Ian Chesterman elected new AOC President at AOC Annual General Meeting

Ian Chesterman has been elected the seventh Australain Olympic Committee (AOC) President as he succeeds John Coates who steps down after 32 years.

Chesterman, a seven-time Chef de Mission of Australian Olympic Teams, received 67 votes ahead of Olympian Mark Stockwell with 26 votes.

President Chesterman was elected to the AOC Executive in 2001 before becoming Vice President in 2016. He was made an AOC Life Member in 2018.

He was Chef de Mission for the Australian Winter Olympic Teams at Nagano 1998, Salt Lake City 2002, Torino 2006, Vancouver 2010, Sochi 2014 and PyeongChang 2018.

In 2021, Mr Chesterman was Chef de Mission of the Australian Team at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games.

The Annual General Meeting also elected Evelyn Halls and Matt Allen AM as new Vice-Presidents succeeding Helen Brownlee AM and Ian Chesterman in those roles.

The delegates elected a new AOC Executive which includes new members Alisa Camplin-Warner & Elizabeth Scott.

•    Mark Arbib
•    Alisa Camplin-Warner AM
•    Craig Carracher
•    Kitty Chiller AM
•    Cath Fettell
•    Michael Murphy
•    Elizabeth Scott OAM

Photo credit: AOC

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