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Manchester Magic and Mystics News

Club Board adds two new Trustees

The club is delighted to announce the appointment of two new trustees, Morag Gilronan and John Keyes.

Both Morag and John have daughters in the Manchester Mystics programme and will bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the board.

A social worker by profession, Morag is already the club’s safeguarding and welfare lead.

She has been involved in basketball on a volunteer basis for more than 10 years and has a passion for working with vulnerable people.

She has undertaken many roles within the social care sector.

John works as a property consultant and has experience in business, managing large teams and implementing major change projects.He is also a Level 2 Table Official.

Morag and John take the number of trustees to seven.

The other board members are: Andrew Butterworth (Chair); Neil Fairlamb (City Council); Doug Jones; Mark Leech; and Joe Forber (Founder Member of the Club).

Manchester Magic and Mystics News

Manchester Magic and Manchester Mystics have appointed their first ever welfare officer

Morag Gilronan

Morag Gilronan, who has a daughter in the Mystics programme, has agreed to take on the volunteer role for the forthcoming season.

“It’s a really positive move for us,” said club chief executive Phil Gordos.

“Safeguarding and child welfare is increasingly important to clubs like ours, so we are taking steps to ensure we are on the front foot.

“Morag has a strong background in social work and safeguarding, so she is the perfect person to take on this new role.”

The club is looking for other adults to join the welfare team, which will be led by Morag.

“We want adults who are passionate about children’s safety and wellbeing who are willing to assist the club on a volunteer basis,” she said.

Anyone interested in joining the welfare team or who wants to find out more, please email the club at welfare@manchestermagicandmystics.co.uk or call the office on 0161 881 0090.

Until the welfare team is up and running, Morag will be the point of contact for any welfare concerns.

You can contact her at welfare@manchestermagicandmystics.co.uk.