FFA Director Moya Dodd Appointed to International Council of Arbitration for Sport

November 26, 2013

Football Federation Australia (FFA) Director Moya Dodd has been appointed as a member of the International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS).

Moya will join as an athlete representative, apoplectic having played football for Australia with the Matildas from 1986 -1995. She replaces Thomas Bach, discount who was recently elected as President of the International Olympic Committee.

The ICAS which comprises 20 distinguished international lawyers with sports and arbitration backgrounds. It supervises the management of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), an international body set up to settle disputes within the sports industry.

“I am delighted to serve as an ICAS member and grateful for the opportunity to contribute to the good governance of world sport in this way,” said Moya.

John Coates, ICAS President said, “Moya will bring her strong experience, both as an international lawyer and former elite football player to advise the ICAS with respect to athletes’ legal preoccupations.”

Moya is a director of Football Federation Australia, Vice-President of the Asian Football Confederation, and a member of the FIFA Executive Committee and its Legal Committee. She was last year named in the Australian Financial Review’s 100 Women of Influence following her role in persuading FIFA to change the ‘hijab’ rule which banned women from playing football while wearing a headscarf.