BD Board elections 2022: nominations invited for Chair and International and Judges Directors

  • Written By: British Dressage
  • Published: Fri, 25 Feb 2022 10:17 GMT

In line with the British Dressage Articles of Association, the positions of Chair, International Director and Judges Director are open for election this year. This is an ideal opportunity for any members to get more involved in developing the future strategy and direction of BD, 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 International and Judges posts, Judy Harvey (International) and Peter Storr (Judges), are eligible to stand having served one term each. Interim Chair Caroline Godfrey has indicated she will not be standing for election to the position on a permanent basis.

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 for the Board of British Dressage and return it completed to the office by midday on Tuesday 3 May 2022.

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 in the summer. 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


International Director

Judges Director

Required forms

Nomination Paper 2022 .doc

Nomination Paper 2022 .pdf

Conflict Of Interest Form 2022 .doc

Conflict Of Interest Form 2022 pdf

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