Cherry Birch has now accepted the role of President on the Yachting Victoria Board. Cherry has been a board member since 2011. Her first portfolio involved helping set up the YV Women and Girls in Sailing Committee and she also served on the Finance and Audit Committee, becoming Treasurer in 2014 and recently Vice President. A member of Royal Melbourne Yacht Squadron, Cherry was our Treasurer from 2004 – 2010 and a member of their finance committee for 12 years. Congratulations to Cherry on this remarkable achievement.
Previous President Ian Cunningham is stepping down after two years of excellent work, and Mark Klemens will also be leaving the Board after three years (though he will continue to chair the Sailing World Cup Executive Committee).
So the newly elected YV Board is: