• The Rotary Club of MASH People of Action
  • The Rotary Club of MASH People of Action
  • The Rotary Club of MASH People of Action
  • The Rotary Club of MASH People of Action
  • The Rotary Club of MASH People of Action
  • The Rotary Club of MASH People of Action

Board 2021-22

Joe Somers  (co-President)

Joe is a charter member and past president of MASH. He was chair of the district’s Model United Nations Assembly (MUNA) committee for several years and has held many positions within the club. He is a firm believer in programs for the youth. Outside Rotary he specialised in the IT industry and worked as a management consultant. He is also a member of the Surrey Hills Progress Association.

 

 

David Winter (co-President)

David is a proud Rotarian and charter member of MASH.    He has enjoyed a long career in the food and hospitality industry and is the owner and founder of Bread Street bakery in Hamilton Street, Mont Albert.   This business enjoys an extremely close rapport with the local community.    The relationship between Bread Street and MASH is both enduring and endearing, and closely reflects David’s philosophy of sharing and giving ‘Service above Self’.

 

Nigel Cooper (Treasurer)

Nigel joined the Rotary Club of Mont Albert & Surrey Hills in August 2007. He was treasurer for four years prior to being elected president for the 2014-15 year.   Nigel has led the International Committee over the last three years and has a background in banking, finance and insurance.

 

 

Simon Barnard (Secretary)

Simon Barnard has been a member of MASH Rotary Club for the past 6years. He has spent 29 years in the IT/telecommunications industry in a variety of sales & leadership roles working for multi-national companies. In his spare time he enjoys travelling, sailing & exploring archaeological sites.

 

 

Patt Gagliardi (President Elect)

Patt is a Paul Harris Fellow.  She enjoys organising activities including some excellent Trivia Nights.  Patt has been a mentor for Victoria Police/Rotary and is also on the committee of the Whitehorse Farmer’s Market.   Patt lives locally in Mont Albert North, is widowed with 3 children and is the nanna of 15 grandchildren.

 

Kai-Xing Goh (Board member)

Kai-Xing joined MASH in 2019. She has been a member of the Rotaract Club of Whitehorse since 2014 including co-president in 2017-18. Kai-Xing was District Rotaract Representative (DRR) of District 9810 in 2018-19.  She attended the 2019 RI Convention in Hamburg, where she was inspired to make the transition from Rotaract to Rotary.   Outside of Rotary Kai-Xing works full-time as a junior doctor in various hospitals around Victoria.