New Board Chair and Deputy Chair Elected

New Board Chair and Deputy Chair Elected

  • Aug 24,2016
The Board of Directors of Basketball Ireland has elected a new Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson.

At last night’s meeting, Fran Ryan was elected to the role of Chairperson of the Board of Directors with Basketball Ireland. Seamas Donnelly takes up the new role of Deputy Chairperson.

Fran Ryan was appointed to the board in 2015 and is a long-serving member of UCD Marian where he won a National Cup as Head Coach in 2011. He replaces the outgoing Chairperson Jackie Dunne. 

Seamas Donnelly is a Professor of Medicine at Trinity College Dublin, whose 30 year involvement with basketball stretches from his player career with Galway Democrats to his current membership of Meteors Basketball Club. 

Both are set to serve on an initial one-year term.
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