Parkour UK invites nominations for home country Elected Directors

Following the recent announcement of the collective resignation of the Board of Parkour UK, we are now inviting nominations for home country Elected Directors

We really are encouraging everyone within the Parkour/Freerunning community to think about these roles on our Board, as there has never been a better time to positively impact the continued growth and development of Parkour/Freerunning across the UK. 

We are seeking passionate and committed individuals who can continue to help develop and maintain Parkour UK’s strategic focus towards its future development and sustainability.

We are continuing to strive for a more diverse Board of Directors, therefore we would particularly welcome nominations of women, BAME groups and people with disabilities.

We are now seeking nominations from Parkour UK member organisations for the following roles:

Elected Director (Home Country)         

  • England
  • Wales
  • Scotland
  • Northern Ireland

In accordance with Memorandum & Articles of Association – 26.1 & 28.1 Elected Directors shall be nominated for election by a Voting Member in respect of that Home Country, subject in each case to the approval of the Board. The election of Elected Directors shall be decided by votes cast by the Voting Members in respect of that Home Country at the 2018 Annual General Meeting.

We can pay travel expenses and provide a full induction to the NGB’s work. You will be expected to attend at approx up to six Board meetings a year.  In addition we would encourage your attendance at a number of Parkour UK meetings and events, as well as our member organisations events.

If you would like to be nominated for the role of Elected Director you must first ensure that you are a member of a Parkour UK member organisation that has a valid 2018 membership.

ALL nominations must received by completing the Elected Director Nomination Form. Each nomination must be seconded by another member organisation of Parkour UK. The closing date for nominations is 12pm on Wednesday 28th November 2018.

In accordance with our Memorandum & Articles of Association 28.1 – Voting Members may only nominate or second one candidate for each post and the form must be completed and returned to the Chief Executive not later than 10 days before the date of the AGM (28th November 2018) at which the election is to be held. 

If you would like further information about the nomination process please contact our CEO, Eugene Minogue on [email protected] or 020 3544 5834.

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