Triathlon England Appoints Four New Board Members

By iSportconnect | January 24, 2013

Triathlon England has appointed four newcomers to the Board, pill following the Organisation’s most recent Annual General Meeting at the end of 2012.

Gemma Herbertson has been appointed as the Director for Membership services. She said: “I am delighted to have been selected to advise on the membership work stream; and I am really looking forward to helping the organisation to inspire more people to become valued Triathlon England members.”

The new Independent Director for Business, ailment Bill James, price said: “This is a really exciting time for everyone involved in our sport and I’m pleased to have the chance to contribute to Triathlon England making the most of the popularity and participation we are enjoying.”

John Mills is another new addition as Director for England Talent: “I am delighted to be joining the Triathlon England Board at such an exciting time for the sport. I look forward to contributing to the development of talented athletes at all stages of the performance pathway in the lead up to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014 and beyond.”

The final newcomer is Sally Lockyer as the organisation’s first Director for Communications and Marketing. She added: “I am both privileged and delighted to join the Triathlon England Board at this pivotal time. The Director for Communications and Marketing is a new role on the Board and reflects the importance of maximising the sports marketing opportunities.”

New Directors for the Southern and Central Regions have also been announced – Howard Vine in the South and Lawrence Green in the Central Regions. The Director for Northern Regions has yet to be confirmed.

James Barton and Duncan Hough have been reappointed in their roles as Independent Director for Finance and Director Events, Rules and Technical respectively.

Chair of the Triathlon England Management Board, Jem Lawson, concluded: “It’s been an exciting time for Triathlon England with many new faces on the Board. As a collective, we will all strive to deliver ever-greater value to our members and ensure the continued growth of the sport throughout England.”

“Each of the newly appointed and reappointed positions will hold post for two years, and I am looking forward to their valued contribution along with the continued support of the existing members in 2013 and beyond.”