Royal Wootton Bassett Town AGM

Monday 17 July 2017 - by Stuart Smedley (Updated on 17 July 2017 at 19:50)

Royal Wootton Bassett Town's Annual General Meeting was held at the Gerard Buxton Sports Ground on Thursday 13th July.

The meeting saw reports presented by the club's Committee members from the 2016-17 season, outlining its current status before officers for the 2017-18 campaign were elected.

Mari Green was elected as the new Head of Youth Section, taking over from Pete Yeardley who will move to the Head of Senior Section position.

Mari, a languages teacher by profession, joined the club last season as Under 11 Girls manager and will be responsible for developing and implementing the club's youth strategy.

She will be assisted in the position by Simon Jones and Steve Chadwick, who will both perform vital operational duties.

Simon, a long-time player for both first and reserve teams, has served as a coach within the youth section for a number of seasons.

Steve, meanwhile, is new to the club, though has significant experience in local football, having previously managed Swindon Supermarine's Ladies team.

The full list of Committee members for the coming season is as follows:

Chairman: Andy Walduck
Vice-Chairman: Danny Groom
Secretary: Ian Thomas
Treasurer: Mike Price
Head of Senior Section: Pete Yeardley
Head of Ladies and Girls Section: Becky Gammon
Head of Youth Section: Mari Green
Head of Veterans Section: Nick Warren
Welfare Officer: Derek Edgington
Marketing Manager: Mark Smedley
RWBSA User Group Member: Bryan Wood
RWBSA Business Management Team Member: Paul Gerrish

Contact details for all members, along with other key contacts at the club, can be found here.

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