British American Football Referees Association


The Directors are elected under procedures laid down in the Constitution.

Other persons are appointed by the Board of Directors.

Appeals CommitteeSince the introduction of the new Constitution in October 2007, the Board of Directors has taken over the role of the Appeals Committee
Assessment reports receptionJames Ford-Bannister
Assessment working partyDavie Parsons (c), Paul Sutton, Steve Tonkinson and others
BAFA representativesDavie Parsons, Steve TonkinsonOther directors or members as appropriate
BAFRA ArchivistSteve Tonkinson
Coaches reports receptionJames Ford-BannisterLee Wood
Company SecretaryPaul Sutton
Data Protection and Compliance OfficerLee WoodDavie Parsons (d)
Director of Finance *Roger BrownStuart Tabberer (Dep)
Director of Operations *Roger GoodgrovesHenry Richardson (Dep)
Director of Recruitment *Oliver MaskellSusannah Taylor (Dep), James Kilbane, Michael Prentice, Kieran Smith, Frank Thomson
Director of Training *James Ford-BannisterAmir Brooks (Dep)
Director without Portfolio #1 *Peter Parsons
Director without Portfolio #2 *Steve Tonkinson
Disciplinary Committee, Chair,Chris JarvisDavie Parsons (d)
Disciplinary Committee, MembersSteve Tonkinson, Dave MooreRoger Goodgroves, Lee Taylor
Electronic On-field CommunicationsBen GriffithsJames Ford-Bannister
Elite Programme Development CoordinatorKeith Wickham James Ford-Bannister (d)
Email mailing listsColin WilloxDavie Parsons (d) Richard Moger
Examinations Committee, ChairStuart YoungJames Ford-Bannister (d)
Examinations Committee, MembersPeter Parsons, Steve Tonkinson, Dean Wright (Vice Chair), Ben Griffiths, Russell Newton, Paul Sutton, Steve Leonard
Flag working partyMartin Cockerill (c), Alan Dobson, Phil Clarke
Game expense claim processingRoger BrownStuart Tabberer
Game report receptionPaul SuttonRoger Brown
Gameday paperwork stockholderDavie Parsons
General Secretary *Richard MogerPaul Sutton
Head of MentoringLiam WootenOllie Maskell (d)
Health & Safety OfficerJames Ford-Bannister
HudlJames Ford-BannisterBen Griffiths
Incident report follow-upDavie ParsonsRoger Goodgroves
Incident report receptionAll directors plus Newsflash editor
Induction training manualJames Ford-Bannister (d); Amir Brooks; Jed Brookes-Lewis; Ian Wainwright
Intellectual property and licensingDavie ParsonsRoger Brown
International liaisonKeith WickhamDavie Parsons (d)
John Slavin Award data collectionPaul SuttonDavie Parsons (d)
John Slavin Award trophiesChris JarvisDavie Parsons (d)
Manual of Football OfficiatingJim Briggs
Members handbookDavie ParsonsColin Willox
Membership Appeals Sub-committeePeter Parsons, James Ford-Bannister, Roger BrownRoger Goodgroves, Oliver Maskell (plus Davie Parsons, Richard Moger and Steve Tonkinson if not involved in original decision)
Membership enquiriesOliver MaskellDavie Parsons, Paul Sutton
Membership listRichard Moger
Membership Sub-committeePaul Sutton, Davie ParsonsSteve Tonkinson
Newsflash distributionBen Griffiths, Colin WilloxDavie Parsons(d), Paul Sutton, James Ford-Bannister, Richard Moger
Newsflash editorBen GriffithsJames Ford-Bannister, Richard Moger, Davie Parsons (d)
NFL LiaisonRichard VernonDavid Parsons (d)
Officiating Review Committee, Chair *Davie Parsons
Officiating Review Committee, MembersOther directors
President *Davie ParsonsSteve Tonkinson
Public relations / press releasesDavie Parsons
Publicity and MediaSusannah TaylorDavid Parsons (d), Richard Moger, Jed Brookes-Lewis, Steve Leonard
Registered addressRichard Prattley (Harris, Beattie & Young)Paul Sutton (d)
Returning OfficerBen GriffithsRichard Moger (d)
Rulebook editorJim BriggsMartin Cockerill (flag and 5 on 5); Peter Parsons (8 on 8)
Rules and Mechanics Committee, ChairJim BriggsDavie Parsons (d)
Rules and Mechanics Committee, MembersPaul Sutton, Peter Parsons, Steve Tonkinson, Shawn Sombati
SchedulingRoger GoodgrovesHenry Richardson, Mike Hansford, Ian Davies
Selection Committee, Chair *Roger Goodgroves
Selection Committee, MembersDavie Parsons (until 2021), Liam Wooten (until 2021)
David Knight (until 2022), Peter Roberts (until 2022)
Andrew Murrell (until 2023), Pete Parsons (until 2023)
N.B. Terms of office end after selection of the College Bowl
Status of games *Roger Goodgroves & Roger Brown
Video libraryKeith Wickham
WebmasterColin WilloxKrister Halvorsen, Viktor Jánvári, Davie Parsons (d)
Welfare OfficerGraham SmithPeter Parsons (d)

* indicates an ex officio responsibility; (c) = chair; (d) = responsible director (Dep) = Deputy Director

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