As part of the recently held Annual General Meeting, Nick Walker, the current secretary of the New York Magpies, was elected President replacing Ed McCormick who had held the position for the past 3 years. McCormick will remain involved with the Magpies, supporting Walker and the rest of the management team. Other long-standing Magpies management team members Jonathan McClelland, Adam Mantzaris and Ojas â€˜Juiceâ€™ Desai also stood down from their positions as Treasurer, Operations Manager and Recruitment Manager respectively to be replaced by Paul Devlin, Brad Davis and Bryan Caine.
Walker, who said he was â€˜honored to be accepting the position which has been held by many Magpie legendsâ€™ paid homage to the departing management team members for their work over many years and welcomed the new members to the committee.
Aside from the new Treasurer, Operations Manager and Recruitment Manager, Glenn Caldwell will step into Walkerâ€™s former role as Secretary while womenâ€™s co-ordinater Andrea Casillas adds another hat to her collection becomingÂ Vice President. Magscene editor Christina Licata has added Webmaster to her list of responsibilities and Myles Walkington has added Events, Marketing and Sponsorship to his NYCAFL commissioner position.
All other positions were confirmed with Glenn Ormsby and Lina Staropoli remaining as coaches of the Magpies and the Lady Pies respectively, Chris Norman running Merchandising and Tom Thompson retaining responsibility for Alumni.
Many others also put their hands up to assist with the task of running the New York Magpies, particularly with events, marketing, sponsorship, recruitment and the Magscene/website as the Magpies look forward to 2012.