Pitcairn takes leading role with CFU

Theresa Pitcairn, a lawyer from the Cayman Islands, has been appointed as an administrative consultant of the Caribbean Football Union.

In a statement dated 15 September announcing the appointment, the CFU noted Pitcairn succeeds former General Secretary Neil Cochrane, whose substantive contract ended on 31 July 2018. The Antigua remained with the organisation for an additional month to facilitate a smooth transition to his successor, the statement added.

Pitcairn, an attorney with experience spanning 27 years, is a member of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee and has provided legal services to FIFA and CONCACAF.

Her appointment with the CFU is for an initial period of six months. Her immediate tasks include the relocation of the secretariat from Antigua to Jamaica.

Established in 1978, the CFU is the official governing body of football associations and federations in the Caribbean. The CFU is comprised of 31 member associations, representing sporting and administrative talent in the English, Dutch, French and Spanish-speaking Caribbean. Member associations compete in CFU, CONCACAF and FIFA competitions.

Long-time local football administrator Bruce Blake is a member of the CFU executive committee.

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