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Badminton WA
Kingsway Indoor Stadium, 130 Kingsway, Madeley

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Postal: PO Box 39, Kingsway WA 6065
Phone: +61 8 9409 4433
Email: bawa@badmintonwa.org.au


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Board 2020

BOARD of Management

The Badminton Association of Western Australia (Inc) (trading as Badminton WA) is a constitutional incorporation governed by the Board of Management. The Board of Management meets monthly, has written minutes and operates in accordance to approved guidelines and policies.



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Lily Buttrose
President

Lily has a background in sports & Olympics diplomacy representing the UK and held senior management roles on corporate strategy, human resources, marketing and business operations in major Australian industrial & trading companies and international hotels. Lily is a nationally accredited coach and a qualified umpire.

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Eva Wu
Secretary

Eva's professional background is in tax administration and business services. She has had a strong passion for badminton since playing as a junior and now continues to promote the sport to the wider community. Eva is also a Badminton Australia accredited umpire.
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Kim Rodgers
Treasurer

Kim is a recently retired Chartered Accountant with an interest in governance and brings enormous financial experience to the Board. He is a qualified Coach and has a strong interest in junior development, and is a past qualified umpire. Kim is a Life Member of Badminton WA and also has received a prestigious SRG Sport & Leisure Service to Sport Award at the ANZ Sports Star Awards and a Service Award from Badminton WA.

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Patrick Chakko
Board Member

Patrick is a public school teacher with a passion for Badminton from a young age. He has travelled and worked in several countries before calling Perth home. He continues to enjoy the sport and promote it to the wider community in WA.

Christine Ferguson
Board Member

Christine has a long association with badminton in Western Australia including quality player, State representative, member of Grading Committee, Asst Secretary Country Week, CP Maddern Committee, Fundraising Committees, Tournament Chair for 3 years and Transport Officer for the 2019 Perth International.

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Ryan Lin
Board Member

Ryan holds a Master's Degree and is currently pursuing a post-graduate qualification in Sports Science, with a focus on badminton-specific training, performance and recovery. His research has been acknowledged at BWF level. He is a BWF-qualified coach, and has been selected as WA State Junior Coach multiple times. Ryan has a keen interest in high performance and junior development.

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Anthony Mackaiser
Board Member

Anthony is a qualified journalist with a background in sports management, public relations, media, marketing, events, and publishing. He has previously held senior roles in rugby union and managed a sports marketing agency working with federations, sponsors, teams and individual athletes. His specialties include communications and marketing strategy, copywriting and content marketing.

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Grant Manzoney
Board Member

Although Grant has only played badminton for 3 years, he has had great success becoming the current Oceanic and Australian wheelchair champion. He is passionate about Para-Badminton and Inclusivity in the sport and has valuable experience being an international competitor and qualified coach. He also brings with him extensive experience as an executive committee member for over 10 years with the North Suburban Community Cricket Association.

STAFF



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Rick Wolters
Executive Officer

Rick comes to Badminton WA with extensive sports administration experience ranging from State Sporting Association with WA Cycling Federation, to local government with City of Kwinana, to tertiary institutions of UWA Sports and Murdoch University as well as to WA Government with the Department of Sport and Recreation.

PROGRAM AND PROJECT coordinators



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Dr Judy Cousins
Coaching Coordinator

A retired academic Judith has been involved with the sport of badminton for 40+ years. Currently the Immediate Past President, she has been the Coaching Coordinator for the last 5 years. The recipient of a number of awards her most prized is the Women in Badminton Award from the Badminton World Federation, while her favourite memories are linked to her time as Administration Manager (Badminton) at the Sydney Olympic Games.

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Kay Terry
Sporting Schools Program Coordinator

Kay Terry MBE(C) is a legendary figure for Australian badminton. She has won the national singles champion title for 5 consecutive years from 1964 to 1968, and also multiple doubles and mixed doubles titles. Kay has represented Australia internationally on many occasions. After finishing her career as a player, Kay proceeded to work as a coach and administrator and has been seen all around the state helping young players master their badminton skills. She has a wealth of knowledge and experience in coaching at all levels from primary school kids to elite players. Kay is a Life Member of Badminton WA and holds multiple awards for her service to the sport of badminton.