Athletes come first as SA revises its charter

Runners in action at Bishan Stadium seen in a photo posted on Facebook, on March 18, 2018.
Runners in action at Bishan Stadium seen in a photo posted on Facebook, on March 18, 2018. PHOTO: FACEBOOK/SINGAPORE ATHLETICS

Quicker decisions with smaller management committee, while affiliates will get more say

Singapore Athletics (SA) is set to see significant changes in the make-up of its management committee (MC), after its affiliates voted in favour of amending its constitution at an extraordinary general meeting (EOGM) last night.

The size of the MC will be reduced from 26 members to nine elected nominees. These nine will then - among themselves - choose the president, three vice-presidents, an honorary secretary, a treasurer and three committee members. There will also be two non-elected members - the SA general manager and a representative from the SA athletes' commission.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 20, 2018, with the headline 'Athletes come first as SA revises its charter'. Print Edition | Subscribe