The Committee of the Club viewed that for the Foundation to be recognised and accepted by the various stakeholders that there should be an independent group of Trustees responsible for the management of the Foundation. Therefore with the creation of the Kooringal Golf Club Foundation, a Corporate Trustee being Kooringal Foundation Pty Ltd was also established. This Company will be responsible for the trusteeship and management of the Foundation. Under the Trust Deed, the committee of the Club has the ultimate control of the Foundation as the nominated Appointor an also as the sole shareholder of the Trustee Company.
The Foundation is approved by the Australian Sports Foundation (ASF) including acceptable projects for tax-deductible purposes. * The Trustees of the Foundation will have the power to disperse the funds of the Foundation according to the purposes of Trust Deed To promote, support, develop and maintain the objects and the property of the Club and its standards, activities and facilities, .. To promote and fund the ongoing development and training (in areas pertaining to the game of golf and golf competition) of junior golfers (whether members of the Club or not) and promoting and encouraging junior golf in Victoria generally. Financing the acquisition of land, buildings facilities, water storages, machinery, equipment and any other property for the purposes or benefit of the Club; and Augmenting and assisting the Club in achieving its capital expenditure programme from time to time. To promote the study, research and development by the Club and Club Members and employees in the field of golf course maintenance, supervision, design and administration To promote and finance all activities and fields of endeavour whatsoever between the Club and any Affiliated Club as the Trustees may from time to time deem appropriate. * Under taxation law, a deductible gift requires a donor to transfer money voluntarily without the donor or an associate of the donor receiving or being entitled to receive in return, any material advantage or compensation (apart from the tax saving). The Kooringal Golf Club projects are approved and conducted under the charter of the Australian Sports Foundation Ltd (ABN 27 008 613 858)
Alan became involved in the Foundation focusing on the growth of the Kooringal Golf Club through wanting to increase Junior Membership and to provide financial assistance in the development of Junior Golfers. These goals will help sustain the long-term future of the Club. Alan is the current President of Kooringal Golf Club and, since joining the Board some 6 years ago, has been involved in many Club projects and initiatives and has special interest in Golf administration. Alan is married with two children and two granddaughters. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Director at HLB Mann Judd. Alan is a passionate though average golfer and a very passionate Western Bulldogs member.
Julie joined KGC in 2001. She loves the game of golf and knows that we are privileged to have such a first class golf club. She happily retired in 2014 having spent decades in corporate life within the Transport & Logistics industry. Since 2017 Julie has been a member of the Board and is currently chairing the membership committee. For the ongoing future success of the golf club we must work hard to initiate and develop programs to attract and retain our future generations. Another Western Bulldogs supporter!