Warwickshire County Cricket Club has a vacancy on the Members’ Committee which the Club would like to fill at the 2024 AGM.

As a member of the Committee, you will have the opportunity to assist in shaping the direction of the Club and provide a voice for fellow members.

Specifically the role of the Members’ Committee is to:

  • Ensure the views of Members are heard and considered by the Board, which is  responsible for the governance of the Club and it’s business.
  • Safeguard and promote the vision and culture of the Club.
  • Protect, preserve and celebrate the history and tradition of the Club, the Edgbaston Stadium and the Edgbaston Foundation Sports Ground in Portland Road.
  • Protect, maintain and, where appropriate, develop and improve Members’ rights, facilities and benefits.

Philip Astley-Morton is one of the most recent recruits to the Committee and describes his experience.

“I was privileged to be elected ahead of the 2023 season and have found the experience to be exceptionally rewarding. My fellow Committee Members are dedicated to addressing a wide-range of issues, from the day-to-day matters of how to improve the matchday experience for all visitors to Edgbaston, through to longer-term considerations to ensure that future generations will be able to enjoy a Club for which all members have a shared passion.

“Cricket has given me so much joy and it is an honour to be able to offer my assistance in return.”

Members of the Committee will be expected to observe and promote the Club Values, which are:

Passion – for the club, for our teams, for our venue and for the job that we do.
Respect – for our proud history and what we stand for as a club, how we treat our people, our customers and our community.
Innovation – we are always prepared to challenge ourselves, be creative, learn from others, embrace change and evolve.
Diversity – in our people, our views and our attitude towards our customers, our stakeholders and our community.
Excellence – in everything that we do.

Click here to view the current Members’ Committee.

How to apply

Please note there is an age rule which means that candidates who are 70 or older at the time of the initial appointment of the AGM would be ineligible to stand. The election would be for an initial period of three years, with a maximum of three terms (subject to the age rule). It would be helpful to have received any expressions of interest by the end of Friday 15 December 2023.

If you believe you have the necessary skills, experience, commitment, and passion to help the Members Committee discharge its role and responsibility, please contact Iftkhar Ahmed on 07799 843 719 or Marina Dorward 07917 100 155 who will be pleased to have an informal chat with you and provide more details.

Further written details and a short Expression of Interest form are available from Donna Allison at Edgbaston email: donnaallison@edgbaston.com

Expressions of interest are particularly welcomed from younger people, women and ethnic diverse background who are Club members and who are currently under represented on the Committee.

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