Colum Lavery appointed as IAFA external Board Member.

The IAFA is pleased to announce that Colum Lavery with be joining the IAFA as its external Board member. In line with corporate governance ‘best practice’, the IAFA Constitution provides for the appointment of an external Board member to its nine person Board.

Colum is a full time employee of World Rugby (formerly known as the IRB) where he is their Member Services Manager. His role includes governance, logistics and monitoring compliance with World Rugby’s membership pathway and criteria.

Colum is also the current President of Softball Ireland, where he was involved in the development of their high performance program and the hosting of the recent European Softball Congress.

Prior to working for World Rugby, Colum was employed in the financial sector in company secretarial services.

The IAFA is very pleased to have Colum on board – his professional/international sports experience and understanding of American sports will be a big asset to the organisation.