Our People

Canterbury Masters Figure Skating Club

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Club Committee

Each year in March we hold our Annual General Meeting. The current 2023 Committee are as follows

  • Patron

    Arnold Schmidt

  • President

    Linda White

  • Vice President

    Jeanne Begej ONZM

  • Treasurer

    Vanessa Anderson

  • Secretary

    Vanessa Anderson

  • Test and competition secretary

    Jeanette King

  • Committee

    Kirsty Cox
    Emma Hodgson
    Alastair Christie

  • Hon Solicitor

    Peter Woods

  • Newsletter Editor

    Jeanne Begej

  • Past Patrons

    Kath Craven (to 2018)

Club Committee
Recognised for their outstanding contribution of service to our club

Life Members

June Laird

awarded with Life Membership March 2019.

Joined as a Foundation club member in 2004
Elected to the committee  2006
Elected as Club Secretary in  March 2007
Served as CMFSC Secretary 11 yrs from March 2007 to March 2018
Editor of Spiral Newsletter from  its inception 2005

June started skating as an Adult at age 50 retiring from skating in 2015 June competed as a member of Spectrum Synchronised Skating Team at NZ Club, Regional, & National Championships as well as Australian Championships.  

June also competed in dance and stroking events in our Club champs.

Arnold Schmidt

awarded with Life Membership March 2020.

Joined as Foundation club member in 2004
Elected to the committee  March 2007
Elected as Treasurer March 2008
Served as CMFSC Treasurer 12 yrs from March 2008 until March 2020

Arnold was stellar at keeping our finances in order and proved high quality financial guidance during these years.

Arnold started skating as an Adult skater at Age 66 in 2002 and retired in 2017 after having a fall and requiring surgery on his shoulder.  He passed NZIFSA Dance tests and competed in our Club Champs.

Elected as our Patron in 2020

Life Members
Remembering our past members

Those we have lost

Kath Craven


Foundation member in 2004
Committee Member (Social) from 2006
Club Patron from 2010

Charlene (Char) Pawson


Valued team member of Spectrum Synchronised skating team.

Joe Begej


Foundation member in 2004, our webmaster and late husband of our President Jeanne

Past Members
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