Following the 2011 FWA Annual General Meeting held in London on Tuesday May 24th current National Chairman Steve Bates, who has held the post for the past three years, was unanimously re-elected to serve a final year in office.
The meeting also unanimously approved the appointment of Andy Dunn as Deputy Chairman. Andy will succeed Steve as Chairman of the FWA at the start of the 2012-13 season.
Also re-elected was Executive Secretary Paul Hetherington. Samantha Lee, representing the North East region, has stepped down from the National Committee while Ralph Ellis was confirmed as the new Midlands representative.
Steve Bates commented: “I am delighted to serve our members as chairman for one more year to oversee the changes that we are currently implementing.
“The FWA has taken great strides recently and the National Committee are fully committed to moving the organisation forward in the coming seasons.”