BRITISH TABLE TENNIS ASSOCIATION FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES LTD ( BTTAD)
BTTAD is the National Governing Body for elite Disability Table Tennis as recognised by UK Sport. 4 medals were achieved at the London 2012 Paralympics and similar expectations are anticipated for Rio. In addition, BTTAD runs a domestic competitions programme and participates successfully in international events; it works with Home Country Associations and Disability Organisations to influence and develop disability table tennis domestically and internationally.
BTTAD is a charitable company limited by guarantee and following a casual vacancy, wishes to appoint a Director either from its membership or as an Independent member. There are currently 4 Directors – 2 from the membership and 2 Independent ; the Chairman is Karen Tonge MBE. The Board meets up to 4 times a year normally in either Sheffield or Milton Keynes. This is a voluntary role but reasonable expenses will be paid for travel and other out of pocket expenses
We are looking for individuals who will contribute to the strategic development of the sport and provide appropriate leadership, monitoring and guidance to the executive team. The appointment would be for an initial period of 4 years, but directors are eligible for reappointment at the end of their first term to a maximum of 8 years. Previous experience of working on a Board is not essential ; however all directors are required to understand and demonstrate their commitment to the vital role the Board plays in developing the sport and help the company to meet its legal and regulatory requirements
If you would welcome the opportunity to work with us and in disability sport, please forward a brief CV and a one page supporting statement which outlines your relevant skills and experience to the Company Secretary , Mike Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 2nd 2015 with interviews to be held in November and appointment starting in January 2016