Board & Deputy Chairman for the Association
pleased to inform the Norfolk Football community that following the recent
Articles of Association changes that were approved at the January EGM and
subsequent AGM on the 1 July, we have a number of new Directors on our Board
for this season. We also have a new Deputy Chairman in place for the next three
Firstly, we are
delighted to state that Michael Banham has been re-elected as Chairman of
Norfolk County FA. Michael has been exceptional in his time as Chairman of the
Association so far and we are pleased that he will continue his role for
another three year term.
Ben Casey was successful in being voted in as the Association’s new Deputy
Chairman at July’s AGM. Ben joined the Board back in the 2013 as one of our Grassroots
Directors appointed from the Norfolk FA Council. He has been involved in local
football for a vast number of years and recently held the position of League
Secretary for our largest adult male Sunday League, the Norwich and District
We would like
to express sincere thanks to Ray Venemore for his service as Deputy Chairman of
the Association for the past six years, along with his overall service to the
Association that stems back to joining Norfolk FA Council in 1993. In
recognition of this, we are extremely pleased to confirm that Ray has accepted
the offer of being a Life Member on Norfolk FA Council.
also go to our Immediate Past Chairman, Richard King, who has now retired as a
Director after 20 years of service on the Board.
The AGM also
saw five appointed Directors ratified, two being re-appointed in the form of
John Turner and Paul Ballard and three being new to the Association. The three
newly appointed Directors are Joe Conway, Paul Marshall and Matt Wells, all of
whom come with a diverse skill set that will enable the County FA to continue
to thrive into the future.
The Board will
also have three advisors this season, these being Lynnette Bygrave (Norfolk
County FA Finance Officer), Di Cunningham (Inclusion Representative) and Peter