Sue Head has been nominated for a Lifetime Commitment Award by the NSSA and has been selected as a winner by the RYA Honours and Awards Panel. She will receive her award at the organisation’s annual awards ceremony in London on 16 November.

A committed volunteer, Sue has dedicated her time as Treasurer and Membership Secretary and continues to run a tight ship as Volunteer Co-ordinator. An RYA Dinghy Instructor, Senior Instructor and Coach Assessor, she has the expert skills to engage young people in learning to sail, developing their ability and confidence, but most of all Sue is dedicated to promoting inclusive and accessible sailing in Norfolk and it’s all done with tireless enthusiasm and a smile.

Sue said:

“I am delighted to have been nominated for the RYA Community Award for lifetime commitment. I first worked with Norfolk Schools Sailing Association 30 years ago, in 1988, and I can’t believe I’m still volunteering at Filby Broad today. This is testament to the fun we have and the commitment of all the team of volunteers. NSSA will be 60 years old in 2019 and this is a fantastic way to celebrate.

I am really looking forward to meeting HRH the Princess Royal at the award lunch and to sharing the day with all the other worthy recipients from across the UK.”

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