29th October 2022

At todays AGM we discussed the prior year performance and looked forward to 2023 and beyond.
WLS are looking to continue the progress that has been made recently and will make further changes to the organisation to continue to grow and offer more opportunities to our members.
The following Board Roles were announced:
Frank Etherson stood down as Chair, and we thank Frank for many years of service.  
WLS are pleased that Frank will remain involved by leading our Technical Committee.
Richard Tawse was elected to serve as the Interim Executive Chair.
Sarah-Anne Duncan was elected to serve as the Marketing, Media & Membership Director.
The role of Vice Chair will be chosen by the Board members if, in the event, the Interim Exec Chair is not available.
The role and functions of Finance Director will be delegated to the Finance Committee.

Current Board Structure:
Interim Executive Chair - Richard Tawse
General Secretary - Colin Hannah
Competitions- Alex Phillips
Courses - Ray Cavanagh
Clean Sport - Lee Page
Corporate/Schools - Matthew Byers
Marketing & Media - Sarah-Anne Duncan
PVGs - Allen Brindley
Co-opted Board Member - Sheli McCoy
Co-opted Board Member - Vacant

Committee Members:
·        Committee Members to be assigned to one or more of the committees within the board’s remit (list not exhaustive) with the aim to extend capacity and capability of WLS to run events and grow  the sport: 
o   Sporting (including Squads, Coaching and Development)
o   Governance
o   Courses
o   Technical
o   Finance
o   Competitions(Including Records and Rankings)
o   Clean Sport
o   Schools Development
o   Marketing 

To express an interest in joining as a Committee Member, please contact:

The Big Scottish Lift Up for the Armed Forces.

Weightlifting Scotland are delighted to support the SSAFA Online British Weightlifting Competition.

The competition will be via the Virtual Portal and is open to personnel from all Services (including Reservists)

Registration closes Noon 30th May with uploading of entries closing Friday 17th June.

Results will be published on Armed Forces Day, 25th June.