UKBJJA Board & Council Elections 2021 – Call for nominations​​

UKBJJA Board & Council Elections 2021 – Call for nominations​​

Could you lead the UKBJJA as it moves into the next stage of growth?

We are holding elections for the Board of Directors and the UKBJJA Council. Positions that are up for election include:

For the Board of Directors:
Regional Director – England
Regional Director – Northern Ireland
Regional Director – Scotland

For the Council:
Women’s Committee Chair
Principal Council Officer
Junior Development Committee Chair
Data Protection Officer
Schools Committee Chair
Junior Development Officer, Scotland
+ 14 general Council positions

Deadline for nominations is Friday 17th September, 2021

Nominations to be sent to with a brief candidate profile and summary of vision for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in the UK (400 words max) and photo if desired (Candidate profiles will be published on our website until voting closes on 22 October 2021).

All positions are voluntary (approproate expenses covered) and time commitments will vary.

Voting: all clubs with an active membership at the time of the AGM scheduled for 23 October 2021 have one vote. Voting will be conducted electronically and results announced at the AGM.

With over 300 member clubs and 14,000+ members, we are at a pivotal stage in the sport’s development. It is vital that we have an energetic, highly functioning Board and Council to oversee our work and take the Association into the future.

We are committed to equal opportunities in governance, employment and service delivery. The policies and practices of the UKBJJA aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities and disabled people who are currently under-represented in the structures of the UKBJJA.

The UKBJJA Constitution can be downloaded HERE.

Mike Williams