KEEPING LORD'S WORLD CLASS
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MCC has today published the results of its annual election to its Main Committee.
The successful four are Nick Pocock and Peter Leaver – who will serve on the Committee for the fourth and third time respectively – and Vicky Griffiths and Isabelle Duncan, who are both new additions at Main Committee level. They will take up their three-year positions on 1st October 2013.
A total of 4,593 ballot papers were submitted, including 51 spoilt papers. The votes cast were as follows:
|Peter Leaver, QC||3,181||Elected|
|Peter Carroll||2.430||Not elected|
|Guy Curry||2,112||Not elected|
Mike Griffith, MCC President, said: "The membership has voted for an excellent blend of youth and experience.
"Nick, Peter, Vicky and Isabelle have diverse professional backgrounds but are united by their love of the game, and will be great assets to the Committee."
Simon Dyson, David Faber, Mike Gatting and Tim O’Gorman will retire as Elected Members on 30th September 2013.
The twenty-strong MCC Committee comprises: the President, the Club Chairman, the Treasurer, the chairmen of the principal committees and twelve Elected Members.
It also includes the President Designate whose name is announced at the Club’s AGM, which falls on 1 May this year. In addition, three Trustees are entitled to attend and speak at meetings of the MCC Committee but are not entitled to vote.