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Board of Directors

The membership Snowsport Cymru Wales elects a board of directors at its AGM to govern the development of the sport. These directors carry out their duties as volunteers and are asked to take on specific responsibilities to help deliver aspects of the requirements of the National Governing Body programme.

At our AGM 30th November 2019 the following directors were appointed:


Richard Hyett


Simon Bromley

Vice Chair

Mark James

Finance Director

Nick Roe

Alpine Director

Michael Dougal

Disability and Inclusion

Rob Taylor

Freestyle (Ski & Board) Director

David Hughes

Nordic Director

Vicki Pye

North Wales Regional Director

Bethan Drinkall

Director Safeguarding, Inclusion & Equality

Giorgia Rescigno

Director (Marketing & Media)

The 2019 AGM appointed two new directors to the board, please see their bio & outline roles below.

Vicki Pye - North Wales Regional Director

This role has the aim of improving communications and engagement with NGB activities at a local level. One of Vicki's first tasks will be to bring together member clubs, facilities and discipline experts to set out some regional activities and targets for 2020.

Vicki comes to us with a wealth of experience in business having established her own successful insurance brokerage 14 years ago. Vicki is very active in snowsports in North Wales with her son competing on the national circuit. She has also been successful in gaining funding and grant support for local activities.


Bethan DrinkallDirector Safeguarding, Inclusion & Equality

This role takes responsibility at a board level of ensuring the delivery of our safeguarding, inclusion and equality policies. Working closely with the office admin and our lead safeguarding officers Bethan will look to review what we are doing on a regular basis and help shape how these policies are implemented from on the slopes to ensure everyone gets to enjoy the sport in a safe and enjoyable environment.

Bethan is a clinical specialist Physiotherapist with over 30yrs experience in the treatment of both adults and children with complex neurological disorders. She established Ski4All Wales over 10yrs ago and gained charitable status in May 2015. Along with a myriad of her friends and family organise and run an accessible charity music festival called The Big Cwtch - our aim is to raise funds for  Ski4All Wales and raise awareness of adaptive skiing throughout Wales

In addition to the directors elected by the membership, the board has the ability to appoint a further one director to serve the needs of the business.  Directors appointed by the board serve for a one year term.

The board is supported by the Chief Executive, Robin Kellen, and Administration Manager, Tracey George, in the delivery of the NGB objectives.

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