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BD Board elections 2021: nominations invited for Para and Training Directors

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  • Published: Fri, 26 Feb 2021 14:10 GMT

In line with the British Dressage Articles of Association, the positions of Training Director and Para Director are open for election this year. This is an ideal opportunity for any members to get more involved in developing the future strategy for the growing area of para or helping to further develop our training offering, so please do volunteer your services and help support the sport you love.

All applicants will need to meet the specified knowledge, experience and competencies required for a Board Director. Role descriptions for the positions can be downloaded below. The current holders of the posts, Julie Frizzell (Para) and Paul Hayler (Training), are not eligible to stand having served two terms each.

This notice is being posted as required under articles 18.8 and 18.9, to invite anyone wishing to stand for election for the role to request a nomination paper from the Board of British Dressage and return it completed to the office by midday on Tuesday 4 May 2021.

Candidates will need to provide a full curriculum vitae, together with a supporting statement detailing how they meet the role requirements, as well as complete a declaration of interests form (available below). All applications will then be reviewed by the Nominations Committee, in accordance with Article 23.3, with interviews conducted before the successful candidates are put forward for election by members. The election will be voted on by members via electronic ballot, to take place through July and August. Details of the nominees, including any candidate nominated by the Board of British Dressage under article 18.7.2, will appear in the BD magazine and on the BD website.

Role descriptions

Para Director

Training Director

Required forms

Nomination Paper 2021 .doc

Nomination Paper 2021 .pdf

Conflict Of Interest Form 2021 V2

For further information, please contact Ben Waterhouse, Chief Operating Officer by email or call 02477 087805.