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Contact/Committee Information

FCAV 2019/2020 COMMITTEE MEMBERS

President - Ms Sylvia Coombe

Ms Sylvia Coombe was elected as the current 2019/2020 President of the Fijian Community Association Victoria Inc.(FCAV). Sylvia was also the Treasurer of FCAV for the last two years. She is a proud Fijian Australian, born in Suva and raised in Nadi. She migrated to Melbourne, Australia in 1989 where she completed her higher education. She is a current senior management professional in the Public Transportation industry and an avid Collingwood supporter. Her passion for the welfare of others and the community sees her spending most of her spare time volunteering as a firefighter for her local fire brigade (CFA).

FCAV Executive Committee Members:

President-Ms Sylvia Coombe - email: president@fijianassociationvic.com
Vice-President- Mr Martin Chanel - email: vicepresident@fijianassociationvic.com
Secretary-Mrs Katarina Driu -  email: secretary@fijianassociationvic.com

Treasurer-Mrs Ashwinita Ackers - email: treasurer@fijianassociationvic.com

Mr Vonivate T Driu (Education, Language and Culture) - email: vtdriu@fijianassociationvic.com
Mr Ifereimi Nadore (Youth and Sports) - email: inadore@fijianassociationvic.com
Dr Shawn Ackers (Projects and Business) - email: drackers@fijianassociationvic.com
Ms Ema Corfe (Fundraising and Events) - email: ecorfe@fijianassociationvic.com

SUB-COMMITTEES:

1. FCAV PROJECTS AND BUSINESS

Dr Shawn Ackers-Chair
Ms Sylvia Coombe
Mrs Katarina Driu
Mr Gyanendra Reddy
Mr Martin Channelt
Mrs Ashwinita Ackers
Mr Jotame Ratabua

2. FCAV FUNDRAISING AND EVENTS

Ms Ema Corfe-Chair
Mrs Limiva Nabalarua
Ms Litiana Corfe
Mrs Katarina Driu
Ms Sylvia Coombe

Ms Vani Marshall

3. FCAV EDUCATION, LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

Mr Vonivate T Driu - Chair

Ms Heather Carr

Mr Samuela Tiqatabua

Mr Eroni Lewaqai

Ms Yasmine Kailomai

FCAV YOUTH AND SPORTS

 

Mr Ifereimi Nadore-Chair

Mr Jese Ratu

Mr Josua Delaibatiki

Ms Esther Ledua

Mrs Kalelia Coriakula

Mr Joji Lewaqai

Mr Emori Rokobose

 

We would like to welcome all our new committee members to FCAV, and wish them all the best in what shapes up to be an exciting, and hopefully another successful year for FCAV.

The Executive Committee includes:

1. President

2. Vice-President.

3. Secretary

4. Treasurer

5. (4 Chairman from the Sub-Committees)

The Sub-Committees includes the Chairperson and members. The 4 Sub-Committees includes the:

1. FCAV Education, Youth and Sports

2. FCAV Projects and Business.

3. FCAV Religion/Language and Culture

4. FCAV Fundraising and Events

 

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS 2017

 

2017 FCAV President, Mr Vonivate Tawase Driu.

President: Mr Vonivate Tawase Driu (Chairman - FCAV Youth and Sports)

                                                                 email: president@fijianassociationvic.com / vtawase@hotmail.com

                                                                 mobile number: 0420 848 896

Vice President: Mrs Finau Valetini

Secretary: Mrs Katarina Driu

                                                                 email: kvdriu@yahoo.com

                                                                 mobile number: 0449 174 058

Treasurer: Ms Sylvia Chand

 

GENERAL COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

1. Rev Tepola Raicebe

2. Waisake Radroro

3. Luse Kinivuwai

4. Jotame Ratabua

5. Audrey Dropsy

6. Eroni Lewaqai (Chairman - Language/Culture/Education and Religion)

​7. Inoke Buli

8. Temalesi Lagi

9. Viliame Raqauqau

10. Suliasi Dauniyasawa

11. Lusi Varea

12. Inoke Qarau

13. Makelesi Morell

14. Makelesi Roberts

15. Simione Kaitani (Chairman - Projects and Business)

16.  Seleima Tuisowaqa

17. Waisele Mataitoga

18. Vakacegu Raqauqau

19. Charlottee Sovea​

 

MEMBERS RESIGNATION LEADS TO RESHUFFLE:

Mrs Finau Valetini has now filled the Vice-President's post after the resignation of Mr Yisrael Avraham and Committee member, Mr Max Ross Knight. The FCAV Committee wished them well in their future endeavours.

Replacing Mr Knight in the Committee is Mr Inoke Buli.

MEET YOUR NEWLY ELECTED 2017 FCAV COMMITTEE

 

The Fijian Community Association Victoria has elected it's new Committee Members to guide the Association through 2017 in it's Annual General Meeting held on Wednesday the 25th of January 2017 at the Melbourne Fijian Uniting Church Hall, 9 Burton Street, Chadstone. Last Year's Vice President, Mr Vonivate Driu, was elected as the new President's taking the leadership role from Mr Eroni Lewaqai who was the interim President leading up to the election. Mr Yisrael Avraham was elected as the Vice-President and Sylvia Chand was voted in as the new Treasurer taking over from Mr Max Knight.

The Fijian Community Association Victoria welcomes our new team to lead us in 2017 and looks forward to a great year of Community Service.

 

2016 COMMITTEE MEMBERS ANNOUNCEMENT

We are delighted to announce the new Committee members of FCAV that were voted in on our 1st Annual General Meeting of
the Fijian Community Association Victoria that was held at the YWAM Base, 1 KENT ROAD, SURRY HILLS on Saturday 28TH MAY 2016 and congratulate Mr Eroni Lewaqai on his appointment as President of the Fijian Community Association in Victoria.

Our new members have a range of backgrounds in communications, education, administration, auditing, finance and business management and will use their experiences and knowledge to guide and lead FCAV to success.

We look forward to their contribution to the Board and the efforts they will catalyze for our Fijian community.

Please join us in welcoming our new Committee members:

Mr Eroni Lewaqai-President

Mr Vonivate Driu - Vice-President

Mr Max Knight -Treasurer

Mrs Katarina Driu- Secretary

Ms Sisi Howard - Committee

Mr Jotame Ratabua -Committee

Ms Sylvia Coombes - Committee

Mr Yisrael Avraham- Committee

God Bless!

 

 

NOTICE OF FIRST ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING



Notice is hereby given that the 1st Annual General Meeting of
the Fijian Community Association Victoria will be held at the YWAM Base, 1 KENT ROAD, SURRY HILLS 3127 at 7.00pm (Melbourne time) on Saturday 28TH MAY 2016

AGENDA
1. Acceptance of Proxies by Secretary
2. Receive Annual Report 2014/2015
3. Elect Officers for new term 2016/2017
4. General Business

***Meeting Closed****

Refreshments provided

HOW TO VOTE
Financial members are eligible to vote and can vote by attending AGM in person, by proxy or authorised representative. (Note: Proxy need to be FCAV member)

GENERAL MEMBERS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND
-Come and meet the dedicated volunteers of FCAV
-Hear our activities, achievements and where we are heading!