GOVERNANCE


 
The Phantoms Volleyball Club is a fully incorporated entity as recognised by Consumer Affairs Victoria and operates under a constitution initially developed as Western Phantom Volleyball Club in 2012 and updated in 2018.
INCORPORATION CERT-A0057334Y
WESTERN PHANTOMS CONSTITUTION 2012
 
Phantoms are certified as fully affiliated with Volleyball Victoria.
VOLLEYBALL AUSTRALIA LTD – COC
 

2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The Club’s Annual General Meeting was held on Sunday 4th October online via Zoom. View the MINUTES of the AGM AGM Minutes 04.10.2020.
Congratulations and thank you to those members who were nominated and elected to the Committee responsible for the Club’s governance and key decision making over the next 12 months.
Phantoms Executive Committee 2021
 
Phantoms AGM was held on Sunday October 4th at 11am via zoom where a new Committee was elected to lead the Club forward in 2021. You can read the minutes AGM Minutes 04.10.2020 and see more about our Committee members below:
President – Ben Hassell
Vice President – Elsie Rodgers
Treasurer – Joshua Gordon
Secretary – Damon Minotti
Member – Chris Hermans
Member – Joe Nguyen
Member – Peter Hassell
Member – Rachelle Casley
Member – Michael Mayes
 

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PRESIDENT – BEN HASSELL


As the newly elected president of the Phantoms Volleyball Club, I would firstly like to acknowledge my predecessor Paul Byrne. The leadership and input he has provided to club over the last few years has been invaluable and he leaves the role with the club clearly moving towards bigger and better things. His departure will leave a giant hole in our Club but we should always be looking forward, so I wish him the best on his future endeavours and I know he will continue to help our Phantoms where he can.
 
I feel honoured to be accepted into the role as President by our Executive Committee and I come into the role knowing full well we have changeling times ahead with the return of Volleyball in 2021. I would like to congratulate the other elected members of our committee and look forward to working with Elsie to lead the team towards a successful return to State League volleyball next year.
 
We realise it’s a long, tough road ahead with plenty of work to be done, but I know we are all looking forward to an exciting year to come and can’t wait to get teams back onto the court. I hope to see many familiar faces return along with any new players from Western Victoria looking to play volleyball at the highest level in the state with the Phantoms.
 
Please stay tune to our website and socials for information in regards to return to play or if you have any direct questions please contact the club via info@phantomsvolleyball.com.au or if you wish to speak to me directly, please feel free to contact me on 0401938350.
 

 
Phantoms Executive Committee 2020
 
President – Paul Byrne
Vice President – Peter Hassell
Secretary – Damon Minotti
Treasurer – Joshua Gordon
Member – Joe Nguyen
Member – Ben Hassell
Member – Rachelle Casley
Member – Chris Hermans
Member – Elsie Rodgers
 
The 2020 Committee would like to acknowledge the unprecedented operating environment of the Covid-19 year and in particular pay tribute to our outgoing President Paul Byrne for the leadership he has shown in growing the club over the duration of his tenure as President and ensuring its survival through these uniquely challenging times. Paul has built strong on strong relationships for the club with key stakeholder, overseen continued financial stability and growth and most importantly, ensured that the safety and welfare of all our members and their communities was at the forefront of the club’s decision making during the year. The Committee would also like to thank Josh Gordon for his vigilance and diligence in identifying and successfully applying for grants to ensure only a minimal loss was made by the club in 2020. This was also made possible by the extreme generosity of many of our members and their family members who took out Associate Memberships in 2020, knowing that they would not be able to use them but their commitment would ensure the continued financial stability of Phantoms. Thank you!
 
The 2020 Phantoms Volleyball Club Committee met on several occasions throughout the 2019-2020 season. A copy of each of the minutes from the meetings can be downloaded below.
Minutes of Committee meeeting 23.08.2020
Minutes of meeting 23.06.2020
Minutes of meeting 17.01.20
Minutes of meeting 27.10.19
 
Phantoms Executive Committee 2019
 
President – Paul Byrne
Vice President – Damon Minotti
Secretary – David Berry / Damon Minotti
Treasurer – Joshua Gordon
Member – Elsie Rodgers
Member – Ben Hassell
Member – Peter Hassell
Member – Chris Hermans
 
Phantoms would like to thank the 2019 Committee who have guided the Club through another growth period with 9 VVL teams including a full compliment of Women’s and Men’s teams plus an additional Division 2 Men’s team. The Club is in a strong financial and membership position and continues to grow it’s playing base but must also plan for the future. The Committee would like to thank all the coaches, players, administrators, parents and families for their commitment and efforts over the 2019 VVL season. It is an enormous commitment in time, travel and money but one we trust is worth the investment. In particular the Club would like to thank one of it’s foundation members and driving forces who helped take Phantoms from the infancy of an idea to fully established VVL Club, David Berry. Dave’s continued commitment to make Phantoms what it is today and create an elite pathway into senior volleyball for all regional players has been one of our pillars of success.
 
Phantoms Executive Committee 2018
 
President – Paul Byrne
Vice President – Damon Minotti
Secretary – David Berry
Treasurer – Joshua Gordon
Member – Kate Eason
Member – Ben Hassell
Member – Peter Hassell
Member – Chris Hermans
 
Phantoms Executive Committee 2017
 
President – Matthew Gordon
Vice President – Damon Minotti
Secretary – David Berry
Treasurer – Joshua Gordon
Member – Kate Eason
Member – Bruce Keeley
Member – Peter Hassell
Member – Chris Hermans