. I own a launch and have been a member of the club since 2010. I have owned various businesses since I was 23 years old. These businesses have been in the retail tyre industry, agricultural industry and hospitality industry. I've been on the committee for two years and as such I'm very keen to continue.
I have been a member of the Mana Cruising Club for the past 8 years, I own a launch located on C Pier. I have worked in the Telecommunications/IT sector for the past 25 years in various Sales and Management roles, I am currently Country Manager for a US Software company. Due to work commitments I have not been able to contribute much time to the Club but am now in a position where I would like to “give back” the support and camaraderie I have enjoyed since joining.
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have been a member of MCC for many years. I have had a number of boats including a yacht & launch. I own Paremata Auto Services which is a club sponsor and i have served on the committee last term. I am looking to get the yard sorted for the benefit of all members.
I have been a member of the Mana Cruising Club for 18 years. I am also a member of Mana Aquatic Divers and have been a Director of the Mana Marina Company for seven years until 2013.
Being in the Commercial Construction Industry I am keen to be involved with the Cruising Club and continue the good work of the Committee.
. I have been involved in recreational boating activities from my early days growing up in Titahi Bay. I’m passionate about our club and marina and enjoy what it has to offer. It’s my time because I have the time to put something back. I have had two berths at Mana and one at Waikawa and used the hard stand/yard facilities many times. I most recently ran my own farming business in Marlborough and prior to that was involved in business in Wellington for 30 years. I have been an MCC member for about 20 years. I have much to learn about the management of our yard and want to be involved in the development of the strategic plan for every ones benefit.
Nomination for Treasurer;
. I have been a member of the club for over 10 years and Treasurer for one year . My husband and I owned a small business for 28 years which we sold last year. My background is in accounts and food. I'm very keen to continue on the committee to support the club to achieve its goals.
Nomination for Commodore;
I’m a launch & trailer boat owner, having been a MCC member since the 1990’s & committee member since October 2014. Currently Rear Commodore Yard since October 2016, initially under John Setter and then Mike Quayle & worked closely with Mike on yard restructure planning. I am standing for Commodore to ensure continuity of progressing the process started under Mike, to support our flag officers and committee improving our infrastructure and facilities to the benefit of our membership. An employer of trade and engineering staff for over 35 years in construction industry with Marine and Environmental experience, with design roles in major construction projects, I am able to bring practical business experience to managing our facilities and look forward to being part of our clubs progress.
Please bring your questions for the committee to the first Thursday of the month Club night (6th September). Alternatively you can contact the committee members via the email addresses below;
firstname.lastname@example.org for general ideas and feedback.
email@example.com for general business and to ask questions to be put to the committee at meetings.
firstname.lastname@example.org (Allan) - Rear Commodore, Yard for queries/information about the yard area.
email@example.com (Menno) for front of house queries and social events
firstname.lastname@example.org (Cathy) for membership information and payments, general business.
email@example.com - (Colin) for all bookings for the travel lift and general queries about the yard area.
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