Responsibilities


The Directors are elected under procedures laid down in the Constitution.

Other persons are appointed by the Board of Directors.

RolePerson(s)Reserve(s)
Appeals CommitteeSince the introduction of the new Constitution in October 2007, the Board of Directors has taken over the role of the Appeals Committee
Assessment reports receptionPete Thom
Assessment working partyDavie Parsons (c), Paul Sutton, Steve Tonkinson and others
BAFA representativesDavie Parsons, Steve TonkinsonOther directors or members as appropriate
BAFRA ArchivistSteve Tonkinson
Coaches reports receptionPete Thom
Company SecretaryPaul Sutton
Convention organisersCharles YoungSean Welsh
Director of Finance *Charles YoungRoger Brown (Dep)
Director of Operations *Richard VernonTim Ockendon (Dep), Henry Richardson
Director of Recruitment *James MeredithJohn Griffin(Dep), Jed Brookes-Lewis
Director of Training *Pete Thom
Director without Portfolio #1 *Peter Parsons
Director without Portfolio #2 *Steve Tonkinson
Disciplinary Committee, Chair,Chris JarvisDavie Parsons (d)
Disciplinary Committee, MembersSteve Tonkinson, Martin Gibson, Roger GoodgrovesMartin Cockerill, Charles Young, Graham Coleman, Lee Taylor
Electronic On-field CommunicationsBen GriffithsPete Thom
Elite Programme Development CoordinatorBen GriffithsPete Thom (d)
Email mailing listsColin WilloxDavie Parsons (d) Paul Sutton
Examinations Committee, ChairStuart YoungPete Thom (d)
Examinations Committee, MembersTzvi Lindeman, Peter Parsons, Steve Tonkinson, Dean Wright, Ben Griffiths, Russell Newton, Paul Sutton, Les Connor
Flag working partyMartin Cockerill (c), Alan Dobson, Phil Clarke, Chris Oates
Game expense claim processingRoger BrownCharlie Young
Game report receptionPaul SuttonCharlie Young
Gameday paperwork stockholderDavie Parsons
General Secretary *Paul Sutton
Health & Safety OfficerPete Thom
HudlPete ThomBen Griffiths
Incident report follow-upDavie ParsonsRichard Vernon
Incident report receptionAll directors plus Newsflash editor
Induction training manualPete Thom (d); Amir Brooks; Graham Hedges; Stuart Young
Intellectual property and licensingDavie ParsonsCharles Young
International liaisonKeith WickhamDavie Parsons (d)
John Slavin Award data collectionPaul SuttonDavie Parsons (d)
John Slavin Award trophiesChris JarvisDavie Parsons (d)
Manual of Football OfficiatingJim Briggs
Members handbookDavie ParsonsColin Willox
Membership Appeals Sub-committeePeter Parsons, Richard Vernon, Charles Young, Pete ThomSteve Tonkinson, Paul Sutton, Davie Parsons(if not involved in original decision), James Meredith, Jed Brookes-Lewis, John Griffin
Membership enquiriesJames MeredithDavie Parsons, Paul Sutton, Jed Brookes-Lewis, John Griffin
Membership listPaul Sutton
Membership Sub-committeePaul Sutton, Davie ParsonsSteve Tonkinson
Newsflash distributionDean Wright / Colin WilloxDavie Parsons/Paul Sutton
Newsflash editorDean WrightDavie Parsons
Officiating Review Committee, Chair *Davie Parsons
Officiating Review Committee, MembersOther directors
President *Davie ParsonsSteve Tonkinson
Public relations / press releasesDavie Parsons
Publicity and MediaSusannah TaylorDavid Parsons (d), Paul Sutton, Jed Brookes-Lewis
Registered addressRichard Prattley (Harris, Beattie & Young)Paul Sutton (d)
Returning OfficerBen GriffithsPaul Sutton (d)
Rulebook editorJim BriggsMartin Cockerill (flag and 5 on 5); Peter Parsons (8 on 8)
Rules and Mechanics Committee, ChairJim BriggsDavie Parsons (d)
Rules and Mechanics Committee, MembersPaul Sutton, Peter Parsons, Steve Tonkinson, Shawn Sombati
SchedulingRichard VernonTim Ockendon
Selection Committee, Chair *Richard Vernon
Selection Committee, MembersAmir Brooks (until 2017), Dan Holt (until 2017),
Les Connor (until 2018), Graham Coleman (until 2018)
Roger Brown (until 2019), Aminul Hassan (until 2019)
N.B. Terms of office end after selection of the College Bowl
Status of games *Richard Vernon & Charles Young
Video libraryKeith Wickham
WebmasterColin WilloxTim Ockendon, Davie Parsons (d)

* indicates an ex officio responsibility; (c) = chair; (d) = responsible director (Dep) = Deputy Director

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