ISAF Vice President Adrienne Greenwood has been given a Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards, held in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Greenwood is a well-known figure within the sailing community. In addition to being involved with the sport at the grassroots coaching level, she has had a number of significant management and governance roles.
She spent 14 years as CEO of Yachting New Zealand and plays a major role on the International Sailing Federation, where she currently sits as Vice President. Her other work has included four years as Chair of the Women's Sailing Committee, and from 2000-2008 she was on the Working Party on Women's Representation. She has been an Olympic selector and organiser of four Olympic trial events in New Zealand, and involved in organising three 470 World Championships.
Adrienne served on the New Zealand Sports Tribunal for eight years, and has been on the board of the Northern Mystics Netball franchise and the boards of both Auckland and New Zealand Golf. In recognition of her contribution to a number of sports she has been awarded an ONZM for her services to sport. ISAF website