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PRESIDENT OF BRITISH FENCING

17th July 2013

The Board of British Fencing invites applications for the voluntary post of President.

The British Fencing Presidency is an international role, British Fencing’s leading representative with the FIE and other international bodies.  The responsibilities include;-

  • to be an ambassador internationally for the sport and for British Fencing
  • to head BF delegations internationally, as appropriate
  • to advise the Board on international policy matters and on any international appointments
  • to support the Board and Chair of British Fencing and operate wholly within BF strategy and policy as expressed by the Board or Chair
  • by agreement with the Chair, to represent British Fencing at formal occasions, international or domestic, such as official functions, events, competitions and presentations
  • to chair any meetings of the BF Vice-Presidents.

We seek someone from our fencing community, with understanding of the sport, and experience in the international scene.  Holding a current international post will be an advantage.  He or she must be a member of British Fencing (who joined before I January 2013).  We look for diplomatic qualities, a commitment to the sport and to British Fencing and the desire to aid British Fencing in its aims to be the leading fencing nation by 2024.

To apply for the post, please send the following to the BF Head Office for Kim’s attention by 12 August latest;-

  • CV (to include details of your fencing experience, membership number etc)
  • Names and contact details of your proposer and seconder from the British Fencing membership
  • Comments on your suitability for the post.

British Fencing is an Equal Opportunities employer.  This is an open competition for the President post.  The appointment will be made by the Board, to be confirmed by the membership at the General Meeting.

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