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Change at the top at Adjudicator's Association

There have been changes to the executive line-up at the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators.

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  There have been changes in the line-up of judges in their own Association

There have been changes in the executive team at the Association of Brass Band Adjudicators.
It follows the organisation's recent annual general meeting, and will see Nicholas Garman take over the secretarial role whilst David Hirst will cover PR and media.

Sarah Groarke-Booth and John Roberts have retired from their respective positions, with Stan Lippeatt and Alan Morrison taking their place alongside newly elected Sheona White.

Encourage

AoBBA Chairman Mark Wilkinson told 4BR: "We're delighted that Sheona has been elected to the committee and look forward to her valuable input. AoBBA would like to encourage many more female members to consider joining us."

In response Sheona said: "I'm looking forward to working with the team and contributing to the development of the Association."

A vote of thanks on his long service and a presentation was given to Colin Hardy on his retirement by Honorary President David Read MBE.

We're delighted that Sheona has been elected to the committee and look forward to her valuable input. AoBBA would like to encourage many more female members to consider joining usMark Wilkinson

New executive

The new executive committee and officers were elected as:
Chairperson: Mark Wilkinson
Vice-Chairperson: Kevin Wadsworth
Secretary: Nicholas Garman
Treasurer: David Ashworth
Public Relations Officer: David Hirst

Executive Committee Members:
Stan Lippeatt
Alan Morrison
Simone Rebello
Sheona White

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