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Board Members

Greg Roberts – Chairman & President

Greg is Group CEO of the Swan Hill Club, Murray Downs Golf and Country Club and Spoons Riverside restaurant in Swan Hill. Greg has 26 years’ experience as a General Manager or CEO of hospitality venues and clubs. He is also Deputy Chair of the Murray Regional Tourism Board, Greg is the current Chairperson of Golf on the Murray Inc. Greg is committed to building a strong association and delivering improved outcomes for clubs.

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 

Richard has spent most of his career involved with clubs both in Australia and abroad and he is currently the CEO of the Sandringham Yacht Club (SYC). Richard is one of the founders and co-organisers of the Australian Yacht Club General Managers network and he is passionate about the club industry. By sitting on the CCV board he hopes he can add value to CCV and its loyal membership.

Leon Ross

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.

Barbara Kelly

General Manager of Chirnside Park Country Club since 1994. Clubs Victoria Club Manager of the Year for 2002 & Golf Management Victoria Manager of the year for 2017. Former member of Clubs Victoria Board for 10 years from 2005, serving as councillor, Treasurer, Vice President and then President. Barb was a member of the organising committee for the 2001, 2011 & 2019 Golf Management Australia National Conferences. She is a member of Golf Management Victoria Board, Frontier Hospitality Board and is a founding Board member of Community Clubs Victoria.

Leanne McNamara

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.

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