THE COMMITTEE

Meet the Committee! Our committee team consists of some of the most passionate and knowledgable people in basketball in Norfolk. The team are here to support the progression of basketball in Norfolk with years of experience as players, coaches and officials. Please feel free to contact the committee team for any queries regarding basketball in Norfolk. Use our contact page to find out more.

Find the committee meeting minutes here.

Chair

The Chair plays a key role in the NBBA and in the NBBA Management Committee. The Chair acts as a figure head for the Association and also ensures that the Committee functions properly, that there is full participation during meetings, that all relevant matters are discussed and that effective decisions are made and carried out.

Duties and responsibilities;

The responsibilities of a Chair can be summarised under three areas:

1. To represent the NBBA.
2. To ensure the NBBA Management Committee functions properly.
3. To ensure the organisation is managed effectively.


The Chair is responsible for making sure that each meeting is planned effectively, conducted according to the constitution and that matters are dealt with in an orderly, efficient manner.
The Chair must make the most of all committee members and ‘lead the team'. This also involves responsibility for identifying and managing the agreed process for renewal of the Committee through recruitment of new members.

The Chair must co-ordinate with the Committee to ensure that appropriate policies and procedures are in place for the effective recognised leagues governed by the NBBA.

Mark Westgate

Vice Chair

The Vice Chair plays a key role in supporting the NBBA Chair and sharing the Chair roles where appropriate. The Vice Chair will chair the NBBA Management Committee in the absence of the Chair.

Duties and responsibilities;

1. To support the NBBA Chair in carrying out all duties as outlined above.

Paul Wayman

Treasurer

The Treasurer has a watchdog role over all aspects of financial management, working closely with other members of the Management Committee to safeguard the organisation's finances. The Treasurer is responsible for ensuring that effective financial systems and procedures have been established, are being consistently followed and are in line with best practice.

Duties and responsibilities;


1. General financial and constitutional oversight
• Oversee and present budgets, accounts and financial statements to the management committee
• Ensure that appropriate financial systems and controls are in place
• Ensure that record-keeping and accounts meet the conditions of NBBA/NJBBA

• Ensure compliance with any relevant legislation and constitutional obligations.

2. Funding and fundraising
• Advise on the organisation's fundraising strategy
• Ensure use of funds complies with conditions set by funding bodies
• Ensure effective monitoring and reporting

3. Financial planning and budgeting
• Liaise with the NBBA committee and working groups (sub-committees) to prepare and present budgets for new or ongoing work
• Advise on financial implications of future NBBA activities

4. Financial reporting
• Present a report on NBBA’s financial position at each Committee meeting
• Prepare end of year accounts for audit and liaise with an auditor, as required*
• Present accounts at the AGM

5. Banking, book-keeping and record-keeping
• Manage bank accounts
• Set up appropriate systems for book-keeping, payments, lodgements & petty cash
• Ensure everyone handling money keeps proper records and documentation

6. Manage the finance subcommittee
Provide leadership to the Finance subcommittee. This provides an opportunity for those with no experience of finance matters to develop their knowledge and skills.

Fel Roberts

Registrar

Duties and responsibilities
 

  • Point of contact for all Clubs/Players/Coaches/Officials/Followers in terms of registering and getting Licensed for the Season.

  • To comply with Basketball England Licensing system.

  • Maintain a register of members.

  • Lease with Treasurer, Secretary and Competition Secretary as and when necessary.

Nicole Alford

Secretary

The role of the Secretary is to support the Chair and Treasurer in ensuring the smooth functioning of the Management Committee.

Duties and responsibilities;

1. Ensuring meetings are effectively organised and minuted
• Liaising with the Chair to plan meetings
• Receiving Agenda items from Committee Members
• Circulating Agendas and Reports
• Taking minutes
• Circulating approved minutes
• Checking that agreed actions are carried out.

2. Maintaining effective records and administration
• Keeping up-to-date contact details (i.e. names, addresses and telephone numbers) for the committee and (where relevant) ordinary members of the organisation.
• Filing minutes and reports
• Compiling lists of names and addresses that are useful to the organisation, including those of
appropriate officials or officers of other voluntary organisations.
• Keeping a record of the organisation's activities
• Keeping a diary of future activities

3. Upholding legal and constitutional requirements shared with the Treasurer
• Acting as custodian of the organisation's governing documents
• Checking quorum is present at meetings
• Ensuring elections are in line with procedures outlined in the NBBA constitution
• Ensuring the organisation's activities are in line with its objectives
• Ensuring that required documents are provided to Committee offices as required

4. Communication and correspondence
• Responding to committee correspondence
• Filing all committee correspondence received and copies of replies sent
• Preparing a report of the organisation's activities for the year, for the Annual General
Meeting.

Linda Clements

Welfare and Safeguarding Officer

Duties and responsibilities
 

  • To work with all those involved in NBBA and any associated League, Club or Organisation to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

  • To liaise with University, College or School welfare services as and when necessary.

  • To manage and report all concerns regarding children and vulnerable adults.

  • To put in place a procedure to safeguard children and vulnerable adults in Norfolk basketball

  • To ensure a positive child centred environment is across all of basketball in Norfolk.

