World Rugby Updates - April 2021

April 21 2021


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Three Candidates Vying for One Spot on World Rugby Executive Committee Including Canadian Cristina Flores



The vote to replace Welsh member Gareth Davies on the 12 member Executive Committee takes place May 12th. One Canadian is in the running, Christina Flores. We wish her success. More information on Cristina and the World Rugby Executive Committee is contained in the links below.

Profile of Cristina Flores

rugbyamericasnorth.com/qa-with-cristina-flores-justic-ran-exco-ran-regional-representative-on-world-rugby-council-mexico/

Executive Committee Election

The three candidates up for the spot this time around are:

- Cristina Flores (Rugby Americas North) nominated and proposed by Rugby Americas North and seconded by Oceania Rugby
- Ada Milby (Asia Rugby) nominated and proposed by Asia Rugby and seconded by South Africa Rugby Union
- Jonathan Webb (Rugby Football Union) nominated and proposed by the Rugby Football Union and seconded by Rugby Australia

www.scrumqueens.com/news/two-women-running-exco-role

Executive Committee Members

Bill Beaumont (Chairman) (England)
Bernard Laporte (Vice-Chairman) (France)
Mark Alexander (South Africa)
Khaled Babbou (Rugby Africa)
Bart Campbell (NZ)
John Jeffrey (Scotland)
Bob Latham (USA)
Brett Robinson (Australia)
Lord Mervyn Davies (independent) (Wales)
Angela Ruggiero (independent) (USA)
Alan Gilpin (CEO) (England)

www.world.rugby/organisation/structure/executive-committee

Council Members

Chairman
Bill Beaumont

Vice-Chairman
Bernard Laporte (France)

Argentina
Sol Iglesias
Marcelo Rodriguez
Fernando Rizzi

Australia
Hamish McLennan
Pip Marlow
Brett Robinson

Canada
Pat Parfrey

England
Deborah Griffin
Bill Sweeney
Jonathan Webb

Fiji
John O’Connor

France
Brigitte Jugla
Serge Simon

Georgia
George Nijaradze

Ireland
Susan Carty
John O’Driscoll
Philip Orr

Italy
Alfredo Gavazzi
Nino Sacca
Susanna Vecchi

Japan
Kensuke Iwabuchi
Naoko Saiki

New Zealand
Deb Robinson
Mark Robinson
Bart Campbell

Romania
Alin Petrache

Samoa
Tuilaepa S. L. Malielegaoi

Scotland
Mark Dodson
John Jeffrey
Lesley Thomson

South Africa
Mark Alexander
Vanessa Doble
Jurie Roux

Uruguay
Fernando de Posadas

USA
Bob Latham

Wales
Robert Butcher
Ieuan Evans
Julie Paterson

Asia Rugby
Terence Khoo
Ada Milby

Oceania Rugby
Richard Sapias
Cathy Wong

Rugby Africa
Khaled Babbou
Rolande Boro

Rugby Americas North
Dennis Dwyer
Cristina Flores

Rugby Europe
Octavian Morariu
Veronika Muehlhofer

Sudamerica Rugby
Marjorie Enya
Sebastian Piñeyrua

www.world.rugby/organisation/structure/council

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