Lesley Swales wins bowls official of the year award
Umina Beach Women's Bowls Club life member Ms Lesley Swales has won the Bowls Australia Official of the Year award.
She won the award for demonstrating commendable professionalism and integrity in her role.
"I was surprised but delighted to hear that I had been nominated for official of the year, and to subsequently be announced as the winner makes me very honoured," she said.
"I've always believed in giving back to the sport which I have enjoyed since 1987, and I have been lucky to officiate at club, district and state level for many years.
"I thoroughly enjoy my involvement in various capacities required, and have appreciated the help and friendship received from other officials, umpires and match secretaries."
Ms Swales is a member of the New South Wales Umpiring Committee and has formulated the umpiring roster for State Championships and State Champion of Champions events.
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