  • To act as the point of contact for all coaches, players, parents and officials where concerns about children’s and/or vulnerable adult’s welfare, poor practice or abuse is identified


2. Documentation, Compliance & GDRP

  • To act as first point of contact for any safeguarding matter.

  • To implement the organisations reporting and recording procedure as applicable.

  • To ensure all players, coaches, coaching staff, team followers etc adhere to safeguarding regulation and NBBA regulations.

Jo Wilkinson

Technical Secretary

Duties and Responsibilities
 

  • To run any and all basketball related training courses, to include Coaching, Refereeing, Table Officiating, Statisticians and the like.

  • To be the first point of contact for Officials/Coaches for any queries.

  • To provide guidance and mentoring to new members by way of a ‘buddy system’.basketball related training courses, to include Coaching, Refereeing, Table Officiating, Statisticians and the like.

  • To be the first point of contact for Officials/Coaches for any queries.

  • To provide guidance and mentoring to new members by way of a ‘buddy system’.

Dean Rosembert

CPT Secretary

Duties and Responsibilities
 

  • To oversee and run the NBBA Cup, Plate and Trophy Competition.

  • To be the first point of contact for any entrants.

  • To liaise with the Treasurer and Registrar to confirm validity of entries.

  • To organise and oversee the entries, fixtures and standings.

  • To deal with any incidents relating to the Competition, with the involvement of the Executive Committee.

  • To organise the Finals Day, trophies, venue and all communication.

  • To liaise with other Executive Committee members as and when necessary.

Robin Orton

Disciplinary Officer

Duties and Responsibilities
 

  • To ensure everyone is aware of the NBBA disciplinary rules, regulations and timeframes.

  • To be the first point of call for any disciplinary matter.

  • To ensure all disciplinary matters are handled from start to finish within the guidelines laid down in the rules.

  • To liaise with the Treasurer and Secretary as and when necessary.

Development Officer

Duties and responsibilities
 

  • To promote development across the County in all age groups, genders and abilities.

  • To liaise with Active Norfolk to promote and deliver our objectives.

  • To research Basketball England development ideas and opportunities.

  • To plan and deliver a long term plan for developing basketball across the County.

  • To assist in delivering Continual Professional Development for all Officials, Coaches and Committee members in whatever capacity is necessary.

NjBBA Representative

Publicity Officer

Duties and responsibilities;

1. To ensure the NBBA objectives are made and followed publicly
• To Chair/coordinate the Social and Networking Events subcommittee .
• To provide a monthly report to the NBBA management committee on the activities of the Social and Events subcommittee.
• To plan, deliver and evaluate Norfolk Basketball social events. This includes identification and
booking of suitable activities and venues (including College venues), ordering catering and
speakers/trainers/entertainment where appropriate.

2. Maintain active participation throughout the year/season for all ages

  • To organise the regular NBBA welcome events.

  • To organise all events, ensuring the NBBA brand, aim and objectives are adhered to by all people involved.

  • To represent the NBBA at all Events where possible

  • To research new opportunities and develop the events in Norfolk for all ages


3. Fundraising

  • Fundraise a minimum amount (to be agreed) per year

  • To liaise with the Treasurer to plan the full costings of events, including charges to NBBA

  • members.

  • To keep all within a determined budget and to ensure all expenses are sent to the Treasurer within 14 days of the end of the event.

Maddie Darrell

Data Protection Officer (GDPR)

Duties and responsibilities
 

  • To ensure all data is safe, secure and appropriately managed as per any Laws.

  • To educate NBBA and its members on compliance, providing training if necessary.

  • To conduct regular security audits.

Angie Durrant

School Representative

Duties and responsibilities
 

  • To be the first point of contact for any School related basketball matters.

  • To create a database of Schools, their facilities and current involvement.

  • To promote basketball within Schools across the County.

  • To inform the Schools of upcoming events and activities.

  • To provide guidance on development as and where necessary.

  • To arrange School games and mini tournaments.

  • To build links and relationships with Heads of PE.

College Representative

Duties and responsibilities

 

  • To be the first point of contact for any College related basketball matters.

  • To create a database of Colleges, their facilities and current involvement.

  • To promote basketball within Colleges across the County.

  • To inform the Colleges of upcoming events and activities.

  • To provide guidance on development as and where necessary.

  • To arrange/promote College games and County tournaments.

  • To build links and relationships with Sports Officers.

  • To obtain views and feedback from Students.

University Representative

Duties and responsibilities;
 

  • To be the first point of contact for any University related basketball matters.

  • To create a database of Universities, their facilities and current involvement.

  • To promote basketball within Universities across the County.

  • To inform the Universities of upcoming events and activities.

  • To provide guidance on development as and where necessary.

  • To arrange/promote the University games and tournaments.

  • To build links and relationships with the Basketball President.

  • To obtain views and feedback from Students.

Men's Representative

Women's Representative

Jo Wilkinson

Committee Member

Duties and responsibilities;
    
• To attend meetings of the NBBA committee (approximately 1 per month) plus AGM
• To play an active role in the NBBA committee supporting the named role holders.
• To join a subcommittee(s) of your choice led by one of the NBBA Executive Committee
members. Subcommittee meetings are arranged by the head of each subcommittee.

• To contribute to the strategic direction of the NBBA.

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