Hertfordshire FA Board & Staff

Board and Staff

Meet The Team

Please be aware that due to COVID-19 restrictions our office remains closed, with our staff continuing to work remotely. This means that if you need to get in touch with us, the best way is by email or by calling individual's direct lines, rather than our main office number. 

Karl Lingham - Hertfordshire FA County Development Manager/Joint Acting CEO

Karl Lingham

Chief Executive Officer and Senior Safeguarding Lead

My role is to lead the Hertfordshire FA team to ensure an effective and efficient service to everyone involved in football across the county. I work closely with the Board of Directors to shape the strategic direction and priorities of the Association.

Email: karl.lingham@hertfordshirefa.com

Phone: 01462 650206

Football Development Team

Steve Maker - Hertfordshire FA Football Development Officer

Steve Maker

Head of Football Development and Investment

I manage the football development team to implement the Hertfordshire specific version of the National Game Strategy and lead on facility and investment matters working closely with colleagues at the Football Foundation.

Email: steve.maker@hertfordshirefa.com

Phone: 01462 650217 / 07944 461476

Danielle Evans - Hertfordshire FA Coach Developement Offcier

Danielle Evans

Coach Development Officer

I support the development of coaches across the county of Hertfordshire and within our affiliate clubs, through our annual programme of coaching courses. If you are wishing to start or continue coaching football across the county and need some support or guidance then please get in touch.

Email: danielle.evans@hertfordshirefa.com

Phone: 01462 650208 / 07814 615358

Samantha Carey

Samantha Carey

Designated Safeguarding Officer

My role covers all aspects of safeguarding in football across Hertfordshire, working to ensure the game is safe and enjoyable for all. Please get in touch for advice and guidance on any safeguarding matters or should you wish to raise a concern.

Email: samantha.carey@hertfordshirefa.com

Phone: 01462 650215 / 07538 990836

Kieran Fox - Hertfordshire FA Football Development Officer

Kieran Fox

Football Development Officer (inc. Disability Football)

In my role as Football Development Officer I support the delivery of football development by working with local authorities, facilities, and local and professional clubs to increase and sustain playing participation and raise standards across the whole game. My role also has a specific focus on the provision of disability football.

Email: kieran.fox@hertfordshirefa.com

Phone: 01462 650223 / 07516 422181

Beth Dawes - Hertfordshire FA Football Development Officer

Beth Dawes

Football Development Officer

In my role I work closely with clubs, leagues, players and key partners to support them with all areas of football development so that there are opportunities for all to be involved with the game.

Email: beth.dawes@hertfordshirefa.com

Phone: 01462 650224

Gemma Smith - Hertfordshire FA Football Services Administrator

Gemma Smith

Football Development Officer

In my role I work closely with clubs, leagues, players and key partners to support them with all areas of football development so that there are opportunities for all to be involved with the game.

Email: gemma.smith@hertfordshirefa.com

Phone: 01462 650211 / 07515 444896

Operations Team

Rob Smith

Rob Smith

Head of Commercial and Operations

I lead a team that focus on customer excellence, facility management, strategic planning, administration, HR, marketing, communications and events. Our aim is to ensure our stakeholders are provided with excellent customer service. My focus will be on the pitch and Community Football Centre (CFC), working with the CFC Managers, as well as supporting the Board and Council/Corporate Governance. As football activity resumes on site I am also the designated Covid Officer, working to ensure our facility is as safe as possible for all of our users.

Email: rob.smith@hertfordshirefa.com

Phone: 07496 988727

Marianna Okoh - Hertfordshire FA Finance Officer

Marianna Okoh

Finance Officer

I enjoy juggling the variety of financial tasks my role offers including supporting our finance director, tracking income & expenditure & ensuring our suppliers are paid on time. Please get in touch if there is anything you would like to discuss!

Email:
marianna.okoh@hertfordshirefa.com

Phone: 01462 650212
Stuart Mugford - Hertfordshire FA Marketing and Communications Officer

Stuart Mugford

Marketing and Communications Officer
 
My role is to ensure Hertfordshire FA communicates effectively with stakeholders across the county. This includes responsibility for managing our website, social media, print, events and press enquiries. 
 

Phone: 01462 650218

Ayrron Armstrong

Ayrron Armstrong

Site Manager

My role is to manage the operation of the facilities at The County Ground, working together with Paige to ensure that all of those using our Community Football Centre have a great experience.

Email: ayrron.armstrong@hertfordshirefa.com

Phone: 07985 520232

Paige Gowans-Smith

Paige Gowans-Smith

Site Manager

My role is to manage the operation of the facilities at The County Ground, working together with Ayrron to ensure that all of those using our Community Football Centre have a great experience.

Email: paige.gowans-smith@hertfordshirefa.com

Phone: 07562 794842

Football Services TEam

Lauren Halsey - Hertfordshire FA Football Services Manager

Lauren Halsey

Head of Football Services

I lead the Football Services team to govern the game in Hertfordshire which includes dealing with Discipline, County Cup Competitions and League Sanctioning. My main role includes investigating serious offences that occur on and off the pitch.

Email:
lauren.halsey@hertfordshirefa.com

Phone: 01462 650203 / 07496 988733

Joseph Karram - Hertfordshire FA Football Services Officer

Joe Karram

Football Services Administration and Technology Support

My role is to support volunteers and the football workforce to use FA systems such as Whole Game System, Full Time and the Matchday app. I also help with the administration of discipline matters, helping to ensure fair play on and off the pitch.

Email: joseph.karram@hertfordshirefa.com

Phone: 01462 650202 / 07879 623969

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