Lesley Millet

Dimmie Fleming 2023 Award Citation (from Yorkshire):

Lesley has been responsible for at all levels of bridge in England, at all times she has been extremely proactive, encouraging and assisting those she has worked with to give of their best.

Director Leeds Bridge Club: 2006 – 2018; Chair of Leeds Bridge Club:  2009 – 2015; Chair Development Sub Committee – developing teaching methods and admin for Leeds BC and in association with neighbouring clubs.

YCBA – Treasurer: 2008 – Current; Chair – Development and Education Sub Committee: 2011 – Current; Active member of Tournament Committee: 2008 – Current; Lead organiser/Administrator for the set up.

Research investigator on behalf of the EBU (with RFM) on the benefits of bridge in delaying the onset of dementia. Discussions and visits with various academic centres including Prince of Wales Hospital, Randwick Sydney Australia: 2008 – 2012.

Member of EBU Education Working Group: 2010 – 2012

EBU shareholder on behalf of the YCBA:  2009 – Current

Chair of the EBU Northern Counties Working Party (NCWP). Led on the establishment of inter-county tournaments played simultaneously in 2/3 locations: 2013 – until disbanded.

Delegate from the NCWP to the National Working Party: 2014 onwards.