The Society was set up in 1977 to “promote, develop and improve the breeding of Charollais sheep” The organisation has a permanent staff at its headquarters in Norfolk and has an elected Board of Directors. The board is known as the Council of Management and is comprised of the National Chairman, an elected Member from each region and the retiring National Chairman, who remains on Council of a further year.
Postal elections in each region take place on a rotational basis and the appointment of Regional Council Member is for a period of three years. A retiring member may stand for re-election for one further consecutive term. The Regional Chairman not only represent their members on the National Council but organises local events, meetings, open days and social gatherings.
Council of Management 2016
|Position / Region||Name||Address||Telephone Number|
|National Chairman||David Mawhinney||15 Crossnamuckley Road, Newtownards, Co Down, N Ireland. BT22 2AA||
North of Scotland
|Bruce Irvine||Sauchentree, New Aberdour, Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire. AB43 7LN||
South of Scotland
|James Clanachan||Maryholm Farm, Dumfries, DG2 0BQ||
North of England
|Kenton Foster||Garriston Farm, Garriston, Leyburn, N. Yorkshire.||
East of England
|Carol Watson||11 Eastbrook Hill, Desborough, Northants. NN14 2QQ||
|Cecil Thomas||New Farm, Fosse Road, Wolston, Coventry CV8 3GA||
|Dewi Prichard Evans||Tyddyn-Y-Ffrwd, Moelfre, Anglesey. LL72 8HF||
South West England
|Robert Hopper||Gogwell Farm, Cove, Tiverton, Devon. EX16 7RN||
|William McAllister||92 Parkgate Road, Kells, Co. Antrim. BT42 3PG||
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Finance & General Purposes Committee
This committee was set up to look into the finances of the Society and report back to Council. They also consider new ideas and projects and make recommendations to Council on these issues.
Chairman – Mr Charles Sercombe
Members – Mr Robert Gregory, Mr Bruce Irvine, Mr Andrew Walton, Mr Kenton Foster and Mr David Mawhinney.
This committee is responsible for the training and recommendation to Council of new Panel Judges. It also reviews the performance of existing judges and helps with definition of breed type.
Members – Mr Robert Gregory (Chairman), Mrs Carroll Barber, Mr Adrian Davies, Mr Charles Marwood, Mr David Mawhinney and Mr Charles Sercombe.
The Society is a Registered Charity Number 282757