Vale Ian Johnson
The CCV Board is sorry to advise that Chairman, Ian Johnson passed away in June 2019. Ian was a guiding light in the formation and development of a unified club industry body and was chairman of CCV until his untimely death. His guidance will be hugely missed.
Leon Wiegard OAM – Executive President
Leon has 20 years’ experience as a Director/President of Victoria’s and Australia’s not for profit club’s peak bodies (Clubs Australia, Clubs Vic, CCAV and now CCV). He is a life member of the AFL and Chair of the Olympians Clubs of Victoria and Australia. Leon is a former President of Fitzroy Football Club, Clubs Victoria and the Community Clubs Association of Victoria. Inaugural Hall of Fame inductee, Victorian PGA and Hall of Fame inductee for Water Polo Australia.
Barbara Kelly – Secretary
General Manager of Chirnside Park Country Club since 1994. Clubs Victoria Club Manager of the Year for 2002. Former member of Clubs Victoria Board from 2005, serving as councilor, Treasurer, Vice President and then President. Member of the organising committee for the 2001 & 2011 Golf Management Australia Conference. Founding Board member Community Clubs Victoria.
Des Barnard – Treasurer
Board member, Director of Club Support Group, former manager Club Italia and former general manager of St Albans Sports Club. A former President and Life Member of St Albans Football Club, a past Chairman and life member of St Albans Sports Club, and a Life Member of the Western Region Football League. Founding Board member Community Clubs Victoria.
Greg is CEO of the Swan Hill Club, Murray Downs Golf and Country Club and the successful Riverside Spoons restaurant in Swan Hill. He is also Deputy Chair of the Murray Regional Tourism Board, Committee Member (and former President) of the NSW chapter of the Club Managers Association, Riverina Murray Zone. He is the current Chairperson of Golf on the Murray Inc.
Former President of Mulgrave Country Club for 11 years and a Board Member of the club since 2001, having previously held the position of Secretary and Vice president. Twenty eight years service with the Commercial Bank of Australia Ltd and almost 20 years with Bayer Australia Ltd as Financial Controller.