AFC Unity are pleased to announce the addition of Sophie Smith and Jaimee Reeve to its Board of Directors. They join Directors Anna Cordwell, Jane Watkinson and recently re-appointed Jay Baker, overseeing the development of the club on and off the pitch.
Sophie has been part of the club as an 11-a-side player since the beginning of our first season whilst Jaimee started with the AFC Unity Jets before becoming part of the first team.
Jaimee and Sophie will also become the club’s Welfare Officers, putting their experience and expertise within health and wellbeing into ensuring that the club provides comprehensive support and advice for all players.
On being appointed, Jaimee said, ‘I am really excited to become involved further in the running of AFC Unity. As a player I have seen the positive impact of the club on individuals and the community. Within player meetings I have been able to express my view and input into decision making. I see being on the Board of Directors as an extension of that. I look forward to representing the club and supporting the players and community in my new role.’
Similarly, Sophie added, ‘Having played for AFC Unity for four seasons, I can’t wait to get more involved. I’m really excited for the future of this fantastic club.’
AFC Unity’s Chair, Anna, added, ‘I’m very excited that we are welcoming these two new ladies as Directors who have such passion for the club and a new energy to bring to the Board. I look forward to working with them.’
To read more about the Board of Directors and those involved running AFC Unity, please see here.