Dr Judith Cousins Receives POWA Trophy

Dr Judith Cousins from Australia has been awarded the Oceania POWA (President Oceania Women Award)trophy for 2016

The Presidents Oceania Womens Award (POWA) honours the first Badminton Oceania President – Heather Robson and is awarded bi-annually to a person within the Oceania region who has who has contributed to the development and promotion of women’s (girls)badminton in a voluntary capacity

Judith is from Western Australia and is the  immediate past President of WA and has been involved in the sport for more than 40 years.  Her Record of Service shows how she has been a player, Team Manager, State Selector, Examiner, and Board Member of Badminton Australia and the ACGA, as well as Badminton WA, where she has held a number of positions.  She has extensive administrative and Event management experience.

All her contributions have been in a voluntary capacity except for her appointment as Administration Manager of Badminton at the Sydney Olympics.

She was awarded the Australian Sport Medal in 2000 and made a Life Member of Badminton WA in 2009.

She was named 'OFFICIAL OF THE YEAR' , the SRG Corporate Award at the WA Sports Federation, ANZ Sports Star Awards in December, 2013.

Judith was announced as the winner of this trophy at the Oceania Championships in Auckland with Geraldine Brown (President Badminton Australia) receiving it on her behalf (pictured with Michelle Hollands (Chair, Oceania WIB Committee, and Heather Robson).  Geraldine Brown presented the trophy to Judith at the Australasian u17 Championships being held in Perth (WA)

Congratulations to Judith - what an amazing contribution over a long period of time







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