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CCB History

1995

Nov    CCA  circulate after 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).

1996

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 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.

1997

1 Jan    The England & Wales Cricket Board came into being

1998

April   First Cornwall Cricket Yearbook published.

2001

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 at www.cornwall-cricket.org.uk

2002

July     Tim Marrion becomes CDO

2006

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.

2008

CACO formed on 17 Sept replacing CCUA. CACO now have representation on the Board.

2009

Chairman becomes an independent post.

Cornwall Cricket Centre officially opened on 3 December by  ECB Chairman Giles Clarke DL

2011

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.

2012

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 upgraded with the new address of www.cornwallcricket.co.uk

2013

11 Mar  AGM Mark Mitchell becomes Secretary to the Board and gains voting rights along  with CDM Joe Skinner

2014

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

2015

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,

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.

2016

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.

2017

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 repalced by Denise Gladwell.

Keith Hore steps down as County club Rep after 10 years.