At the commencement of each year the Appointments Panel (formerly the Referee Advisory Group), made up of an area representative from each sub union, a Bay of Plenty Rugby Union representative and a Bay of Plenty Rugby Union Board representative meet to select the Referee Management Group for the 12 month season.
The current Appointments Panel is:
Sam Fellows SBFellows@hotmail.com
Grant Moore firstname.lastname@example.org
Gary Dender email@example.com
The Referee Management Group (RMG) is a seven person skill based panel charged with driving the strategic direction of the Bay of Plenty Rugby Referees. The 2019 RMG is:
Chairman: David Hodgson
Governance Manager: Sam Fellows
Resources Manager: Grant Moore
Game Management: Gary Dender
Match officials Support: Craig Reilly
BOPRU Board Rep: Phil Barnett
BOPRU Staff: Pat Rae (Referee Manager)
CURRENT VACANT PORTFOLIO ROLES: (Click to view Position Descriptions)
Statistician/Historian (Evan Booker) NOW FILLED!
Communications Manager (Sam Fellows) NOW FILLED!
Junior Appointments Manager (Tamielle Monk) NOW FILLED!
Referee Coach Coordinator (Pat Rae and Craig Reilly jontly) NOW FILLED!
Prem Mens/Elite 1st XV Panel Manager (Tony Dunlop) NOW FILLED!
U11-U13 Panel Manager (Peter Morgan) NOW FILLED!