British Carriagedriving Council

CHAIRMAN
Chris Smith
Manningtree, Essex

 

Vice-Chair
James Broome
Chepstow, Monmouthshire

Hon. Life
Vice-President

George Bowman
Penrith, Cumbria

Hon. Life
Vice-President

Ian Gilbert
Dalry, Ayrshire

Mission Statement & Objectives
 
Minutes of Council meetings
 
Past Chairmen
COUNCIL MEMBERS
Angela Flanagan
Melton Mowbray
Leicestershire
Jamie March
North Berwick
East Lothian
Dick Lane
Cranleigh
Surrey
Due to retire
AGM 2022
Due to retire
AGM 2022
Due to retire
AGM 2022
James Broome
Chepstow
Monmouthshire
Patti Atkinson
Lanchester
Durham
James Rooney
Dorking
Surrey
Due to retire
AGM 2020
Due to retire
AGM 2020
Due to retire
AGM 2021
Chris Smith
Manningtree
Essex
Jane Isaac
Oban
Argyll
Rod Holdsworth
Scaynes Hill
West Sussex
Due to retire
AGM 2021
Due to retire
AGM 2021
Co-opted till
AGM 2020

OFFICIALS

Company Secretary Peter Bridson Executive Officer Mary Kusin Treasurer Rod Holdsworth
Book keeper Rona Clark Safeguarding Officer Suzanna Anslow Website Editor Vic Kusin
Council Lead for Equality and Diversity Angela Flanagan Council Lead for Safeguarding Jane Isaac
British Carriage Driving
Company registered in England No. 0327 3892
Registered address: 101 Wigmore Street, London W1U 1FA
Tel. 07494 876 814
email@britishcarriagedriving.co.uk
VAT No. 687 6082 87
British Carriagedriving Committees
Roles & Responsibilities
A Committee is a formal part of our structure with the Chair on Council or a Council Member identified as Council Rep. on the committee
Working groups have a clearly identified role, sometimes to tackle a specific item.
Advisors/Consultants have a clear role, they can be invited to attend Council if required.
Other Groups - these are technically approved by Council, but are basically appointed by the group they represent.
Membership of Committees & Working Groups is reviewed annually.

The first name, shown in bold, is the group chairman.
For specific advice or information, you can contact committee members directly. Click on a name to email that person.

FINANCE & GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE

This committee of 3 officers and 1 nominated Council member, has the following functions:

With the guidance of the Treasurer, to consider BC budget & accounts.

To consider proposed changes & major expenses to be put to Council.

To have an overview of the working of Council & Committees.

To identify issues which BC should be considering.


Chris
Smith

James
Broome

Rod
Holdsworth

Patti
Atkinson

COMPETITIONS COMMITTEE

Competitions have a wide and varied role including:

The production of the National Driving Calendar.

Monitoring the class structure.

Producing lists of qualifiers for the National Championship & Driver of the Year.

Inspection of any new competition venues.

Overseeing the appointment of Course Designers and Technical delegates.

Liaising with the Judges Committee over dressage tests.

Jurisdiction over most aspects of event organisation.


David
West

James
Broome

Frank
Campbell

Dave
Wheeldon

RULES COMMITTEE

Considering proposed rule changes by FEI
Advise Council which rules should be accepted.

Identify any issues arising from changes to BC competitions.

Oversee amendments to the BC Rule Book
Dissemination to members, event organisers & clubs.


Chris
Smith

Philip
Bateman

Andrew
Counsell

George
Bowman

JUDGES COMMITTEE

Monitor dressage tests & recommend changes in consultation with Competitions Committee.

Recruit probationary judges, supervise their training & recommend their promotion.

Together with the Training Group, organise the annual National Clinics.

In alternate years, assist in the Club Clinics.

Philippa
Thompson
James
Rooney
Angela
Flanagan
Stuart
Roberts
George
Bowman
Sheila
Petitpierre
Louise
Ruffe

HEALTH & SAFETY

Reviewing the BC Health & Safety Policy.

Offer advice to Council & Affiliated Clubs.

Monitor accident & incident reports and alert Council to any serious accidents or trends.

 

Peter Bridson
Tony Bache
David West
Frank Campbell
John Woollacott
Specific interest groups

TRAINING WORKING GROUP

Ensure that National Officials are made aware of current practice & relevant changes.

To support the UKCC programme.

To offer advice to groups & clubs organising training programmes.

Officials James Rooney
  Philip Bateman
Athletes Angela Flanagan
  Sue Mart

INTERNATIONAL TEAMS

Consists of the current Chefs d'Equipe for International Teams

Advise council of all matters relating to International Teams
Organise group training when appropriate
Share experiences to assist in planning for future team events.
Identify and train future Chefs
If international events are oversubscribed, Chef d'Equipe allocates places

Chair Jill Holah
Single Horse Minta Winn
Horse Pairs Minta Winn
Horse Fours Zoe Morgan
Ponies Marisa Pinnock
Para Driving Julie Camm
Young drivers Mary Jane Campbell

CLASS REPRESENTATIVES

Bring members' and class issues to the attention of Council.
Facilitate the exchange of views and ideas between members and Council

 

Single Ponies Rosanna Walters-Symons
Single Horses Sarah Meredith
Pony Pairs Jo Rennison
Horse Pairs Libby Priest
Tandems David Taylor
Pony Fours Sara Howe
Horse Fours George Bowman IV
YOUNG DRIVERS Mary Jane Campbell
Anna Grayston
Sara Howe
Emily Ham
Emily Viller
Katy Alvis
DRIVERS WITH DISABILITIES Julie Camm
Rachel Belliere-Wilson
Margaret Brockie
Sara Howe
Advisors, Consultants and Volunteers FEI & International Philip Bateman
Safeguarding Equestrian Sport Suzanna Anslow
Volunteers Julia Crockford
200 Club Louise McCutcheon
Scoring Mike Watts
 

British Carriagedriving Event Officials

BC event officials list

This list contains details of British Carriagedriving officials:
Judges, Technical Delegates, Course Designers and Scorers.

UKCC qualified driving coaches

Registered event photographers

List of BC registered event photographers
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