Jersey Sports Association for the Disabled
Jersey Sports Association for the Disabled

Chairman's Award for Outstanding Services to Disability Sport 2017

This is the very first year of this award, and JSAD Chairman Paul Patterson MBE, feels it's appropriate to recognise an individual every year, whose services to disability sport in Jersey has been outstanding.

 

The inaugural winner is Jeannine Carey.  

Jeannine Carey with chairman Paul Patterson MBE Jeannine Carey with chairman Paul Patterson MBE

Jeannine Carey became the first recipient of the Chairman's Award for her involvement for almost 30 years with the JSAD.

 

She has served as General Committee Member, Vice Chairman, and now heads JSAD's Learning Disability Section, as well as running the Centre Club.

 

Jeannine also takes on overall responsibility for the running of some of our major events during the year, including the very successful 26 x 1 Marathon relay.

 

Paul Patterson MBE presented his trophy to Jeannine, saying: "Without her significant involvement with JSAD over all this time, it is highly unlikely the association would be as strong as it is today."

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