Nominations for Chairman – now closed

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Nominations for the position of British Rowing Chairman are now closed, ahead of a Council election in November.

The current Chairman, Di Ellis CBE, is due to stand down from her role in February 2013, after 24 years at the helm of British rowing.

Di has been at the forefront of our sport throughout a period of fundamental change and growth – overseeing the unprecedented Olympic and Paralympic success of the GB Rowing Team, and nurturing a thriving domestic rowing community.

In recognition of Di’s contribution to British rowing, she was has been nominated for the 2012 World Rowing award for Distinguished Services to International Rowing.

The winner – selected from a shortlist of three nominees – will be announced at a Gala Dinner during the World Rowing Coaches Conference in Limerick, Ireland, on 2 November 2012.

Candidates for the position of British Rowing Chairman had until close of play on Wednesday 24 October to submit their nominations.

The British Rowing constitution permits anyone to submit the name of a suitable person for the role, providing they are nominated and seconded by a member club or event.

For more information about the role and how to nominate, see the Candidate Brief and Job Description (Word document – see below for PDF) and Nomination Form.

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