Scottish Archery is the trading name of the Scottish Archery Association (SAA), a company limited by guarantee . We are a volunteer led organisation run for the not-for profit and sporting benefit of our membership. We are a Home Nation within the UK governing body for archery which is called Archery GB.
Our board is made up of volunteer directors from both the membership and outside the organisation and is responsible under the Articles of Association and Bye Laws of Scottish Archery and Company Law to run the company. Its primary objectives are to act as the governing body of archery sport in Scotland; to encourage, promote, control and develop the sport in Scotland amongst all sections of the community; and to support athletes of all abilities within the sport to achieve their potential through recognised performance pathways.
We have the help of two paid posts – a part-time Administrator and a full-time Executive Development Officer.
Is to promote archery in Scotland as a popular, fully participative and inclusive sport with the potential for archers to compete at local, regional, national and international levels and to achieve their individual aspirations. To grow and develop our volunteer, coach and official base and to assist members to achieve their individual potential.
Is to develop, grow and promote archery as a modern, dynamic sport while respecting its history and heritage, ensuring each member is able to participate fully and in line with their potential and desire.
The way we work and the culture of our organisation is underpinned by our values:
Approachability - Responsible Leadership - Inclusiveness - Recognition - Openness - Aspiration - Fairness - Equality
Every year the Board reviews its strategic priorities and outcomes for the SAA for the next four years. These are monitored on a regular basis to check progress.
Download our Strategy Document for 2013-17 - we will be publishing a draft 12 year Transformational Change Programme soon for consultation
As well as publishing the minutes if our Board meetings, we hold an Annual General Meeting where members can have their say.
We have the website, use Facebook and Twitter, have monthly newsletters and regularly email information out to club secretaries.