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About Us

The Hertfordshire Badminton Association (HBA) is the County Governing Body for badminton and is a member body of Badminton England, the National Governing Body.  Its responsibility is to run, promote and develop badminton in Hertfordshire.  The current Constitution is HBA Constitution (June 2013)

The members of the HBA Committee are:

ChairPaul Kempster
SecretarySimon Gouldstone
Treasurer and Membership SecretaryColin Walker
Senior County Co-ordinatorAndy Walden
Development Co-ordinatorDave Bartlett
Gill Bartlett
Coaching Co-ordinatorBrian Jackson
County League SecretaryGraham Cobb
Tournament SecretaryEddie Lintott
Hertford Area RepresentativeJim Robson
SW Herts RepresentativeSteve Dibben
N Herts & Letchworth RepresentativeBob Green
Masters Co-ordinatorSteve Willis
Child Welfare OfficerBarbara Lewczynska
HJBAMike Newlove
Co-opted members:
E Herts CBN ChairmanDoug Clark
Social Media/Publicity OfficerBen Vranjkovic

If you need any further information about the HBA Committee, please contact Simon Gouldstone

The minutes of HBA Committee meetings are available on the Archive page.

HBA President and Vice Presidents

The President and Vice Presidents are elected at the AGM for a three year term to reflect their contribution to Hertfordshire badminton. If there is anyone you would like to nominate as a Vice President, please email Simon Gouldstone at least one month before the date of the AGM.

PresidentPaul Widdicombe
Past PresidentsBill Andrew
Bill Goode
Roger Simmons
Bob Welsh
Vice PresidentsLaura Andes
Liz Austin
Natalie Barton
Angela Blowers
Tony Clarke
Duncan Conway
Marion Conway
Margaret Cooper
Gail Emms
Malcolm Fraser
Liz Frost
Andy Goode
Dick Large
Megan Lumb
Pam Newman
Lynne Parker
Jim Shekle
Gary Southgate
Geoff Thomas
Pat Walker
Phil Westwood

The HBA Annual General Meeting was held on 3 June 2019

The Minutes of the meeting and the reports submitted by the Committee Members are available at HBA AGM 2019

Minutes of previous AGMs are available on the Archive page.


Membership of the HBA

Information about the benefits of being a member of the HBA is available here


History of the HBA

History is a brief guide to the development of badminton in Hertfordshire.


HBA GDPR Data Protection Policy

The HBA Committee has agreed the following two documents to comply with the General Data Protection Regulations:

HBA Data Protection Policy