On Tuesday 22 November at the 89th AGM of BWHA, a number of our members received Service Awards and the Senior & Junior Volunteer of the Year awards were announced. Congratulations and thank you to these members for their dedication and service to women and girls hockey in Brisbane; your commitment to our Association is appreciated by all:
LIFE MEMBERSHIP – Christine Blanchard
Areas of Service: Board of Management, Vice-President, Planning & Policies Portfolio, Senior Fixture & Grading Committee (Grass), Grass and Turf Match Secretary, Constitution Committee, Turf Planning Advisor, Admin Working Committee.
15 YEARS SERVICE – Bron Morris
Areas of Service: Board of Managment, Database Portfolio, Judiciary Committee, House & Grounds Committee, Tournament Convenor for Masters & U18s State Championships, Masters Team Manager, Admin Working Committee.
10 YEARS SERVICE – Sally Harper
Areas of Service: Constitution Committee, Judiciary Committee.
10 YEARS SERVICE – Noreen Walton
Areas of Service: Appeals Committee, Judiciary Committee, Selector for Premier League/Opens/Masters/U18s, U18s Team Coach & Assistant Coach.
SENIOR VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR – Bron Morris
Member of BWHA Board of Management, Member of BHMG & BHI Boards, Assisted with the supervision and management of Downey Park on Saturdays, Convenor of the U18 Women’s State Championships hosted by BWHA at the Brisbane North Hockey Centre, Burringbar Park. Bron also received the Senior Volunteer of the Year award in 2019.
JUNIOR VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR – Larissa Cunliffe-Jones
Member of the BWHA Junior Committee, Assisted with the supervision and management of Downey Park on Saturdays, worked from 6.30am to 5pm at the U11 Southern Cross Tournament, assisted with many of the BWHA Development programs held in 2022.