Board

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CHAIR

Jim Nicholls

Served on the New South Wales Board for 4 years. Previous Professional Coach in Florida, USA. Represented Australia in 5 Association World Championships. Represented New South Wales 7 times and played in a winning Eire Cup team 3 times. Current holder of the Association Patron’s Trophy.

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VICE CHAIR

Max Kewish

Busselton, Western Australia. Commencing playing croquet in 2015. Joined Croquetwest Management Committee 2018. Elected President of Croquetwest in 2020. Appointed as Director of Board, Croquet Australia 2020.

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TREASURER

Kah Yang Loke

Kah Yang is an accountant and auditor with over 25 years’ experience in providing financial statements, internal audits and consultancy to private and government sectors in Australia and overseas.

Kah Yang’s experience is underpinned by his extensive knowledge of the Australian Accounting Standards and Australian Auditing Standards. He also has a detailed understanding of various Australian reporting frameworks, such as the Public Governance, Performance and Accountability Act (2013), the Corporations Act (2001), the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission Act (2012) and the Associations Incorporation Act (2009).

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Barbara Northcott

Member of Southport Croquet Club,
QLD, since 2006. and President
2015-17. Referee qualifications in
AC, Ricochet and Gateball. Coach
Trainer Presenter in all 4 codes. CAQ
Director of Schools /Junior Croquet
2011-14. CAQ Director of Gateball
2018-2020. Played in 3 World
Gateball Championships.

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Kerri-Ann Organ

Catching the croquet bug in 2007, in
my first 11 years while in Victoria, I
served on two club committees as
a secretary and treasurer. Personal
highlights include winning the AC
Women’s Eights, the AC Third Eights
and participating in the 2020 World
AC Championships. Croquet has
given me so much personally, so I
look forward to giving back to the
sport at a board level.

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Pat Habner

Pat has been a croquet player for 20 years as a member of the Nambour Croquet Club. Pat has been actively involved at all times in the management of her club and Sunshine Coast Region. After 7 years as Treasurer, two years as Secretary, and three years as President of the Sunshine Coast Region, Pat is currently Golf Croquet Co-Ordinator for the Region. She has represented her Region as a CAQ delegate and this year became President of the CAQ Management Committee.

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Bob Berry

Profile coming soon.

Board Appointed Positions

Secretary

Jim Clement

Secretary of Sarsfield Croquet Club, Victoria since 2005 when the club was established. Appointed as ACA Secretary in April 2019.

Previous Experience: ACA Assistant Treasurer 2010-13, ACA Treasurer 2013-2015, ACA First Director 2015-16. VCA Secretary 2010-16, VCA President 2016 to date.

Executive Officer

Rob Murray

Time in the role: 2.5 years. Previous Positions: 20 years – Department of Defence, Financial Management, Executive Officer. Cricket Administration – Club Executive Roles (President, Secretary, Treasurer), Recruitment Officer, Junior Development Officer and Sponsorship Coordinator.