The New South Wales Touch Association (NSWTA) is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the board are Paul MacPherson and Anthony Dudeck, bringing with them a wealth of experience and passion for the sport of touch football.
Paul MacPherson is a seasoned financial professional with a strong background, including a 31-year career as a chartered accountant along with grassroots touch football administration with Manly TA. With his extensive knowledge and dedication to the sport, as well as his professional business acumen, he is poised to make significant contributions to the NSWTA’s strategic vision and mission.
Anthony Dudeck, an accomplished regional leader and touch football enthusiast, brings a fresh perspective and valuable insights to the board. His commitment to promoting inclusivity and excellence aligns with the NSWTA’s core values.
“We are thrilled to welcome Paul MacPherson and Anthony Dudeck to the NSWTA Board,” said Mark Hearnden, Chairperson. “Their diverse expertise and commitment to our sport will undoubtedly strengthen our organisation and drive us toward even greater success.”
Additionally, the NSWTA bids farewell to long-serving Board Member Chris Dolahenty, who has dedicated 13 years of service to the association. Chris’s passion, dedication, and invaluable contributions have left an indelible mark on the NSWTA, and he will be greatly missed.
“We extend our deepest gratitude to Chris Dolahenty for his exceptional service and leadership over the past 13 years,” said Hearnden. “His unwavering commitment to advancing touch football in New South Wales, including his advocacy for our country regions and affiliates, has been instrumental in shaping the success of our organisation, and he leaves big shoes to fill.”As per the NSWTA’s constitution, the board will now consider appropriate female candidates to fill the casual vacancy for the role of Director (Country), left by Chris Dolahenty. The NSWTA remains committed to fostering diversity and inclusivity within its leadership ranks and looks forward to identifying qualified female members who share its vision for the future of the sport in New South Wales.