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BPA appoints Angel Fernandez as Communications Manager
BPA is delighted to announce that Angel Fernandez has been appointed to the new staff position of Communications Manager. Angel, who took up the sport in 2017, will start his new post - based at BPA HQ, Leicester - in mid-April 2019. Angel has over 20 years’ communications and marketing experience in a variety of industries including automotive, manufacturing and third sector organisations.
BPA membership renewal 2019-20
Calling full BPA Members who are eligible to renew online. Online renewal is now available for the BPA membership year, from 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 inclusive. If you plan to jump on or after 1 April, you need to renew. If you have ratings (that need to be signed off), live outside the UK/Channel Islands/BFPO, or are otherwise not eligible to renew online, a renewal form was included in your Feb issue of the Mag, or can be downloaded (enter 101 in the forms search box). You can fax or post your completed form to us.
Royal Aero Club Trust Bursaries - hurry, applications close on 31 March!
Are you a BPA Member aged between 16-21 years (or 24 years for the follow-on bursary)? Do you hold at least a basic sport parachuting qualification? Do you wish to advance your sport parachuting qualifications but lack the funds? Would a bursary help you to realise your ambitions in sport parachuting? Then you may be eligible to apply for a Bursary from the Royal Aero Club Tust. But hurry - applications close on 31 March 2019. See royalaeroclubtrust.org/bursaries. CIs of BPA Affiliated PTOs can countersign valid applications they support.
Here you'll find a wealth of online resources for skydiving - download the BPA Operations Manual, plus forms you'll need before you can jump in the UK - and much more!
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