Vice President 1991-93, Director of Finance 2003-05

Brian was a late starter, joining at age 40, for the sake of his family

Taking on responsibilities at the outset, after gaining his Bronze Medallion in 1981, he took on being an Age Group Manager in 1982. This led to a 3 year stint as the Club’s Junior Activities Officer (precursor to the current Director of Junior Activities) as well as being involved in Junior State Teams and as Junior State Secretary for 3 years (1988-91). He was awarded Best Clubman in 1989.

At various times he has held a variety of club positions. Officiates at Carnivals, graduating to Level 2 Competition Official with State and National experience at Junior, Senior and I.R.B. Carnivals. He was also Team Manager for 3 years at National I.R.B. Carnivals. He was State March Past Coordinator for 4 years (2005-2008).

He enjoys competing in Club swims and Masters Carnivals, and with March Past competition has has achieved 18 State medals. Since 1981, has accumulated nearly 400 swims to 2011 with the Blue Hole Club and Coordinator since 1995.

Major achievements: lifting the number of Juniors from 46 in 1985 to around 250 3 years later, co-authoring the Club’s 40th History book, updating it for the Club’s 50th

Anniversary. Was the editor/producer of “The Islander” in its former hard copy format.

Was awarded Life Membership in 2001 and was honoured with State Life Membership in 2018.