Board And Staff

MEET THE TEAM

Kevin Shoemake, CEO

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Amy Sproson, Football Development Manager

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David Nixon, Football Services Manager
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Richard Lindsay, Business Insights Manager

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Amelia Slattery, Football Administrator

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Andrew Wheeler, Designated Safeguarding Lead

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Dawn Pilkington, Football Workforce Officer

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Ella Perry, Football Administrator

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Jasbir Batt, Disability FDO

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Jemma Edwards, Discipline Officer

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Joe Robinson, Adult Male, Further Education & Higher Education FDO

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Keiran Forrest, Referee Development Officer

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Kerri Welsh, Women & Girls FDO

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Kieron Kavanagh, Operations Officer

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Luke Bowles, Senior Football Development Officer

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Mandy Garner, Governance & Compliance Officer

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Mizan Rahman, Adult Participation, Diversity & Inclusion FDO

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Mohammed Juned, Clubs & Leagues Manager

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Oliver Hitchcox, Facility & Investment Lead

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Olivia Fergusson, Football Administrator

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Pat Edwards, Investigations Officer

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Rachael Mitchell-Blunt, Senior Workforce Officer

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Sarah Willis, Designated Safeguarding Officer & Respect Lead

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M: 07791 120829 (Please use this number as the priority contact for Sarah during COVID-19).

Sian Dixon, Football Workforce Officer

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Tracy Piper, Finance Officer

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board members

Name  Term  Position  Current/previous role  Responsibility/interests 
Mike Penn  Appointed in 2016  Chairman
FA Representative 
Referee
Businessman
FA Referee & FA Leagues Committee 
Chairman: Board & Council
SLT 
Steve Poole  Appointed in 2016  Deputy Chairman  Deputy Chair – Midland Football League
BCFA Discipline Chair & FA Chair
Deputy Chair – BCFA Competitions Committee 
Safeguarding Champion
SLT 
Kevin Shoemake  Appointed in 2016  CEO  9 years as CEO within CFA network
Ex Pro/Semi-Pro footballer
UEFA B Coach & FA Tutor 
Business Leadership
Strategic Delivery
Budgets 
Sandra Hampton  2nd term - 3yrs
July 2021 
Non Exec  Previous: Sport England:
Community Sport Relationship Manager 
Sports Participation
Code of Governance
Women & Girls Football 
Shameem Kazmi  1st term - 3yrs
July 2021 
Non Exec  Britvic/PepsiCo Plc:
Director Research & Development
Grassroots Football Coach 
Culture & Insight
Commercial Development
PR/Marketing/Research 
Holly Murdoch  1st term - 3yrs
July 2021 
Non Exec  General Manager:
St George’s Park 
Facility Development
HR
PR/Marketing 
Stuart Welch  2nd term – 3yrs
July 2023 
Non Exec  Royal Bank of Scotland:
Regional Director – Corporate & Commercial Banking
Grassroots Football Club Volunteer 
Finance/Investment
Commercial Development
Business (Shared) Services 
Monica Shafaq  2nd term – 3yrs
July 2023 
Non Exec  CEO:
The Kaleidoscope Plus Group (Health & Wellbeing charity) 
Equality/Diversity
Health & Wellbeing
HR 
John Berry  2nd term – 3yrs
July 2023 
Non Exec  Town Planning Manager – HS2
Previous: Public Health England:
Programme Manager WMCA
Sport England, Facilities and Planning Relationship Manager 
Facility Development
Sports Participation
Partnerships 
Guy Rippon  Annual appointment
1st July 
Co-opted  Aston Villa FC:
Head of Foundation & Community Partnerships 
Sport Participation
Code of Governance
Community Engagement 
Gareth Roberts  Annual appointment
1st July 
Co-opted  Previous: Commercial Director – Warwickshire CCC/Edgbaston
Previous: CEO - Leicester & RCFA
Previous: Director Sponsorship & Media Relations, Carlsberg UK 
Commercial/Sponsorship
Business Services Partnerships
Customer Insight & Brand