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Cricket Australia on Friday confirmed that former Australia cricketer Mel Jones shall be stepping down from the Cricket Australia Board on the subsequent Annual Common Assembly in October. “Jones has determined to not stand for re-election resulting from her intensive media and different work commitments in Australia and abroad,” acknowledged an official media launch. Jones had joined the board as a Director in December 2019, bringing her substantial expertise and experience in enjoying, recreation growth, excessive efficiency, media and worldwide relations.
“It has been an honour to serve for 3 years on the CA Board however my future work commitments, significantly provided that I shall be abroad for a lot of months of the 12 months, imply that I will be unable to dedicate the time required to totally help my fellow Board members after this 12 months,” she stated.
“Consequently I cannot be standing for re-election and can full my three-year time period on the subsequent AGM. I wish to thank the Chairs and Board members, Cricket Australia workers and committee members and need all these concerned in Australian Cricket each success as we embark on an thrilling new technique and construct on the sport’s nice basis for the longer term,” she added.
Cricket Australia Chair Lachlan Henderson thanked Jones for her service and contribution on the Board.
“Mel has been an excellent member of our Board and her distinctive perspective and insights have been invaluable as we’ve set the technique to make sure the persevering with future well being of the sport,” he stated.
“Mel has made an unlimited contribution to cricket by way of her enjoying days and subsequent involvement in teaching, commentary and work in the neighborhood, and can proceed to take action. We sit up for formally recognising Mel’s contribution on the CA Board on the AGM in October,” he acknowledged additional.
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