Harvey finishes his Journey

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Russell Moore

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Harvey Webb presenting Hannah Hicks with the U21 Womens Singles trophy at the 2010-11 National Championships in Sheffield

Harvey Webb, National Events Manager, retired from the ETTA on 31st March 2011 for a well earned rest. A collection had been held by Management Committee and ETTA staff, which totalled £200, Harvey will be spending it on his model railway. He will retain his close links with the ETTA as a volunteer, serving on various committees and no doubt we will see him again in the very near future.

Honours and Awards
• ETTA Vice-President 1986.
• ETTA Ivor Montagu Award 1981.

Employed
• ETTA National Events Manager 2000/01 to 31st March 2011.

Positions Held

ETTA Committees
• Marketing & Sponsorship Committee 2001 – to date.
• Marketing Committee 1992 – 1995 (Secretary)
• National Championships Committee 1999 – 2001, 2001 – to date.
• International Matches Committee (National Championships Sub-Group) 2009 – to date (Secretary).
• National Events Committee 1995 – 1998.
• Sponsorship Committee 1992 – 1994 (Secretary two years).
• Calendar Working Party 1997 – 2001 (Chairman three years), 2001 – to date.
• Grand Prix Committee 1999 – 2001 (First year Chairman and Secretary, second year as Chair only), involved in setting up Grand Prix circuit. 2001 – to date (Secretary every year).
• English Championships Committee 1977 – 1990 (Secretary every year).
• Tournaments Committee 2006 – to date.
• Tournament Organisers Qualification Committee 2000 – 2001 (Chairman), Initiated Tournament Organiser Qualification and wrote and delivered/assessed Levels 1 –4. 2001 – to date.
• Membership Services Panel 1994 – 2001.
• Trade Committee 1992 – 1995 (Chairman every year, first Chairman of this Committee).
• British League Committee 2001 – to date.
• Veterans’ Development Committee 1991 – 1992 (Chairman).
• National Team Competition Committee 2001 – 2005.
• Major Championships Feasibility Committee 1992 – 1995 (First two years as Secretary), 2001 – 2003.
• Promotions & Merchandising Committee 2001 – 2003.

Dorset County
• National Councillor 1990 – 2001.
• Umpires Secretary 1988 – 2001 (consecutive bar two years).

Middlesex County
• Minutes Secretary.

Sussex County
• League Representative.

Willesden & District League
• General Secretary.

Worthing & District League
• Chairman and Treasurer.

Qualifications
• Tournament Organiser Level 4 – 1998.
• County Umpire – 1981.
• Tournament Referee – 1984.

Major Events

World Championships
• 1977 – Umpires Sub-Committee, Umpires Control (one of three).
• 1997 – Hospitality Director.

Commonwealth Games
• 2002 – Deputy Competition Manager. (In own time not as member of staff).

World Veterans Championships
• 1998 – Venue Director.

European Youth Top Ten
• 2008 – Tournament Manager.

English Open
• From 1978 – Organiser and Assistant Organiser of many including 2001 – Tournament Organiser. 2011 – Tournament Manager.
• Played in Qualifying Competition in 1974 and one other year.

National Championships
• Numerous at all levels since 1978 when was Assistant Organiser and member of National Championships Tournament Committee – as Tournament Organiser, Assistant Organiser and other positions.

Internationals
• Numerous – various positions including India Tour, European Nations League, Six Nations

European Qualifying Tournament for the Olympic Games
• 1996 – Hospitality Director

Veterans English Table Tennis Society (VETTS)
• Organiser of Southern Masters and National Masters from 1984 for approximately 10 years.

Grand Prix
• Over 100 in total, since it’s inception which was prior to being National Events Manager.

Masters Tournaments including Commonwealth Masters 2002, Wembley – Tournament Organiser; The Crucible 2003 – Tournament Manager; Fairfield Hall, Croydon x 2 – Tournament Manager; Royal Albert Hall, Dunlop Masters x 2 – Technical Manager. Others prior to ETTA appointment, only most recent recorded.

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