About – Committee
President – Freya Poulter
Freya has been on the Geelong Guild Committee for many seasons now having mostly holding the Registrar Portfolio. This year she moves to the President and with two boys who have been actively involved in the Guild community as athletes, and her husband Stewart actively involved as a Geelong Guild coach, she is well and truly part of the family!
Vice President – Harvey Murrant
Vice President – Greg Mervin
Greg is only a recent addition to the Geelong Guild Committee, indeed he is only a recent addition to the Geelong Guild family, however he has already made a huge influence around the track with his positive and friendly attitude. Taking on the Vice President role for season 2020/21 Greg will continue to fly the flag in many events on a Saturday, and bring valuable insight to our Committee
Secretary – Astrid Paape
Treasurer – Rob van der Wilk
Registar (AV) – Cindy Holzer
Registar (LAV) – Clint Hannan
Volunteers & Officials – Rachel Eastwood
We are extremely lucky to have Rachel join our committee for season 2020/21 as she has had a long involvement with the Leopold Little Athletics Committee, and the expertise and athletics knowledge that she brings will be invaluable.
Team Manager (AV) – Michael Little
Michael has been an athlete with Geelong Guild ever since the Little Athletics days! Now one of our seasoned open athletes, he has taken on the Co-Team Manager of our AV athletes for season 2020/21 and is excited to be more involved in the club that he has represented for so long.
Team Manager (AV) – Matthew Wade
Team Manager (Little A’s) – Michael Thomas
Michael has coached the Geelong Guild Junior squad (U8 – U12) for the past two seasons. The junior squad training promotes fun, friendship and fitness. All Little Athletic events / disciplines are covered across the season program with an aim of getting the ‘basic’s right’. The junior squad train at Deakin University Waurn Ponds campus on a Wed night during the Little Athletics season. Michael competed for Geelong Guild in the early 1990s with more passion than talent!
General Committee – Tash Laherty
Tash has been the key pillar behind the increase in Geelong Guild Little Athletics numbers over the last couple of seasons. She has been a constant at the Guild tent, organising volunteer rosters and always assisting with a smile on her face and a positive attitude.
General Committee – Freya Poulter
Freya has been on the Geelong Guild Committee for many seasons now having mostly holding the Registrar Portfolio. This year she moves to the General Committee and with two boys who have been actively involved in the Guild community as athletes, and her husband Stewart actively involved as a Geelong Guild coach, she is well and truly part of the family!
Geelong Athletics Board Representative – non-committee position – Anna Devonish
Anna has been involved with Geelong Guild as a parent and an official for many years now. While we have long been keen to get her onto our committee, this year she has taken on the role of Secratary of the Geelong Athletics Board, as our Geelong Guild rep. While this is a non Geelong Guild Committee position, her influence and feedback will prove invaluable throughout the 2020/21 seaosn.
Member Protection Officer (non-committee position) – Hamish Nelson
Hamish has been an athlete, a coach, and a former Geelong Guild Committee Member across his journey at the club since moving down to Geelong from Melbourne. For the past two seasons he has taken on the role of the Geelong Guild Athletics Club Member Protection Officer for the senior section of the club.
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