HISTORY OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE: OFFICERS AND OFFICIALS OF THE BAA

Many people have given their time on a voluntary basis to help support and develop the British Aikido Association. Below is a full list of key posts and the people who have dedicated themselves to the task.

Founders of the British Aikido Association in 1966

George Fischer, Jim Elkin, John Wilkinson, Kenneth Rowles, Alan Menzies, Marion Harvard, Len Mockford and Bill Lawrence

Fellows 

W.D. (Bill) Lawrence       1.07.99

M. Smith                        17.06.01

L.F. Hepden                   15.05.05

B.C. Eustace                  15.05.05

P.J. Wildish                     15.05.05

R. Forrest-Webb             13.05.07

B.A. Elgood                     06.06.10

B Moran                           18.05.14

B Jones                            18.05.14

P Holding                          14.04.17

Chairman

 

Paul Wildish 2015 -

Bob Jones 1997 to 2015

Martin Thorne 1991 to 1997

Bob Forrest Webb 1987 to 1991

Mike Smith 1982 to 1987

Jim Elkin 1976 to 1981

Len Mockford 1971 to 1976

George Fischer 1966 to 1971

Vice Chairman

Lee Adams 2015 -

Paul Wildish 1997 to 2015

Bob Jones 1989 to 1990

Carolanne Warwick 1989 to 1989

Brian Eustace 1983 to 1098

Bob Forrest-Webb 1982 to 1983

Mike Smith 1982 to 1982

General Secretary

Claire Grundy 2015 -

Steve Walker 2012 to 2015

Lesley Hepden 1998 to 2012

John Waite 1995 to 1998

Vince Sumpter 1988 to 1995

Mandy Lowe 1985 to 1988

David Collins 1983 to 1985

Patricia Jones 1982 to 1983

Ray Taylor 1976 to 1981

Jim Elkin 1966 to 1976

Finance Officer

A. Brent Moran 2004 -

Jim Newcombe 1995 to 2004

Amanda Carling 1993 to 1995

Terry Gibbs 1987 to 1993

Ray Paice 1984 to 1987

Ray Taylor 1984 to 1984

R.F. (Rob) Bryant 1970 to 1984

Bill Lawrence 1966 to 1970

Membership Officer

Lee Adams 2011 -

Neil Saunders 2006 to 2011

Paul Holding 2005 to 2005

Tony Evangelou 1999 to 2005

Steve Ockerby 1994 to 1999

Theresa Lee 1990 to 1994

Kevin Lee 1990 to 1994

Richella Tracey 1986 to 1990

Mick Tracey 1985 to 1986

Ray Taylor 1982 to 1985

Ray Ziel 1976 to 1982

Regional issue 1971 to 1976

Certificate of Merit

Len Mockford 2001

Arthur Bullamore 2003

Dudley Osborne 2005

Michael Adams 2005

Brian Elgood 2007

National Squad Managers

Laura Beardsmore and Paul Carr 2014 -

Mick Pratt and Danielle Jones 2007 to 2014

Vanda Fairchild and David Fielding 1997 to 2007

Bob Jones 1987 to 1997

President and Vice president – title abolished in 1999

 

William (Bill) Lawrence 1990 to 1999

Brian Eustace 1985 to 1990

Prof Kenji Tomiki 1966 to 1979

Vice Presidents – title abolished in 1999

John E. Kane 1974 to 1976

John Wilkinson 1974 to 1976

George Fischer 1974 to 1976

Tetsu Ehara 1974 to 1999

Mrs. Audrey Elkin 1982 to 1999

Len Mockford 1976 to 1999

Mike Smith 1992 to 1999

Bob Forrest-Webb 1991 to 1999

Brian Eustace 1990 to 1999

John Wilkinson 1968 to 1999