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Society Spotlight: Stockport Referees Society
Our first centrally-run 'Zoom Meeting Night' specials of 2022 is being held on Thursday 20th January 2022.

We have lined up a whole range of speakers from the Refereeing World, plus guests from other sports, all of whom will be sharing with you their insight and experience.

The aim is to educate, offer development opportunities, share experiences and (above all else) have some fun!

Please come and join us on Thursday 20th January when we are delighted to welcome the new chairperson of the national RA, George Lowe.  

When: Thursday 20th January 2022
Time: 7:00pm (UK)

A bit about George: 

George Lowe is a Level 4 Referee from Essex and began his refereeing journey in 2011. Two years later, he became a member of the RA-FA Youth Council (Now NYRDT) and worked his way up to being Vice-Chair before leaving in 2018. Soon after, George joined the RA Board as an Honorary Officer looking after Media and Marketing before stepping down to join Essex FA as a Referee Development Officer in 2019. In 2020, he re-joined the RA Board after leaving Essex FA as an Honorary Officer looking after Digital and Development and in July 2021 he was appointed as the new RA Chair.
If you have any questions for George that you like to ask on the night, please email to summit your questions.

To book onto the event, keep an eye on your emails for communication from The RA or sign up via the 'events' section of The RA members area by logging in here.

Not a member? You can join using the 'Join the RA' button at the top of this page.

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