The Free State Cricket Union has elected Xander Snyders as its new President.
That's following the hosting of its 128th Annual General Meeting via Microsoft Teams.
The Members Council was adopted as follows:
President – Xander Snyders
Vice-President (Discipline/Governance/HR) – Zola Thamae
Vice-President (Cricket Affairs) – Warren Boyes
Treasurer – Jeff Mosala
Snyders was the only nomination for the position of President.
Thamae, the outgoing President, is to remain on the council and serve as Vice-President with Warren Boyes. Jeff Mosala remains as company Treasurer.
The board will expand from seven to nine members, with the newly-appointed structures to be confirmed after the first council meeting following the AGM.
Thamae steps down after seven years as President.
Synders has a long history of involvement in cricket, having played the game at school and moved into administration in the years after that.
He was previously Secretary of the Bloemfontein Cricket Association and was also actively involved with Correctional Services as Chairman, Team Manager and Coach of its national team.
Since then he has served as Chairperson of the Bloemfontein Cricket Association, Vice-President of Free State Cricket Union, and Director of the Central Cricket Franchise.