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Meet the Team

Committee Introduction

The BBS-AS Committee meets in person twice a year at the Indoor and Outdoor Championships. The day to day running of the section is conducted between the members of the committee.

The Committee consists of:

  • Executive Officers
    • Chairperson
    • Secretary
    • Treasurer
  • Ordinary Committee Members

Executive Officers are elected for 3 years and Committee Members for 2 years.

Who’s Who and Contact Information

The following table contains the email addresses and some information on the people filling the various committee roles. The roles and email address are in the first column with the name and a short biography of the person covering that role in the second column.

When emailing a Committee Member who has more than one role please use the appropriate email address for the subject you wish to communicate about.

Position and Email address Current post holder and their Biography

Chairman
E-mail: chair@bbsarchery.org.uk

Graham Rees-Evans (Non-VI)
Graham has been spotting and supporting VI Archery for over 20 years and has attended National and International competitions, including as VI Team Manager.

Secretary
E-mail: secretary@bbsarchery.org.uk

Carol Davies
Carol is an archer with a B2 sight classification who discovered archery when she became a member of Blind Veterans UK. She joined the BBS Archery Section committee in 2015 as Secretary. Carol wants to help heighten the profile of visually impaired archery and wants to attract more people of all ages to the sport.

Treasurer
E-mail: treasurer@bbsarchery.org.uk

Roger Rees-Evans
Roger is an archer with a B1 sight classification who has been shooting since 1979. He is a founding member of BBS Archery Section and was the first Chairman from 1985 till 1997.

Records Officer
E-mail: records@bbsarchery.org.uk

Carol Davies
See Carol’s biography above.

Tournament Secretary
E-mail: tournament-sec@bbsarchery.org.uk

Roger Rees-Evans
See Roger’s biography above.

Tournament Organiser
E-mail: tournament-org@bbsarchery.org.uk

Robin Hall (Non-VI)
Robin has organised our National Outdoor and Indoor Championships since 1999 (Outdoor) and 2001 (Indoor). He is an Archery GB Senior Coach.

Development Officer
E-mail: development@bbsarchery.org.uk

Sue Mangan (Non-VI)
Sue has been an archer since 2007. She is an Archery GB County Coach who has been working with visually impaired archers since 2014 as both a coach and a spotter.

Safeguarding Officer
E-mail: sgo@bbsarchery.org.uk

Robin Hall (Non-VI)
See Robin’s biography above.

Safeguarding Officer (VI)
E-mail: sgo-vi@bbsarchery.org.uk

Carmel Bassett
Carmel is an archer with a B3 sight classification and started archery at a “have a go weekend” at Blind Veterans UK in 2008. In 2015 Carmel represented Team GB at the Para World Archery Champs in Germany. She would love the next generation of VI archers to take up the mantle and carry on the development of the sport.
Committee Member
Rick Smith (Non-VI)
Rick has been an archer since 1997 and is now an Archery GB Level 2 Coach. Rick has been involved in VI archery since 2014 including at international tournaments where he has made links with VI archers worldwide. He looks forward to working with the committee to encourage participation and development in the sport.
Committee Member
Malcolm Higman (Non-VI)
Malcolm is an Archery GB County Coach who has been working with VI archers since 2003 as both a coach and a spotter. Malcolm also makes the adaptations to the tripods used by many VI archers.