Following an advert in the Croquet Gazette, The Croquet Association have now appointed a new Executive Board under the Chairmanship of Beatrice McGlen who is well known to many in the North West. The Executive Board is responsible for day to day running of croquet in accordance with the strategy established by Council. It is comprised of a Chairman and six volunteer Board Members, supported by the Hon Secretary, Hon Treasurer, CA Manager and Council Chairman.
We extend our congratulations to Chris Alvey from Bury Croquet Club who has been appointed the Board Member with responsibility for the Croquet Performance and Selection portfolio.
Chris Alvey has specialised in the Audio-visual industry since 2000. Working in the Technology Innovation Centre in Birmingham running the AV team and progressing to lecturing in the North West covering both audio and visual mediums. He is still involved in the audio industry as a freelance sound engineer whilst working full time as a Senior Referral Administrator in Dental Referral Management. With GDPR and safeguarding training, Chris provides online webinars for support and teaching purposes using Zoom as well as dial-in technical support.
Playing his croquet in the North West, Chris is a member of Bury Croquet Club and captains their Caesars weekend handicap team. He is a Grade 1 AC coach and helps his club’s Golf players make the conversion to AC.
Read further details of the new CA Executive Board – HERE
THE CA EXECUTIVE BOARD:
The CA Executive Board is responsible for day to day running of croquet in accordance with the strategy established by Council. It is comprised of a Chairman and six volunteer Board Members, supported by the Hon Secretary, Hon Treasurer, CA Manager and Council Chairman.
Each Board Member leads a portfolio of responsibilities for particular operational functions, ensuring that the chairmen of specialist committees and other groups working in that area understand the strategies and to inform the Board of their operational decisions. There are six functional portfolios:
Marketing & Communications Board Member – Marketing, Publishing, Website, Social Media, Gazette, Public Relations, Sponsorship.
Infrastructure Development Board Member – Federations, Development.
Organisation Board Member – IT, Membership, Finance.
Standards Board Member – AC Laws, GC laws, Handicapping, Equipment.
Competitive Croquet Board Member – Tournaments, International Competition.
Performance & Selection Board Member – Coaching, International Performance Directors, Selection.