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Your class representatives

Lisa Black

Class Administrator

  • Non-executive member
  • Administer bookings for racing and training events
  • Maintain Membership records
  • Minute meetings and distribute to committee
  • Call meetings, prepare agendas in consultation with chair
  • Monitor compliance with class constitution
  • Provide administrative support to committee members
Not available

Sue Ormerod

Chair

  • Executive member
  • Provide leadership for the class and review across all areas, driving development in a positive and inclusive manner
  • Ensure open, transparent, and effective governance
  • Work with the RYA to ensure effective collaboration and utilization of resources to the benefit of the class and its members
  • Liaise with stakeholders, supporters, and sponsors
(+44) 7515 932070

Tim James

Sailing Secretary

  • Executive member
  • Plan the sailing year, agree the calendar of events and get them published
  • Liaise with venues and send sailing instructions and notices of race for events
  • Ensure the safety requirements of host clubs are adhered to
  • Ensure regatta fees, income, and costs to ensure all bills paid on time
Not available

Guy Gribbin

Training Officer

  • Executive member
  • Work with the RYA regarding RYA training matters
  • Plan and organize class training for all levels of 29er sailing, who wish to remain within the class
  • Ensure the safety requirements needed for 29er training are explicit to coaches and are adhered to
  • Work with class Treasurer regarding training fees, income, and costs to ensure all bills paid on time
Not available

Jo Harris

Welfare Officer

  • Ensure our class Welfare Policy remains consistent with current best practice and that it is embedded as practical processes in class activities
  • Identify and review appropriate sources to include as links from our website
  • Be the primary contact for sailors, parents, guardians, and supporters on class welfare matters
Not available

Michael Black

Safety Officer

  • Executive member
  • Ensure our class Safety Policy remains consistent with current best practice
  • Ensure the safety requirements needed for 29er racing are explicit to host clubs and are adhered to
  • Ensure the safety requirements needed for 29er training are explicit to coaches and are adhered to
  • Coordinate provision of RIBs to meet safety requirements
Not available

Peter Gordon

Treasurer

  • Executive member
  • Complete annual accounts that detail the finances
  • Agree budgets for all areas of operation
  • Provide quarterly updates on actual and forecast revenue and expenditure
  • Ensure all expenses are authorized prior to payment in accordance with class policies
  • Highlight any exceptions at the earliest opportunity
Not available

Jo Harris

Marketing

  • Executive member
  • Promote the 29er Class Association
  • Publish reports for all Association events
  • Liaise with class sponsors to ensure they get good value from their sponsorship
  • Identify potential sponsors and negotiate sponsorship agreements/renewals
  • Maintain class Photography and Publicity Policies
Not available

David Ibbotson

Major Events Co-ordinator

  • Executive member
  • Lead the Association’s planning for the major events of the 29er sailing year (National Championships, World Championships, class-supported European and International events)
  • Coordinate the management, organization, and delivery of major events
Not available

Bear Sturrock

Scottish fleet representative

  • Executive member
  • Liaise with Scottish sailors and stakeholders and encourage their input to Class Management
Not available

Dan Fox

General Secretary

  • Executive member
Not available

Barry Jobson

General Member - Sprints Coordinator

  • Non-executive member
  • Plan sprint events, agree the calendar for sprints and get it published
  • Liaise with venues and send sailing instructions and notices of race for events
  • Ensure the safety requirements of host clubs are adhered to
  • Ensure sprint entry fees, income, and costs to ensure all bills paid on time
Not available

Petrina Blomeley

Welsh fleet representative

  • Non-executive member
  • Liaise with Welsh sailors and stakeholders and encourage their input to Class Management
Not available

Petrina Blomely

Trophies

  • Non-executive member
  • Keep a register of all Class Association trophies and their purpose, and ensure they are maintained in good order
  • Maintain a record of the location of all Class Association Trophies, and ensure they are returned in a timely manner for presentation
  • Order and ensure delivery of ‘keeper’ trophies for all class events
Not available

Lisa Leahy

General

  • Non-executive member
Not available

Chris Turner

Builders Representative (Ovington Boats)

  • Non-executive member
  • Boats, Spares, Development
Not available

Ian Jameson

Class Measurer

  • Non-executive member
Not available
Not available

Harry Brown

Class Judge

  • Non-executive member
Not available
Not available

Roy Mccubbin

RYA Double Handed Pathway Manager

  • Non-executive member
Not available

Phil Walker

National Coach

  • Non-executive member
Not available
Not available

Nick Redding

National Coach

  • Non-executive member
Not available
Not available

Steve Irish

Class Head Coach

  • Non-executive member
  • Liaise with Training Officer to provide a training programme for all 29er Class sailors
Not available