Commonwealth Sport in Northern Ireland
The TeamNI Board
Robert McVeigh / Chairman
Robert joined the organization in 1992 and has performed as a sports administrator, games team manager and more recently the Chef de Mission. In the past 15 years he has served on the mission staff of all four Commonwealth Games and the Commonwealth Youth Games. Aside from his career as a school teacher Robert sits on the board for the Northern Ireland Schools’ Football Association and is a soccer and rugby coach. As an athlete, Robert competed as a rifle shooter on the International circuit.
John Allen / Secretary
John has been a member of NICGC since 1989 representing Athletics NI where he has been working for more than 30 years. He was an official at the Auckland Commonwealth Games in 1990 and is a current Director of the NICGC Board. As an international athlete, John competed in Cross Country. He is also a board member of the Belfast Marathon. John took on the role of Secretary General in 2018.
Amanda McMaster / Treasurer
Amanda joined the CGNI board in 2014. She has been to 5 Commonwealth Games as a technical officer and was an assisstant team manager at both the 2017 Youth Games and 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. She has been involved in Gymnastics for over 36 years, competing herself at the 1982 Commonwealth Games. Following retirement from competition she became a qualified Level 5 High Performance Coach, qualified tutor/assessor and International Brevet judge. Her former career was in accountancy and taxation with BDO Chartered Accountants. She previously was the Gymnastics NI treasurer and is currently the CEO of Salto Gymnastics Centre.
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