Managing Committee

The Managing Committee (MC) is elected at each AGM (usually held February each year) and meets as required. Business is also conducted by email. It can co-opt during the year. Some posts are non-voting.

Blackheath Fencing Club Committee Roles 2017 (PDF) is a brief summary of the roles of each MC member

The ‘Club Officers’, who carry certain legal responsibilities, are the Chairman, Vice Chairman, Club Secretary and Club Treasurer.

The Constitution provides for a Club President and Vice-President. Both positions, which are non-voting, are vacant since 2012 with the passing of Life President Jack Gillett who was a founder member and Club Secretary for many years.

In 2012 the post of Club Captain was subsumed by the position of Lead Coach who is automatically appointed to the Managing Committee.

The 2017 MC was elected at the AGM on 23rd Feb 2017 and comprises:

Tony Nickson, Chairman (picture awaited) (
Club Treasurer – Henry Fazakerley (
Welfare Officer – Helen Jenkins(
Musketeers Parents Rep – Vacant (
Competition Secretary –  Gurlal Jagdev (Gully) (
Social Secretary – Tamara Fischer (Co-opted 3/10/17) (
Seniors Rep –  Mael Zoungrana
Intermediates/Beginners Rep – Laura la Delfa

Non-voting posts:
Youth Development / Schools Contact – Andrew Nisbet
Armourers – Andrew Nisbet and Afifa Khan
Assistant Treasurer– Vacant

All Management Committee Members subscribe to the Code of Practice for Club Officials Coaches and Volunteers