Committee

Club Committee

Matt Hipperson

Commodore

I wanted to be on Committee to assist in the club remaining as an important part of our community, and looking after the members' interests to the best of my ability.

Everybody knows this about me so it's not a surprise, I love Plimmerton.

Graham Gubb

Vice Commodore Powerboating

I wanted to be on Committee because I believe clubs only exist through volunteers and I want my club to carry on for many more years so I’m doing my bit.

Something most people don't know about me is that I ride in a motorcycle group called ‘The Hard Bastards Knitting Club’

Warren Coffey

Vice-Commodore Sailing

I wanted to be on Committee because I love the Club and its potential future. My favourite thing about Plimmerton is the ocean.

Something most people don't know about me: I like fishing as well!

Isabella Cawthorn

Rear Commodore House

I chose to be on Committee because I love the club and Plimmerton, and want to help it be even more awesome.  My favourite thing about Plimmerton is ... lots of things! The bush, the sea, the wetland, the villagey feel, and the people :-)

Something most people don't know about me: I'm a lapsed lawyer

Richard Bradley

Planning Officer

I wanted to be on Committee because I want to give back to the club that I’ve been a part of for my whole life. My favourite thing about Plimmerton is that it's a beautiful place to live & be part of, a great community

Something most people don't know about me is my favourite colour is now pink

Todd Olson

Sailing Academy Officer

I wanted to be on Committee because I'm passionate about the club and wanted to help. My favourite thing about Plimmerton is it's the best sailing and boating in the country

Something most people don't know about me is: I like making pasta

General Committee

Jane Mather

I wanted to be on Committee to help grow the club for the community. My favourite thing about Plimmerton is the beach and the village feel.

A fun fact about me: I've been presented to the Queen with the All Blacks in London (2008) and ran the 2011 Rugby World Cup's VIP programme

Paddy Austin

I wanted to be on Committee to support this vital part of our local community, and because I like what is provides for members.

My favourite thing about Plimmerton is its village culture and friendliness that impressed me from the first time we came here. It's a great place to live.

Something most people don't know about me: Paddy is my real name - appears on my birth certificate.

Simon Griffiths

I wanted to be on Committee for the kids!

My favourite thing about Plimmerton is the bay, its beaches, and access to the open ocean!

Something most people don't know about me is that I have sailed to Antarctica not once, but twice.

Suzee Freear

Why you chose to be on Committee: I wanted to be on Committee because I like meeting new people and enjoy the Boat club environs.

My favourite thing about Plimmerton is living at the beach.

Something most people might not know about me is that I like making and drinking cocktails.

Mike Sherring

I wanted to be on Committee because I want to see our club future assured for the generations to come.

My favourite thing about Plimmerton is living in a vibrant Community.