NEW WAIS CHAIRMAN APPOINTED
WA Institute of Sport board member Peter Abery has been promoted to chairman. Mr Abery will take over from Grant Boyce, who has held the position for the past 12 years after joining the board in 1999. Dual Olympic swimming gold medallist Todd Pearson, RugbyWA chief financial officer Maryanne Wilson and KPMG audit partner and former national-level hockey representative Matthew Beevers have also joined the board. Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies announced the appointments last week.