BAFRA Members’ Handbook – Honorary members

Honorary members and retired numbers

Honorary members

Dave Allan46Long-time member of the Rules & Mechanics Committee
Robert Banks261Long-time Director of Finance and an ex-President of BAFRA
Bill Bowsher91Founder of the European American Football Officials Association and an ex-President of BAFRA
Mark Bridgham43One of the American airbase officials who helped in the training of BAFRA members in the 1980s
Jim Briggs31A director from 1990-1995; long-time member of the Rules & Mechanics Committee; editor of the Manual of Football Officiating; President 2006-date
Charlie Dean-Young258Long-time training officer in the North West and Midlands; Director of Operations for 2½ years; Director of Finance 2004-2009
Mike Fenton142Long-time director
Jerry Grunska30One of the American clinicians who came over to give clinics in Great Britain
Fletcher Kinnie13One of the American airbase officials who helped in the training of BAFRA members in the 1980s
Clyde Messenger17One of the American clinicians who came over to give clinics in Great Britain
Dave Norton1Founder of the Association and long-time President
Colin Payne3The founding Director of Operations

Retired numbers

Tom Diamond437Tom was a long standing member of the association, who officiated with great calm and good humour. He was always willing to help new members, and was a valued member of the association. His passing in 2004 was a great loss to officiating.