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Steve Hodkinson taught in Manchester schools before joining the University of Manchester in 1980 and then Brunel University in 1995. He was Pro Vice-Chancellor at Brunel University until November 2006 where, among his other duties, he was responsible for sport and its links into the community and with NGBs. Until December 2008, he was a member of Sport England's London Regional Sports Board and is currently Chair of the Council of the British and Foreign School Society, an educational charity.
Steve was appointed Chair of the Board of StreetGames in December 2012 and remained in the position for four years, after serving as Vice-Chair from 2007. A consistently passionate believer in the power of sport to impact positively on people’s lives, Steve always championed the fact that StreetGames helps to establish sport as a ‘habit for life’ within the nation’s least advantaged communities. When he was Chair of StreetGames, his primary aim was to form what he felt was a vital network of sustainable Doorstep Sport Clubs.
John was elected a StreetGames Vice President in 2013 after 8 years of working with the charity.
John ran one of the five pilot projects that launched StreetGames. It was in East Manchester where he was the Sports Action Zone manager. He then went on to run Sport4life - his Community Interest Company,while acting as the StreetGames' Regional Manager for the North West.
John is a Manchester City fan.
Norman was appointed as StreetGames’ first vice-President in December 2012 after serving as the charity’s inaugural Chair of the Board since 2007. This followed a long and distinguished career in local government in England and Scotland. He has held various board level posts in organisations that developed the innovative use of sport and cultural services to promote social inclusion and community regeneration.
Norman has served as an advisor to national and regional organisations, including the Local Government Association, Association of London Government and the London Arts Board, and to various government departments. He was founder Chair of the National Culture Forum and Chair of the respective professional associations for directors of sport, culture and leisure services on both sides of the Border.
A seasoned presenter at national and international conferences, Norman was a member of the Scottish Sport World Class Task Force and an official observer at the Beijing 2008 Olympic and Paralympic Games. His recent work as a consultant and adviser has centred on the legacy implications of London 2012.
Norman is an active runner and a season ticket holder at West Ham.
Su Cumming was elected a StreetGames Vice President in 2015 and has been involved with the charity since it began in 2005. Su ran one of the StreetGames' pilot projects and went on to be the charities' Regional Manager in the north east.
Su has worked in leisure services for Newcastle City Council since the mid-80's and was the chair of the North East branch of the Women Sports Foundation.
Su is a Newcastle United fan and is a single figure handicap golfer.
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