Tonia Lushington, secretary general of the Isle of Man Commonwealth Games Association, has been appointed Chef de Mission for the Island’s team at the 2014 Games in Glasgow.
Tonia joined the Isle of Man CGA in 2007 as secretary and the Glasgow 2014 Games will be the second time she has been Chef de Mission for Team Isle of Man, having performed the same role at the 2010 Games in Delhi.
The Chef de Mission is the principal representative for competing teams and the key managerial figure who liaises with the organising committee.
In Glasgow, Tonia will be responsible for all admin issues for the Isle of Man squad and in overall charge of the team within the Games Village.
The Chef de Mission role involves overseeing the duties of all team members including athletes, coaches, managers, physiotherapists, and medical staff.