Committees (2016-2017)

General Committee Members for 2017-2018:


Flag Officers for 2017-2018

The Flag Officers (FO) are elected from the General Committee members for a term of two years.  The FO are responsible for policy making and strategy and are guardians of the Club’s ethos.  They represent the Club in public affairs and chair the sub-committees of the Club.  The Honorary Treasurer and Honorary General Secretary are technical positions and they are responsible for accounting and legal functions.


General Committee

The General Committee is the Board of Directors of the Aberdeen Boat Club.  It is here that major decisions are made.  The General Committee comprise 6 Flag Officers and 11 other members who are elected at the Annual General Meeting for terms of 2 years.

The Commodore is the Chairman of the General Committee.  Members of the General Committee are expected to undertake various tasks and accept appointments to sub-committees.  In addition, each sub-committee may co-opt lay members to their meetings as they see fit.

The function of the General Committee is to ensure the efficient management of the general affairs of the Club as provided for under the Memorandum and Articles of Association.
 

Members for the year 2017-2018

Flag Officers
 
Chris Pooley 
Commodore (Chairman)
Jon Zinke
Vice Commodore
Richard Walker
Rear Commodore (House and Building)
     
     
Alan Child
  Rear Commodore (Sailing and Marine)
Matthew Johnson
Honorary Treasurer
Nick Bodnar-Horvath
Honorary General Secretary
     
     
other general committee members
 
John Berry James Ross Graham Price
     
Barry Hill Graeme Brechin Eric Tang
     
Ian Skeggs Eric Chow James Smith
     
Stephen Perret Sam Cheng John Currie

 


Sailing and Marine Committee

The Sailing and Marine Committee is chaired by the Rear Commodore (Sailing). Members of this committee plan and organise all of the Club’s races and training courses, liaise with other clubs and organisations for external events, monitor our Club boats and ferry services, and are responsible for ongoing maintenance and development of our sailing and marine facilities and services.

  • Alan Child (Chairman)
  • Chris Pooley
  • Ian Skeggs
  • John Berry
  • Stephen Perret
  • Tristan Stewart (co-opted)
  • Alex Leung (co-opted)
  • Diana Bruce (co-opted)
  • Josephine Cheng (co-opted)
Dinghy Sub-Committee
  • John Berry (Chairman)
  • Tim Edmonds
  • Michele Clark (co-opted)
  • Diana Bruce (co-opted)
  • Margaret Bradley (co-opted)

House and Building Committee

The House and Building Committee is chaired by the Rear Commodore (House) and deals with all issues involving the Club’s non-marine facilities and services. These include all aspects of building maintenance, house keeping, facilities up-keeping (swimming pool, gym, playground, DVD, etc). The committee also oversees all food and beverage matters and social events of the Club.

  • Richard Walker (Chairman)
  • Eric Chow
  • James Smith
  • Jon Zinke
  • Sam Cheng
  • Mark Clift (co-opted)
Development Committee

The ABC Development Committee is chaired this year by an elected member of the committee and is responsible for ensuring a sustainable improvement of the facilities of the Club Main Clubhouse and Middle Island.

  • Barry Hill (Chairman)
  • Graham Price
  • Eric Tang
  • Matthew Johnson
  • Paul Scroggie
  • Chris Pooley

Advisory Members

  • John Berry
  • Alan Child
  • Sam Cheng

 

 

ABC Membership committee
  • Nicholas Bodnar-Horvath (Chairman)
  • Christopher Pooley
  • John Berry
  • Jon Zinke
 
ABC Safety Committee

The ABC Safety Committee is chaired by the Vice Commodore and is responsible for ensuring that the Club complies with all relevant legislation associated with marine safety. This is achieved by monitoring best marine practices employed by other sailing clubs in Hong Kong, reviewing marine safety recommendations issued by responsible organizations and initiating appropriate actions.   

  • John Berry (Chairman)
  • Christopher Pooley (Sailing and Marine Committee)
  • Diana Bruce (co-opted)
     
ABC Staff Committee

The ABC Staff Committee is looking at any related business and issues for staffing and human resources.

 

ABC sponsorship Committee

(to be confirmed)