Patron and Patron Emeritus
Patron for Youth Bridge
SA Bridge Assoc. may have up to two Patrons at any one time. See Section D of the Constitution for more information.
A Patron is a member elected into the role at the AGM and holds the office till the following AGM.
Barbara Marrett is the current Patron for Youth Bridge.
Patron Emeritus is conferred to a member as an Office held for Life. A member becomes eligible for this Office after being a Life Member of SA Bridge Assoc. for three successive years. The election for Patron Emeritus is also carried out at an AGM by a secret ballot of members present, and carried by the majority vote. This Office can only be held by one person.
Linda Alexander is the current Patron Emeritus.
The members holding these Offices are those who are held in esteem within our Club. Over the years, they have shown competence as expert bridge players, as well as making extensive ongoing contributions towards the development and running of SA Bridge Assoc..
For further information about our current Patron Emeritus and Patron for Youth Bridge please contact our Club Manager.