Cornwall Cricket Board History & complete list of Board Members 1996-2021
25 Nov Cornwall Cricket Association circulate proposals formulated by the Test & County Cricket Board (TCCB) and National Cricket Association (NCA) for the creation of a new governing body for cricket – The England Cricket Board (ECB). Meeting called for Jan for two reps from CCA, CCCC, CCL & CSCA to form a county board as a requirement to link into funding.
22 Jan Meeting called by the Cornwall Cricket Association at Truro CC to discuss the formation of the Cornwall Cricket Board and to produce a constitution for submission to the soon to be formed English Cricket Board. Two members from CCA, CCCC, CCL & CSCA attended along with part time Development Officer Chris Old. It was agreed Board to be comprised of two reps from each Association (8)
26 Mar NCA had stated funding for 1997 must be done through the Cricket Board no later than 15/6/96. It was therefore agree to elect the Officers at this meeting. Chairman Ronnie Potts, Vice-Chairman Peter Thomas, Secretary Mike Harland, Treasurer Malcolm Broad. It was agreed the CDO become a full time appointment (closing date for applications 11/11/96)
13 Dec Peter Grant announced as first full time CDO from 1/2/97.
Michael Weeks appointed Yearbook Editor, Board Press Officer and co-opted as a non voting Board Member. Mike Buzza & John Harbinson co-opted as full members.
1 Jan The England & Wales Cricket Board came into being
April First Cornwall Cricket Yearbook published.
1 Jan Board restructured. Secretary & Treasurer become independent appointments plus a rep from the Coaches and Youth League (Peter Thomas acting for 2001) added.
Cornwall Cricket Association formally wound up on 1 March.
18 April First Cornwall Cricket website is launched by MW at www.cornwall-cricket.org.uk
July Tim Marrion becomes CDO
9 Jan After being co-opted in 2000, and becoming the CACC Rep in 2001, Nigel Sanders takes over from Ronnie Potts as Chairman.
Sept Tim Marrion moves to the Midlands to become Chance to Shine Regional Manager.
He is replaced in December as CDO by Joe Skinner.
CACO formed on 17 Sept replacing CCUA. CACO now have representation on the Board.
Chairman becomes an independent post.
Cornwall Cricket Centre officially opened on 3 December by ECB Chairman Giles Clarke DL
Board becomes a Limited Company by Guarantee on 1 April. Five unpaid director posts of Chief Executive, Finance, Administration, Cricket and Development are appointed. The full Board will also comprise of seven non- executive directors who will represent the County Club, Cornwall League, Representative Youth, Club Youth, Coaches, Officials and Groundsmen (new). The Cricket Development Manager, Cricket Centre Manager (newly appointed Mark Mitchell) and Media Officer have non voting seats on the Board.
Two founder members of the Board were honoured at a special presentation following their retirements. Col Ron Potts and Mike Harland were the inaugural Chairman and Secretary respectively.
1 Dec Website relaunched after upgrade to Content Management System (CMS) with the new address of www.cornwallcricket.co.uk
11 Mar AGM Mark Mitchell becomes Secretary to the Board and gains voting rights along with CDM Joe Skinner
10 Mar AGM Chris Fyles /Simon Menneer replace Malcolm Broad MBE /Tim Marrion as Directors of Finance / Development. Chris Leathley elected as Director of Administration after the post was reistated. Women’s Association & Cornwall Sports Partnership become a full Board Members
23 Mar Sean Hooper replaces Nigel Sanders as CEO.
Dec Vic Hassell steps down as Director of Cricket
Jan Chris Leathley appointed Acting Director of Cricket and Rodney Fine Acting Director of Administration
16 Mar Both elected at the AGM. Association members become representatives rather than Non Executive Directors,
4 April Website (CMS) re-launched after rebuild with Admin now transferred to CCB Director of Admin
11 May EGM A Chairperson Mrs Anita George MBE and Non Executive Directors Andrew Kent & Trevor Lee were elected.
10 Sept Sean Hooper stands down as CEO. Director of Development Simon Menneer appointed Acting CEO.
18 Sept Andrew Jones appointed Acting Director of Development.
Feb – Cricket Development Officer – Chris Hunkin appointed
21 Mar AGM Simon Menneer appointed CEO
Andrew Jones appointed Director of Development
April – Project Manager & Schools Competition Manager – Michelle Kent appointed.
February – Community Development Officer East – Jack Mingo appointed.
March – Community Development Officer West – Craig Williams appointed.
20 March AGM Chris Fyles stood down as Director of Finance and was replaced by Steve Oakley.
Andrew Kent stood down as a Non Executive Director and was replaced by Denise Gladwell.
Keith Hore steps down as County Club Rep after 10 years.
10 May – New website (Word-Press) launched
September – Chris Hunkin appointed Performance Development Manager
12 March AGM Chris Leathley stood down as Director of Cricket and was replaced by Rodney Fine.
Tamsin Heayn replaced Rodney Fine as Director of Administration.
Chairperson Mrs Anita George MBE and Non Executive Director Trevor Lee were re-elected for a second three year term.
A Director of Facilities to be added to the Executive
16 April Peter Howells appointed Acting Director of Facilities
30 April Mark Mitchell leaves the position of Cricket Centre Manager
1 August Mustafa Shaikh appointed Cricket Centre Manager
11 March AGM Sharon Dee replaced Mark Mitchell as Secretary to the Board.
Peter Howells was elected as Director of Facilities for a three-year term.
Simon Menneer was re-elected unopposed as Chief Executive Officer for a three-year term.
Andrew Jones was re-elected unopposed as Director of Development for a three-year term
23 September Trevor Lee replaced Simon Menneer (resigned) as Acting Chief Executive Officer
Denise Gladwell resigned as a Non-Executive Director
October Rodney Fine resigned as Director of Cricket
AGM delayed due to COVID-19
25 May AGM Joe Skinner became Chief Cricket Officer replacing Trevor Lee (Acting CEO)
Trevor Lee reverts to Non-Executive Director
Steve Oakley was re-elected unopposed as Director of Finance for a three-year term
The new structure aligns to the County Partnership Plan 2020-2024 and sees three current Directors transferring to new Directorships.
Tamsin Heayn moves from ‘Administration’ to ‘Volunteers’.
Andrew Jones from ‘Development’ to ‘Performance’.
Peter Howells from ‘Facilities’ to ‘Investments’.
The ‘Director of Cricket’ role is currently vacant after Rodney Fine stood down in October last year.
That Directorship becomes ‘Director of Participation’.
A new ‘Director of Women and Girls’ post has been introduced.
Both the Participation and Women’s posts will be advertised as the Board follow standards of good governance and follow a robust recruitment process.
Denise Gladwell has stood down as a Non-Executive Director but two new NED’s have joined the Board.
Sharon Dee moves from Board Secretary to ‘NED – Governance’.
Kelley Butcher joins as ‘NED- Safeguarding’ – stood down in November..
Michelle Kent becomes the Board Secretary.
Robin Trethowan becomes Woman & Girls Director
15 March Tim Law appointed Director of Youth Participation
June New website launched