St Kilda LSC Committee
Every year St Kilda Lifesaving Club calls on the membership to nominate for our Committee Executive. These 7 positions are voting positions that make all the key decisions with regard to the way the club runs its operations. There are also a number of non-voting support positions which are in place to support the executive as described in the diagram below.
Oversees all areas of club as reported by the directors of the committee. Attends all key club events i.e. presentation dinner, AGM, committee meetings. Media spokesperson when comments are required on behalf of St Kilda Life Saving Club. Attends the LSV Presidents Forum and other events that relate to LSV and the running of St Kilda Lifesaving Club. A signatory as part of the executive.
President – Jeanette Lambert
Jeanette Lambert has been a member of St Kilda Lifesaving Club since 2006 (with a year off spent at Bondi SBLSC). She has been involved with the committee in various positions prior to becoming president including Vice President and Director of Facilities. Jeanette took over the role of President in the 2013/14 season with the aim to progress the redevelopment of the clubhouse.
Director of Facilities
Oversees the general running of the club house, its maintenance, cleaning and hirin. Updates the website calendar with any new events or programs. Is supported by the Club House manager to ensure appropriate scheduling of events and hall hires.
Director of Facilities – James Quine
James joined St Kilda LSC last season after he moved from Mordialloc LSC. The knowledge that James brings to the club is invaluable, James is also a LSV Communications Operator. We are happy to have him as out new Director of Facilities, a role he is well qualified for given his day job as a facility manager.
Director of Lifesaving
Oversees the development of the patrol roster, scheduling of awards training and bronze medallion courses. Ensures patrol requirements are met and patrol equipment is maintained. Is supported by the Chief Instructor and Club Captain. Ensures that club members are appropriately trained and supported on patrols.
Director of Lifesaving – Simon Lewis
New to the role of Director of Lifesaving this year Simon brings a wealth of experience to the role with 2 Captiains Awards, shortlisting for Volunteer Lifesaver of the Year 2015, over 100 patrol hours during the 2014/15 season and professional experience as a life guard at the St Kilda Sea Baths.
Director of Activities
Oversees all social and junior activities being undertaken by St Kilda Lifesaving Club. Is supported by the Social Activities officer and Junior activities officer. Liaises with the Competition Director with regard to key competition events and club milestones such as the St Kilda Australia Day Carnival, Club Championships etc.
Director of Activities – Melissa Armstrong
Melissa Armstrong is a long time member returning to St Kilda LSC and the Committee after taking a break due to family commitments. She is well known as being one of the most social people within our club and is keen to support the social connections within the club by organising a range of events throughout the year.
Director of Finance
Oversees all financial functions of the club including annual financial reporting, reporting on finances at committee meetings, BAS statements and sponsorship applications. Is supported by Sponsorship Coordinator, by volunteer book keeper and club tax agent.
Director of Finance – Tom Milbourne
Tom Milbourne came to the rescue last season as our new Director of Finance and after a stellar year of sorting out our systems agreed to stay on again! We are very thankful to his support as a non-patrolling volunteer on our committee.
Director of Administration
Oversees all administrative functions of the club including processing of memberships, club communications to members (via email, mail and txt) and necessary reporting requirements to LSV. Collates and produces the Annual Report (based on content provided by other directors).
Director of Administration – Georgie Raby
Georgie joined St Kilda Life Saving Club in 2015 as a brand new bronzie and brings a wealth of experience in community and stakeholder engagement, policy development and non-for-profits from her experience working in the government sector.
Director of Competition
Oversees all areas related to competition including entries, equipment purchases and repairs, coaching and training of members engaged in competition. Is supported by the team manager and divisional coaches and captains.
Director of Competition – Corey Lovell
Whilst Corey has taken a break from St Kilda Life Saving Club in recent years, he returns with great enthusiasm in the role of Director of Competition which he is well suited to given his experience in coaching football and developing sports teams.