Sorrento SLSC, Western Australia
Roger is a familiar face at surf sport carnivals and events as he officiates all age groups from Nippers through to Masters. Roger was Referee for all rounds of the SunSmart WA Surf League. He is an invaluable asset to Sorrento SLSC, always willing to help and mentor new officials, has an approachable nature, great communication and ability to handle high pressure situations.
Carlton Park SLSC, Tasmania
Craig has provided exemplary service as an Official throughout this season as a Referee, Area Referee and as Carnival Referee for the Junior SLS Championships. It was at this event where Craig showed great leadership skills in trying weather conditions and identified courses of action for the safety of competitors. Craig is decisive, calm and has become a role model for junior athletes.
Brighton SLSC, South Australia
Brett is a Level 1 Official with a preference for the beach area. Brett brings passion and fun to the beach with a friendly and positive disposition. Brett was promoted to the position of Deputy Carnival Referee, a role he took with gusto and enthusiasm. Brett also sits on the SA Surf Sports Advisory Committee and is the Brighton Club House Manager.
Point Leo SLSC, Victoria
Tamara is a fair, positive, dedicated and highly skilled role model for officiating in surf life saving. The first female Referee to lead a national surf boat carnival, the ASRL Open held at Mollymook, and was Referee for the National Surf Boat Team selection event. Tamara is a representative on the SLSA Surf Boat Panel and Lifesaving Victoria Aquatic Sports Executive. Tamara embodies the values and dedication of modern surf life saving.
Evans Head-Casino SLSC, New South Wales
Debbie has been an Official for Evans Head-Casino for 23 years. Her positive and supportive attitude saw her become the first female Referee for the NSW Country Championships for 2019 and 2020. Debbie is a mentor for new officials providing advice for assessments and carnival planning and was Chief Judge (Masters) and Video Judge (Opens) at Aussies 2019. A highlight for Debbie was being named Team Manager for the NSW Country Team.
Etty Bay SLSC, Queensland
Stuart is a Level 2 Official and is passionate and supportive of all things Surf Sports. Since gaining his Officials badge, Stuart has been Carnival Referee or Deputy Referee at all Branch Carnivals. He is dedicated and works hard to ensure carnivals run efficiently. Stuart sets up the arenas, performs constant checks and maintains communication with all water safety, athletes and officials.