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Byrne-New Executive Director of Basketball

June 12, 2018, Newfoundland & Labrador Basketball Association


Department of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development
June 12, 2018

The following is being distributed at the request of Sport Newfoundland and Labrador:

Press Release
Byrne named Executive Director of Basketball
Judy Byrne was recently named the new Executive Director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Basketball Association. She served as the Technical Director for the provincial association over the past 9 years and replaces Bill Murphy, who served in the position for the past 29 years.

Byrne, originally from Placentia, was a standout at Memorial University varsity women’s program in the early 1990’s before moving to the United States after her education. She returned to the province in 2007 and assisted under Doug Partridge in 2008-09. Byrne secured the Technical Directors position in 2010; promoting the NCCP, grassroots, and the provincial programs of the NLBA.

Current President of the NLBA, Mr. Tom Warren, stated “Judy will make a perfect Executive Director as she has been groomed for this position over the last few years. She will make an excellent ED as she is familiar with the goals and objectives of the association.”

Murphy will remain in the position until the end of December before entering retirement.

For additional information, please contact the provincial office at 709-576-0247.
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Bill Murphy-Executive Director
Newfoundland and Labrador Basketball Association
1296A Kenmount Rd
Paradise, NL A1L 1N3
Phone: (709) 576-0247
Fax: (709) 576-8787
Web site: www.nlba.nf.ca

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