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Campaign for Chairman of the ETTA

After a break of six years from the Chairmanship of the English Table Tennis Association, I have accepted a request from several major figures in the sport to stand for office again. The reason that I am standing is because I believe that I am the best person to lead the Association. I will build a new, stronger Management team that will take full advantage of the opportunities open to our sport as part of the build up to the 2012 Olympic Games, and make major improvements in many sectors of our sport. My “New Agenda”, some of which is detailed on the following pages, will create enthusiasm, bring new life into table tennis, and provide our members with the opportunities and services that they desire and require. I am told by...

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Campaign for Deputy Chairman of the ETTA

Mike Smith,  ETTA Vice President : I am very pleased to have been asked to stand as Deputy Chairman in support of Alan Ransome as Chairman.    Alan ‘s vast experience and immense ability have continued to be plainly evident in his comments and proposals to National Council on a wide array of issues in the six years since 2003; his desire to ensure that opportunities are grasped effectively and fully while issues are handl...

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We would like to congratulate Alex Murdoch, Peter Bradley and Martin Clark on their election result and wish them a successful further term in office.  We have no doubt that this election h...

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The Count Tuesday 10 March at 1.30 pm
Final receipt for voting forms is today.  Next in the election process is the count which takes place in Milton Keynes on Tuesday 10 March at 1.30 pm.  We will both be present and are hopefu...

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Sandra Deaton - Former member of both the Ransome

I was delighted to receive the news that Alan Ransome OBE had decided to stand for Chairman of the ETTA for the period of 2009 to 2011. I worked closely with Alan in his previous Chairmanship and can unreservedly state his wealth of knowledge within the game of table tennis is second to none. He has an innate ability to motivate, lead and support those who work with him. During his previous period of office there was continual evidence to support that Alan has an natural instinct for new initiatives to experienced before with the onset of London 2012. We have to capitalise on this and undoubtedly Alan Ransome and his management team will have the experience, ability and knowledge to do this better than anyone else. Alan Ransome knows the sport from A to Z —grass roots to Int...

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