Elects New Board At Philadelphia AGM
18 October 2014
The 44th World
Squash Federation AGM and Conference, held this year
alongside the US Open in Philadelphia, concluded with the
followed the two-day conference which featured presentations
from key people from outside squash to provide interesting
insights from the wide world of sport and related organisations.
Along with general
business, the centrepiece of the AGM was the Vice Presidential
elections for the three places. Hong Kong's Heather Deayton
completed her maximum term and so stood down - after being
warmly acclaimed for her service to the WSF Board.
Hannes (Belgium) and Mohamed El-Menshawy (Egypt) were
re-standing and both were re-elected. The third Vice-President
place went to Canadian Linda MacPhail, Secretary General
of the Pan-American Squash Federation [pictured above with (L
to R) Mohamed El-Menshawy, President Ramachandran and Hugo
President N Ramachandran,
who completes his term in two years' time, commented: "Heather
Deayton (pictured below with Ramachandran) has been a
wonderful member of the WSF team and I am very sorry to lose
her. However, Linda MacPhail is a great addition, and it is a
pleasure to welcome back Hugo and Mohamed.
"These are exciting
times for squash and, having spent the last few days with
delegates representing member nations from around the world, I
know that they share our intention to provide leadership for the
sport at all levels."