The Shooting Council is governed by Articles 38 to 43 of the NSRA’s Articles of Association. The Council normally meets three times a year. Its duties include:
- establishing the rules or conditions for competition
- making recommendations to the Board of Management on all aspects of the sport of target shooting
- the determination of Shooting Matters and
- the election of members to serve on the committees established by the Board of Management.
The membership of the Council comprises:
- The Members of the Board of Management
- Administrative Members (A maximum of nine, elected by the Shooting Council).
Current Administrative Members
M J Chapman A N Gibbons Mrs A J Millar P Jones T Metcalfe
Members Nominated by County Associations
One member nominated annually by each NSRA-affiliated County Association (Category C).
Current Nominated Members
Where requested by a Nominated Member, there is an email link to enable shooters and clubs in the County to contact their County's representative.
Aberdeenshire J R W Latimer Ayrshire C Fox Bedfordshire A Mann Berkshire P G Strong Buckinghamshire Mrs J Nicholl Caithness H Simpson Cambridgeshire W Cowell Cheshire and North Wales H C Taylor Cornwall P Ralph Cumbria and Northumbria E Thorn Derbyshire S Favell Devon D Lemon Dorset A Todd Durham and Cleveland B Lamb Essex R Hackshall Fife and Kinross I Henderson Forth and Clyde R R Simpson Gloucestershire E Hatcher Hampshire Dr C J Gadsden Herefordshire T Horsfield Hertfordshire Mrs Y Edwards Isle of Man B T Jones Jersey P Le Marinel Kent Ms S Norman Lancashire P Holdstock Lincolnshire A Collick Lothian & Borders Mrs A Hamilton Middlesex M Phipps Norfolk Miss V Minett Northants, Leics and Rutland D Poxon Northern Ireland West S D R Kelly Nottinghamshire S Bett Oxfordshire J Sims Perthshire I G Gray Shropshire R S Heath Somerset S D Jones Staffordshire M B P Willcox Suffolk W H Bond Surrey D Brigden Sussex Mrs E Twyford Ulster Counties (East) Vacant Warwickshire M Doble Wiltshire J Harris Worcestershire Vacant Yorkshire J R Osborn
A number of organisations and groups are entitled to appoint Invited Observers on a non-voting capacity.
British Field Target Association Vacant British Pistol Club R Fillery British Schools RA Vacant Civil Service Sports Council TSA Mrs L Martin Disability Target Shooting GB Mrs M Pankhurst English SSU M T White National Crossbow Federation Vacant Police Sport UK Vacant Preparatory Schools RA Mrs M Eveleigh Scottish SRA I Thomson Women’s Rifle Vacant
- Armed Services
Air Training Corps C Eveleigh Army RA MJR A Kyle Council for Cadet Rifle Shooting P Turner Royal Air Force SAA C Steele-Benny Royal Naval Reserve RA Vacant Royal Navy and Royal Marines TRA R Brown Sea Cadet Corps B M Madden Territorial Army RA R Bruce