Club Committee 2019/20

President: Greg Lovett (president@saltsurfclub.com.au)

 

Vice President: Rob Blyth

Rob gained his Bronze Medallion in 1986 at Dixon Park SLSC. He is an Engineer and was Project Manager on the Kingscliff Central Park redevelopment.  His experience with major developments and project management brings valuable skills to the management of our club.  He is a Patrol Captain and Level 1 Sports Coach and a regular helper at nippers and Club events.

Secretary: Ben Clements (admin@saltsurfclub.com.au

Ben gained his Bronze Medallion in 1997 at Glenelg SLSC. He has performed Patrol Captain duties for over 10 years, and served on the Glenelg SLSC executive committee for 8 years as Club Captain and Secretary, where he is still an honorary Vice President. A veteran of many Australian Titles competitions, he has coached beach athletes at several large QLD surf clubs and brings his extensive lifesaving experience to our Club. He has served as Junior Activities Coordinator for 2 years and General Committee member for another 3 years before taking on the Secretary role in 2018. 

Treasurer: Dr. Chris Gunther (treasurer@saltsurfclub.com.au)

 

Chris gained his Bronze in 2016 at Salt SLSC. His professional experience extends across service, retail, distribution and wholesale industries as well as manufacturing, construction, hospitality and not-for-profit. He has worked with Mobil Oil, Power Constructions, Barclays Bank, Namibia Breweries, Ernst & Young, Franklins, RCI and the News Group of Companies. Chris holds numerous degrees and qualifications in Management Accounting, Accounting and Finance. Chris is also a highly awarded university lecturer, teaching at a postgraduate and executive level and has served in an advisory capacity to the NSW Government. He has a PhD in the disciplines of Management Accounting, Strategy, Corporate Governance and Organisational Control. 

 
Captain:Craig Mandall (captain@saltsurfclub.com.au)

Craig brings extensive Surf Lifesaving experience to the Committee.  He gained his Bronze in 1984 at Point Lookout SLSC, followed by his IRB Driver and Trainers award in 1986.  He is an accredited Surf Boat Sweep and Development Coach. Craig served the club as Junior Activities Coordinator for 2 seasons during his previous 3 years of committee duties. He is a small business owner and has had 3 children pass through the junior ranks of Salt nippers in his time with the club.

Junior Activities Coordinator: Kristian Clear (juniors@saltsurfclub.com.au)

General Committee: Jodie Payne

General Committee: Darren Clark

Darren has been involved in Surf Lifesaving for over 40 years joining as a nipper at the age of 8, he obtained his bronze medallion in 1977, IRB drivers license in 1980, Bronze Instructors Certificate in 1986. In 2005  he was  awarded Life Membership of Tweed Heads & Coolangatta Surf Club  for his all-round service as a Long Service patrolling member, competing for the club over many years in swim,  board and ski events as well as  the time he spent on the Committee. His Professional career includes a Bachelor of Business and over 25 years of Corporate Management and Leadership Experience.

General Committee: Robin McGilligan

 

Junior Sub-Committee 2019/20

Junior Activities Coordinator: Kristian Clear (juniors@saltsurfclub.com.au)

Junior Secretary: Matt Hall

Age Managers Coordinator: Brent Lethbridge

Carnival Manager: Dee Cross

Weekend Activities Coordinator: Victor Popov

Additional positions: Matt Luff, Dean Clifton, Sam Colman, Rebecca Langdon

 

Clothing Sub-Committee 2019/20

Uniform/Merchandise Manager: Wendy (admin@saltsurfclub.com.au)

 Building Sub-Committee 2019/20

  • Greg Lovett
  • Ben Clements
  • Rob Blyth
  • Craig Mandall
  • Adam Wright

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