The FA Council membership 2020-21

FA Council Membership – 2020 / 2021

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The FA Council for 2020-2021 

Chairman 
G Clarke (2016) 

Leader of Council 
G Clarke (2016) 

Vice-Chairmen 
JD Pearce (2001), Bognor Regis Town FC  
P McCormick OBE (2015), Premier League 

Life/Senior Vice-Presidents 
G Thompson, OBE, JP (1979), Sheffield & Hallamshire FA 
L F J Smith (1982), Surrey FA 
RE Barston (1981), Leicestershire & Rutland FA 
JJ Waterall (1986), Nottinghamshire FA 
CJ Saunders (1982), Independent Schools FA 
MM Armstrong (1985), Huntingdonshire FA 
PS Hough (1988), Dorset FA 
FLJ Hunter (1988), Liverpool FA 
D Henson (1986), Devon FA 
B Walden (1991), Northamptonshire FA 
CB Taylor (1991), Barnsley FC 

Vice-Presidents 
BJ Adshead (1997), Staffordshire FA 
RF Burden, FCIB, MBCS, FRSA (1995), Gloucestershire FA 
MR Leggett (1992), Worcestershire FA 
PJ Clayton (1997), Middlesex FA 
Dr J A Little (1999), Cambridge University FA 
S Hough MBE (2000), Women’s Football Conference 

Divisional Representatives 
1. D Robinson (2007), Tow Law Town FC 
2. R Coar (2001), Blackburn Rovers FC 
3. A Shaw (2009, 2012), Altrincham FC 
4. F Robinson (2016), Burton Albion FC 
5. S Pearce (2016), Derby County FC 
6. A Neville (2013), Leicester City FC 
7. S Webb (2014), Ipswich Town FC 
8. C Reeves (2012), Poole Town FC 
9. A Sharpe (2017), Wingate & Finchley FC 
10. JD Pearce (2001), Bognor Regis Town FC 

County Association Representatives 
Amateur Football Alliance: J Leese (2018) 
Army: Major WTE Thomson (2001) 
Bedfordshire: R Robinson (2014, 2019) 
Berks & Bucks: E Verrall (2017) 
Birmingham: M J Penn (2013) 
Cambridgeshire : P Hill (2020) 
Cambridge University: Dr J A Little (1999) 
Cheshire: C Garlick (2018) 
Cornwall: G Lee (2005) 
Cumberland: F Conway (2020) 
Derbyshire: F McArdle (2008) 
Devon: T Sampson (2017) 
Dorset: S Whittle (2009) 
Durham: JC Topping (2007) 
East Riding: J Suddards (2013) 
English Schools: M Spinks (2015) 
Essex: A Berry (2015) 
Gloucestershire : R Schafer (2013) 
Hampshire: N Cassar (2017) 
Herefordshire: P Tompkins (2015) 
Hertfordshire: P Mallett (2016) 
Huntingdonshire: MC Frost (2005) 
Independent Schools: DR Elleray MBE (2002) 
Kent: G Petts (2020) 
Lancashire: A Hashmi (2020) 
Leicestershire & Rutland: K Ellis (2018) 
Lincolnshire: S Jaehrig (2019) 
Liverpool: D Horlick (2009) 
London : G Dorling (2015) 
Manchester: C Bridgford (2016) 
Middlesex: JRW Taylor (2015) 
Norfolk: G Lemmon (2017) 
Northamptonshire: R Cotter (2009) 
North Riding: B Casterton (2020) 
Northumberland: S Ord (2020) 
Nottinghamshire: E Oram (2007) 
Oxfordshire: I Mason (2018) 
Oxford University: R Tur (2002) 
Royal Air Force: Wing Cdr N Hope MBE (2008)  
Royal Navy: S Johnson (2014) 
Sheffield & Hallamshire: U Rennie (2019) 
Shropshire: D Simpson (2007) 
Somerset & Avon: P Chaplin (2020) 
Staffordshire: M Stokes (2013) 
Suffolk: B Badcock (2014) 
Surrey: N Drew (2019) 
Sussex: A J Kybett (2013) 
Westmorland: P Ducksbury (2018) 
West Riding: B Chaplin (2012) 
Wiltshire: RJ Gardiner (2010) 
Women’s Football Conference: S Hough MBE (2000), TKT Win (2007) 
Worcestershire: R Northall (2011) 

Representatives of The Premier League 
P Barber (2018), Brighton & Hove Albion FC 
P McCormick (2015), Premier League 
R Caplehorn (2016), Tottenham Hotspur FC 
P Alexander (2012, 2014-2017, 2018) 
R Britain (2019), Manchester Utd FC 
S Cliff (2020), Manchester City FC 

Representatives of The English Football League 
R Parry (2019), Football League 
J Nixon (2013), Carlisle Utd FC 
S Curwood (2016), Fleetwood Town FC 
N Randall QC (2020), Nottingham Forest FC
M Starnes (2018), Bristol Rovers FC 
M Ashton (2019), Bristol City FC 

Joint Representative of The Premier League and English Football League 
R Bains (2017) 

Other Representatives 
The National League: M Tattersall (2017), B Barwick (2015)  
The Northern Premier League: M Harris (2016) 
The Southern League: A Hughes (2016) 
The Isthmian League: N Robinson (2008)  
Referees’ Association: D Crick (2013)  
League Managers’ Association: A Irvine (2019) 
Professional Footballers Association: B Barnes (2020) 

Supporters’ Representative
Dr M Clarke (2007)
T Greatrex (2018) 

Independent Non-Executive Directors
K Tinsley (2017)
S Cartwright (2018) 

Inclusion Representatives
R Akhtar MBE (2014) 
P Elliott CBE (2015)  

Disability Football Representative
C Chaytors (2008), D Clarke (2017) 

British Universities College Sport
R Allen (2019) 

Association of Colleges
J Maher (2019) 

FA Youth Council
R Mehdizadeh-Valoujerdy (2020) 

BAME football communities (2)
S Brown (2020)
W Haq (2018) 

National League System Steps 5 and 6
D Richmond (2020) 

Futsal and small-sided football
G Dell (2017) 

FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship Representative
L Sanders (2020), Durham Women FC

1 woman nominated by National Game members and selected by the National Game’s Main Board Directors  
S Walters (2017) 

Chief Executive Officer
M Bullingham (2019)