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9/05/2011 01:49:00 am - Reported by Marcus

Colin BakerSixth Doctor, Colin Baker, has been elected honorary president of the Doctor Who Appreciation Society.

The Society, DWAS, is the longest running Doctor Who fan club in the world, founded in May 1976. The election of President was conducted through a survey of members and announced at the Day of the Daleks event at Riverside Studios on Sunday.

The role has previously been held by third Doctor Jon Pertwee and by Nicholas Courtney, who held the role from 1997 until his death earlier this year.

Baker said on twitter he was greatly honoured and touched at the appointment.