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Exciting Opportunity to Join the Board of Archery GB

November 4th 2019
Sophie Meering

The Board of Archery GB is a strategic skills-based Board. The Board includes a number of independent directors however the majority of directors are elected by the membership. In 2020 there will be 4 Elected Director vacancies.

We are seeking highly motivated and skilled members to assist the organisation and to complement the skills of the existing Directors. If elected, you will play a valuable role in shaping the future of the Sport and we encourage you to consider applying.

We are particularly keen to ensure that the Board includes members with experience of one or more of the following areas:

  • Strategy development
  • Understanding audit and risk management
  • Digital business transformation
  • Club development
  • Field archery
  • High-performance development and, ideally an understanding of the special needs of our aspiring Paralympians.

All applications are reviewed by the Nominations Committee whose role is to ensure that suitable candidates are put forward for selection. If there are more than 4 suitable Elected Director candidates, then an election will take place at the AGM.

Role Description

A role description is attached at  https://www.archerygb.org/about-us-structure-safeguard/about-us/governance/board/board-appointments/

where you can also find additional paperwork as required below.

  1. You are also required to complete:
  • Sections 3 and 4a of the Company House Information Form AP01 and return that with your application
  • You should also complete a Director Declaration of Good Character
  • You should complete an Equality Monitoring Form, and return separately as described in the form

Elected Directors – How to apply

  1. Please send your CV and letter of application which should indicate how you feel you will most be able to add value to the Board of Archery GB by email (including your full name, membership number and length of membership) to nominations@archerygb.org. Please note that you are required to have been a member for at least two years at the time of application to be eligible to apply. Requests for informal/confidential discussions can also be sent to this email address.
  2. Your application must be supported by three Electors (as defined in clause 7 of the Memorandums & Articles), each of whom should send an email of support to nominations@archerygb.org, including your name; their full name & membership number; and why they are an Elector. Please ask if you are unsure about any aspect of this.
  3. You are also required to complete:
  • Sections 3 and 4a of the Company House Information Form AP01 and return that with your application
  • You should complete an Equality Monitoring Form, and return separately as described in the form
  • You should also complete a Director Declaration of Good Character

Closing date for Elected Director vacancy is 1 January 2020

Timetable

1 January 2020 Closing date for applications
January 2020 Interviews by mutual arrangement
8 February 2020 Recommendations are made to the Board
Recommended candidates Citations required

Votes on candidates before the AGM

AGM – 18 April 2020 Attendance required for the announcement

 

The appointment process is stated in the Memorandum & Articles (M&A’s), clauses 44-61. See link below.

https://www.archerygb.org/about-us-structure-safeguard/about-us/who-we-are/

 

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