The recent November AFF General Meeting carried by acclamation a decision to award Alex Donaldson Honorary Life Membership of the AFF. Alex has made a unique and outstanding contribution to Australian Fencing over almost 2 decades. Over that time, he has lead the adoption of information and communication technologies for the running and communication of results for both NSW and AFF tournaments and has also been over that time a member of the DT as results manager for all international tournaments in Australia and the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. He has also been a NSW and AFF selector and a member of both the NSW and AFF Executives.