CYCA members reinstate 2014/2015 Board

  • Club
  • By Damian Maclennan
  • 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia held its 71st Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 14 July.

Commodore John Cameron opened the meeting with Treasurer, Arthur Lane presenting the Financial Report on the back of a very successful 12 months for the club.

John Winning was nominated for Life Membership which was proposed by past Commodore Matt Allen.

Winning has been a member of the CYCA since 1984 and his contribution to the club over this time has been formally acknowledged with Life Membership. Among those contributions include the provision of the Radio Relay Vessel for the CYCA’s long offshore races for many years.

A special presentation on the evening saw Michael York OAM presented with a framed CYCA Burgee recognising his 70 years of membership at the club. 

Michael and his wife Jeannette, a life member were present on the evening to accept the acknowledgment from the Board of Directors and members. Michael is the first member to reach this milestone.

The presentation of 50 year badges saw the following members step into the esteemed 50 plus member club; John Brodziak, Neville Gosson, Leon Hertz,

Christopher Iacono, Bruce Jackson, John Keelty, Edward Nobbs, Clifford Shaffran, David Shmith and Vincent Walsh.

As the positions for the Board were uncontested the current board was elected for the ensuing 12 months.

Positions for Flag Officers: Commodore John Cameron, Vice Commodore John Markos, Rear Commodores Paul Billingham and Andrew Wenham, Treasurer Arthur Lane.

Positions for Directors: Paul Clitheroe, Noel Cornish, Anthony Dunn, Anthony Kirby, Leander Klohs and Janey Treleaven. 


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