Sally Hughes has been elected to the Board of Table Tennis England.

Voting by Company Members closed at midnight on Tuesday, June 27 and the Returning Officer Caroline Williams and scrutineers Paul Nicholls, Jenny Ferguson and Helen Hopkins have now finished the count.

The ballot result was as follows:

  • Sally Hughes 143
  • Chris Price 114
  • Juliet Bertie 45

Therefore, Sally Hughes has been elected as Member Elected Director to serve for four years from 30 June 2023.

A total of 69% of eligible voting members cast their vote, representing 67% of total available votes.

Sally joins Jos Kelly, Don Parker and Ritchie Venner as the Elected Directors on the Board.

Table Tennis England Chairperson Sandra Deaton said: “My sincere congratulations to Sally Hughes on her election result and I welcome her to the Board.

“I’m confident she will be a a tremendous asset to our governance structure. Her experience as a player, involvement in club development and the championing of female participation will all serve to enhance the strategic development of Table Tennis United.

“Thank you to the other two candidates, Chris Price and Julie Bertie, for their personal input into the election. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank our returning officer Caroline Williams for delivering a professional election process, and all the scrutineers for overseeing the counting of the votes.”