Leon Ross – Chairman
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.
Leon Wiegard OAM – President
Leon has 20 years experience as a Director/President of Victoria’s and Australia’s not for profit club 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.
Des Barnard – Treasurer
Board member, Director of Club Support Group, former manager of 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. Des is a founding Board member of Community Clubs Victoria.
Richard Hewett – Secretary
Richard has been CEO of Sandringham Yacht Club since 2005 and has spent his career as a Club Manager both overseas and in Australia. Richard holds a degree in Catering and Hotel Management in addition to being a Certified Marina Professional with the Global Marina Institute and also undertakes the role of co-ordinator of the Australian Yacht Club General Managers network of over 40 General Managers and CEO’s around Australia.
Greg is Group CEO of the Swan Hill Club, Murray Downs Golf and Country Club and the highly 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. Greg is the current Chairperson of Golf on the Murray Inc.
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. Barb was a key Member of the organising committee for the 2001 & 2011 Golf Management Australia Conferences and is a founding Board member of Community Clubs Victoria.
Leanne has held senior management roles with our industry since 1995, working in AFL Football Clubs and then moving to Spectrum on Chapel, Prahran Football Club’s venue in 1998. Leanne has a passion of community involvement and junior sports development, working to establish the Club’s Netball division. As a Club member, volunteer and mentor Leanne has over 30 years experience assisting local Clubs with planning and development.