BOARD & COMMITTEE MEMBERS

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President

Simon Bullard (Board)

Simon joined the club in 1991 as a player and was the clubs first ever Chairman in 1994 & still holds that position to this day. His company IAF Services have supported the club in sponsorship since then of which the club are incredibly grateful. He has overseen many changes within the club over the years and his most satisfying period is when the 1st team won the Spartan South Midlands Premier Division & gained promotion to the Southern League.

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Chief Commercial Officer

Junior Osei-Tutu (Board)

Junior is also a co-founder of Varsity Nine.

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Chief Football Officer

Tyrelle McLeod-Bentley (Board)

Tyrelle is also a co-founder of Varsity Nine.

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Chairman

Dan Bedi (Board)

Dan became chairman in the summer of 2023 taking over from Simon Bullard.

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Vice Chair

Olivia Spinelli (Board)

Olivia is also a director of Varsity Nine.

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Club Secretary

Annabel Prior (Board)

Annabel took over as Club Secretary in the summer of 2023. She also works from Varsity Nine.

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Head of Ladies Football

Sally Collins (Board)

Sally had a massive input in driving the female section forward in 2011 & managed teams for quite a few seasons. Co-owner of sponsors Roofmaster she was elected Vice President in 2017. Along with husband Dave, all three of their children have played for AFC.

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Head of Youth Football

Ryan Powell (Board)

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Treasurer

Richard Church (Board)

Richard is St. Albans born and bred. Moved to Dunstable in the mid 80s. His association with AFC goes back to October 2006 when his son Joe started playing for the under 8s. He saw my first AFC first team match in March 2010 and began attending regularly 2 years later. Committee member since 2014 and became treasurer at start of 2020/2021 season. Enjoys every minute of his association with the club. Also a Chelsea FC season ticket holder.

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COMMITTEE MEMBER

Tony Barbato (Committee)

Back in 2008 Tony brought a team to AFC at Under 9’s. He soon got involved with the club and became a Committee Member in the same year. He carried on being a very successful manager & when his time was up managing, he continued on the committee. He is the first port of call when supporters turn up to watch the 1st team as Tony can be found on the turnstile.

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HONOURY LIFE MEMBER

Craig Renfrew

Craig served the club for 40 years mainly as Club Secretary for 33 of those years before retiring.

His knowledge and commitment to the club was simply superb and ensured the smooth running of it throughout his time.

Despite moving away Craig continues to attend some games and also helps with the youth tournament.

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Director of Football

Russell Short (Board)

Russell previously played for Newport Pagnell Town in two FA Vase finals, winning one and a runner up in another.
His playing career also includes Peterborough Sports, Biggleswade Town, Needham Market, St Neots Town, Hendon, Bury Town, Ipswich Town, Histon and Wivenhoe Town.

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Welfare & Safeguarding

Steve Cantellow & Selina Saunders (Committee)

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Steve has been with AFC in many roles including reserve team manager, kit man and committee member for a number of years.

Selina took on her role in late 2023. Her husband is a youth coach at AFC while her son plays for the youth section,

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FOOTBALL OPERATIONS & MATCH DAY SECRETARY

Sam Giddings (Committee)

Sam joined AFC in 2022 and has since taken on the Matchday Secretary and Football Operations role.

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Youth Football Secretary

Louise Powell (Committee)

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Louise took on the Youth Secretary role in the summer of 2023. She is the wife of Ryan Powell and has two sons who play in the youth section.

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Women's & Girls Team Support

Michael Francis (Committee)

Michael has played a huge part in the ladies & girls section of the club for many years.

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Youth Presentation

Paul Keen (Committee)

Paul has been involved in the youth section for many years as a coach and also organised many presentation evenings.

STAFF & VOLUNTEERS

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Match Day Assistant

James Smith

James has been with the club since 2011 but took a few years out before returning. He has done a few roles at the club and is now part of the match day & media team.

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Match Day Assistant

Chris Simpson

Chris joined the club a few years ago and his work retrieving stray match balls has saved the club a lot of money in that time. He also helps in many other ways on match days. He has a daughter who plays in the girls section of the club.

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Hospitality

Jacqui Dunnell

Jacqui joined the club a few years ago and her help with match day hospitality for the men's first and development teams does not go unnoticed.

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Match Day Assistant

Adam Tumber

Adam joined the club in late 2023 and assists with match day duties.

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Hospitality & Turnstiles

Vince Dunnell

Vince, like Jacqui joined the club a few years ago and his help with hospitality, turnstiles and general support is most welcome.

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Turnstiles

Tony Barbato

Tony was previously a youth team coach at the club but then joined the committee. Our regular face of AFC at the turnstiles,

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Hospitality

Deb Bullard

Deb has been vital support to Simon when he was chairman and to the club in general for many years.

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TURNSTILES & 50/50 DRAW

Richard Church

Richard can often be seen at the turnstiles selling 50/50 tickets & programmes.

Media Team

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Media & Photographer

Lily Chiang

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Videographer

Elliot Hearne

Elliot joined Varsity Nine as a videographer in April 2o24 having previous experience with Premier League clubs.

He edited AFC's short film 'Pathway' which has been recently released on YouTube.

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Media, Photographer & Website

James Smith

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Photographer

Angel Cooper

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Photographer

Louise Powell

MATCH DAY PROGRAMME

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DESIGNER & EDITOR

Ryan Powell

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Content & Editor

James Smith

CLUB HISTORIANS

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HISTORIAN & STATISTICIAN - Pre 2021

Craig Renfrew

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Historian & Statistician - POST 2021

James Smith

LEAGUE SECRETARIES

SOUTHERN LEAGUE

Annabel Prior – email

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SUBURBAN LEAGUE

Annabel Prior – email

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ALL FEMALE

Sally Collins – email

Tel. 07711 377326

MKDDL

Ryan Powell – email

Tel. 07725 630191

BYSL

Paul Keen – email

Tel. 07766 050011

CJS

Olly Faulder – email

Tel. 07739 285007

CHILTERN YOUTH

Craig Green – email

Tel. 07864 050011

BYSL

Paul Keen – email

Tel. 07766 114691

BMSL

Harrison Sanders – email

Tel. 07866 004089

JPL

Kevin Souster – email

Tel. 07778 507832

TOURNAMENT ORGANISER
Tony Barbato

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YOUTH PITCH BOOKING
CO-ORDINATOR

Louise Powell

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