Board

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CHAIR

Megan Fardon

My club is East Fremantle Croquet Club. I have been a member since 2009 and served as club president from 2014 until 2017. I am currently the Club Vice President. I have recently stepped aside from being President of Croquetwest, I served for six year. I joined the ACA in 2015 as an initial Director for Western Australia. I finish my term in March 2021 after serving for six years. I play AC, GC and am studying Gateball.

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VICE 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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TREASURER

Don Close

I started playing in 1996. Been member of the Gracemere Croquet Club all of that time. Joined the ACA Board in 2015 as a Director for Queensland. I mainly play Association but also understand Golf and Gateball.

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Jacky McDonald

Member of Maitland and Branxton clubs. Under 21 Coordinator for NSW and ACA. Started playing in 1996. Has been on the Board since the 2019 AGM.

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Mary Marsland

State: South Australia Club: Norwood. Commenced playing in 2012. Committee member Norwood 2012-2020. Club Captain Norwood 2016-2020. ACA Director 2018-Current.

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Geoff Crook

Been playing Golf Croquet since May 2014 at Woodville Croquet Club in South Australia and Gateball since January 2016. Been on the ACA Board since the last AGM in March 2020.

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Max Kewish

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

Board Appointed Positions

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Secretary

Jim Clement

Appointee to the Board. State: Victoria, Sarsfield Croquet Club. Playing since 2005 when we established the Sarsfield Club. Appointed as ACA Secretary in April 2019. Other Exeperience: ACA – Assistant Treasurer 2010-13 / Treasurer 2013-2015 / First Director 2015-16. VCA – Secretary 2010-16, President from 2016.

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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.