22/8/2020 0 Comments
Patricia Aiyenuro and James Williams are running for election in the British Fencing Board Director ELECTIONS 2020
Elections are required to fill two Elected Board Director positions which are vacant through Directors’ time expiring.
You should have received your voting form via email today. Note, Voting closes at 12 Noon on Monday 14 September 2020 and you will not be able to cast your vote after this time.
Patricia has been involved in fencing for the last 17 years and in 2017 was awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to sport in Camden. She started as a parent of a fencer who represented GBR at Cadet, Junior level and then Senior level. During which time she became passionately involved in the sport, and also became involved in national team management.
As members you’ll know Patricia as the chair of Camden Fencing Club, and was instrumental in the club becoming a charity. Patrica also works tirelessly to make fencing accessible and inclusive to children and adults from all backgrounds, and those who wouldn't normally have to access the sport.
James A former British Sabre Champion. He competed in 11 world championships, over 110 World cups and 3 consecutive Olympic Games. Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000. James is also involved in sports administration and is a Team Manager for British Fencing. He was Chef-de-Mission for British Fencing at the 2019 European Cadet and Junior Championships and was the British Fencing Performance Manager from 2005-2011. He was Technical Officer for the British Olympic Association, an executive director of West Yorkshire Sport. He was a member of the London 2012 Olympics Athlete Advisory Group led by Sir Steve Redgrave. He was also a commentator at the London Olympics Games.
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