St. Lawrence native Gordon Dunphy
is the new Senior Men’s Vice-President
of the Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer
Association.He was elected Saturday during the
Association’s Annual General Meeting in Conception
Doug Kirby of St. John’s was elected treasurer while the
position of senior women’s vice-president is vacant and
will be filled by the board of directors in the near future.
Board positions are for two-year terms and President
Doug Redmond of St.John’s, youth vice-president Judi
Kelloway of Burin and secretary Dave LeGrow of Mount Pearl
are starting the second year of their terms.
Following the elections, directors of the association
include Bob Antle of St. John’s, Ron O’Neill of Mount Pearl ,
Jeff Clancey of Paradise, Sharon Langor of Corner Brook,
Trevor Paine of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Ronald Manet of
St. Pierre and Miquelon, Pat Wells of Conception Bay South,
Shane Dunphy of Marystown, Chris Murley of Gander and
Don Stoddart of Labrador City.
The meeting attracted 50 delegates from all areas of
the province and they discussed various reports that
demonstrated that 2008 was a very successful year for
soccer. The association’s financial report showed it
is in excellent shape.
The meeting featured a presentation on the Canadian
Soccer Association’s new strategic plan by CSA President
Dominique Mastracci and CSA director Angus Barrett.
Awards to those judged the best junior and senior
female player, junior and senior male player, coach,
team and executive were presented to the winners.
The Ross Arlett Memorial Award went to Dan Maher of
Mount Pearl as he was deemed to have contributed most
to soccer officiating during the past year.