemed worthy of recognition for services rendered.

Jon Diamond
Vice-President

An honorary title given without obligation to BGA members who have been deemed worthy of recognition for services rendered.

Tony Atkins
Role Job Descripton Person
Life Member

An honorary title given for being Journal editor for many years.

Brian Timmins
Life Member

An honorary title given for being the book and equipment seller for many years.

Gerry Mills
Vice-President

An honorary title given for being treasurer for 20 years.

T Mark Hall