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February 2019

WBRU – Media Release

On behalf of the Wairarapa Bush Rugby Union, we wish to announce a number of changes to the board after the WBRU board and Council of Club meetings held this week.

Rex Playle and Shaun Draper have been elected as the Chair and Deputy Chair of the WBRU Council of Clubs respectively and replace Tim Nathan and Doc Doughtery (who retired after 10 years’ service).

Jason Carruthers will take over as Chairman of the Wairarapa Bush Rugby Union board until the 2019 AGM.

Rebecca Sayer has advised she will not be seeking re-selection as an Independent Board Member.

Vicki Lee has been appointed as an Independent Board member for a 3 year term. Vicki Lee is currently the Chief Executive of Hospitality NZ.

Andrea Jackson remains as an Independent Board member.

We wish to thank Tim, Doc and Rebecca for their service to rugby and their commitment to our wonderful game.

The full list of Board Members are as follows.

Jason Carruthers : Independent Director
Rebecca Sayer : Independent Director
Vicki Lee : Independent Director
Andrea Jackson : Independent Director
Rex Playle : Chairman of Clubs
Shaun Draper : Deputy Chair of Clubs
Bryan Weatherstone : President
Tony Hargood : Chief Executive
Doug Bracewell : Vice President

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