BMC National Council: summary of February 2015 meeting

Posted by Tony Ryan on 27/03/2015
The February 2015 National Council meeting was held on the English Riviera. Photo: www.lincombehallhotel.co.uk

The 42nd meeting of the BMC National Council took place on Saturday 7 February 2015 in Torquay. A summary of the meeting is available to download.

The meeting covered a range of topics including:

  • endorsement of the BMC 2015-19 Strategic Plan;
  • agreement that the work previously covered by the Climbing Wall Committee would become the responsibility of the Training & Youth Committee;
  • progress of the newly established Hill Walking Working Group; and
  • the BMC’s position on the ownership and management of quarries.

The meeting also agreed to make Dave Cronshaw an honorary member of the BMC in recognition of his long term contribution to Lancashire climbing, and noted that the 2015 George Band Award for exceptional voluntary effort will be awarded to Bob Pettigrew.  It was agreed that Dave Musgrove (snr) will take over from Nick Kurth as chair of the BMC Access Management Group.

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