British Olympic Association (BOA) Athletes’ Commission – Member Elections
The BOA Athletes’ Commission ensures that the athletes’ viewpoint and interests are at the heart of the BOA, following the historical achievements of Rio 2016 and PyeongChang 2018 the Commission is looking for members to help build on this success and shape the future for athletes within Team GB.
The Athletes’ Commission is made up of 12 Olympians from a mixture of summer and winter sports.
Six members complete their terms this December and applications are now open for athletes to help advise and consult on the next chapter for Team GB.
Members of the Athletes' Commission are voluntary and expected to attend (in person or dial into) approximately 6 half day meetings per year as well as other engagement opportunities from January 2019 to December 2022.
BOA Athletes’ Commission Role
To be eligible for election, candidates must have competed for Team GB at an Olympic Games or Olympic Winter Games within the past twelve years (no earlier than Turin 2006).
We are looking for athletes who:
• Can help the BOA provide better services and support to athletes preparing for and during competition and at the crucial time once they finish in sport
• Are interested in Olympic sport and want to help Team GB in its exciting journey towards Tokyo 2020, Beijing 2022 and beyond
• Are great communicators and willing to challenge thinking and decisions
• Can be a voice of the athlete community
Further information and an application form can be found in the downloads below. The deadline for applications is 9am on Monday 1st October 2018
Athletes' Commission Application Form 2018
BOA Athletes' Commission Members - information
If you have any questions please get in touch with the Athlete Services team at BOAAC@teamgb.com
or BOA Athletes’ Commission Chair Ben.Hawes@TeamGB.com