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					              The previous bodies:

                  BOA AC
                  BPA AC
                  UK Competitors

A need for one organisation to represent all
athletes
              Representation within sports

 Teach athletes to represent themselves professionally

  Ensure there are adequate communication pathways

         Advise on selection/appeals processes

First point of contact when internal processes break down
          Representation outside of sports
  Be the independent voice of all elite UK athletes
Represent athletes to all major sporting organisations
and key decision makers within sport– links with UKS,
                  SE, BOA, BPA.
     Represent UK athletes views to EOC & IOC
        Athlete Reports

Website www.britishathletes.org

          Newsletter

      Financial education

   Athlete speaking program
  UK Sport – Principal funding partner
    British Olympic Association BOA
            Sport England
     British Paralympic Association
        LOCOG (London 2012)
Sports Disputes Resolution Panel (SDRP)
             Government
           All current Olympic sports

         All current Paralympic sports

All sports in receipt of World Class Performance
               funding from UK Sport
      BAC is governed by a council of its members

    Sports elect two representatives to sit on council

                Each sport has one vote

Each sport can nominate athletes to sit on the committees
Executive board of 5 Directors
    Chair – Kate Allenby
     4 Committee Chairs
Sports Specific – John Mayock
World Class – Karen Roberts
 Olympic – Karen Pickering
   Paralympic – Giles Long
    Assist and encourage the setting up of Athlete
           Representation within the Sports
  Addressing sports specific issues within the NGB’s
To ensure that there are adequate appeals procedures
                   within each sport
 To ensure the rights of the athlete are up held within
                      the NGB’s
Working with Anti-Doping Directorate
     Athlete Personal Awards

        Athlete Agreements
Advises and assists the BOA in sending teams to the
                 Olympic Games.
Production of the Olympic Athletes Report after every
            Winter and Summer Games.
            Team Members Agreement
            Representation on the BOA
 Advises and assists the BPA in sending teams to the
                Paralympic Games.
    Production of the Paralympic Athletes Report
             Team Members Agreement
To give feedback and advice to the BPA on Paralympic
      camps/holding camps and other schemes.
Each athlete to have one person to call who can look
            after their problem for them
         Clear communications in each sport
Effective representation on all NGBs, Impartial athlete
 representatives conveying the views of the athletes
    Proper communication of services to athletes

				
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