Gericke re-elected as ASWD President

Moses Gericke was re-elected as the President of Athletics SWD (ASWD) at the Annual General Meeting that was held in George on Saturday 28 March 2015.

The newly elected board will stand until 2017. Elections were held for positions on the Executive Board (President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and Chairpersons of the Cross Country, Race Walking, Road Running and Track & Field Commissions) and Vice Chairpersons of the various commissions.

The elections were held in accordance with the ASWD Constitution and under the scrutiny of Mr. Jean Neethling (Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Regional Office) and Mr. Desmond Speelman (Chairperson of Eden Sport Council).

ASWD Elections: 2015 – 2017

Position Member Membership

President Moses Gericke Knysna Marathon Club
Vice Chairperson Shireen Noble Coastline Athletics
Treasurer David McKinnon Oudtshoorn AAC
Secretary Maryke Sass Nedbank Running Club – SWD

Cross Country Joe Arendse Coastline Athletics
Race Walking Mari Zwiegelaar Outeniqua Harriers
Road Running Com Des Harris New Balance Multisport Club – Eden
Track and Field Desmond Prins Nedbank Running Club

Vice Chairpersons:
Cross Country Jacob Karelse Mossel Bay Harriers
Race Walking George Kock Coastline Athletics
Road Running Sidwell Oktober Rainbow AC
Track and Field Wessel Van Brakel Coastline Athletics

For more information kindly contact the ASWD Office at 044-8730023 or

Photo attached:
F.l.t.r back row: Joe Arendse, Desmond Prins, Des Harris and Mari Zwiegelaar
F.l.t.r front row: David McKinnon, Shireen Noble, Moses Gericke and Maryke Sass

The end

(Athletics SWD – General Manager)


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