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STAR Supports

STAR Supports

STAR supports the organisations who represent and seek to improve fans interests.

Football Supporters’s Association

The Football Supporters Association (FSA) is the one national, democratic body representing football supporters in England and Wales. It was formed in 2018 by the merger of the Football Supporters Federation and Supporters Direct and is based in offices in Sunderland and London. The FSA represents supporters through its seat on the FA Council, by its Secretariat of the House of Commons All Party Parliamentary Group on Football and in many other ways. STAR and its Board members are active participants in the FSA.  Read more here.

Kick It Out

Kick It Out is English football’s equality and inclusion organisation.

Working throughout the football, educational and community sectors to challenge discrimination, encourage inclusive practices and campaign for positive change, Kick It Out is at the heart of the fight against discrimination for everyone who plays, watches or walks in football.  Read more here.

Level Playing Field

Level Playing Field (LPF) believes that being a disabled person is a social issue and that an individual only becomes disabled because of the social, attitudinal and environmental barriers that the individual faces (this is known as the social model of disability).  Read more here.

Gay Football Supporters’ Network – GFSN

GFSN are a voluntary organisation, they are a social, playing and campaigning network for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans (LGB&T) football fans and their friends. They organise regular events, match visits, and tournaments, and campaign on issues relating to homophobia in football. The GFSN League is the world’s only national LGBT football league.  Read more here.

 

MEET THE BOARD

All STAR Board Members are volunteers, either elected by members or co-opted.

Paula Martin
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Chair, Membership
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Steve Benton
Deputy Chair, IT, Data Controller
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Sarah Turner
Deputy Chair, Online Travel
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Roger Titford
Treasurer, Heritage & History
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Colin Bishop
Operations Manager, Travel
Mel Bishop
Travel, Safeguarding
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Johnny Hunt
Exiles Co-ordinator
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Ben Thomas
Community Co-Ordinator
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Nick Houlton
Data Controller
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Matthew Batten
Deputy Data Controller, Deputy Safeguarding Officer, Deputy Policy Officer, IT
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Dave Stevens
Exiles Co-ordinator, IT
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Simon Day
Diversity, Inclusion & Accessibility Officer
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Colin Rouse
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Martin Brailli
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Teresa Hicks
Secretary
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Pete Vickery
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Vicci Elliot
Deputy Treasurer

Roger Titford – Communications & Heritage
Vicci Elliot
Mel Bishop – STAR Travel, STAR Shop and Safeguarding Officer
Colin Bishop – STAR Travel
Paula Martin – Membership
Steve Benton – Data Controller
Sacha Liddiard
Johnny Hunt
Sam Stephenson

Co-Opted Board Members:

Pete Vickery

Interested in volunteering to help STAR? We would love to hear from you so drop us an email at info@star-reading.org

Media enquiries

Media enquiries should be sent to media@star-reading.org. Please note that although we have a number of volunteers monitoring this address they may not be in a position to respond immediately.