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VCA BOARD

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Mark Stafford

President

Mr. Mark Stafford has held the esteemed position of President of the Vanuatu Cricket Association since 1991, demonstrating his enduring commitment to the association. His contributions extend beyond administrative duties, as he represented Vanuatu in the National Men's Team at significant events such as the 1991 South Pacific Games in Port Moresby, PNG, and the 2001 Pacifica Cup in Auckland. In addition to his role as President, Mr. Stafford has ascended to positions of greater responsibility, now serving on the ICC Chief Executive Committee and occupying the crucial role of Director of Finance on the VCA Board.

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Garry Blake

Director of High Performance

Mr. Garry Blake, Director of High Performance, boasts an impressive tenure of nearly 15 years on the Vanuatu Cricket Association Board. A seasoned player himself, he has shared the field with former National Men's Captain, Andrew Mansale, lending his expertise to the development of cricket in Vanuatu. Mr. Blake's unwavering support extends to grassroots cricket, where he actively champions his club team, the Paama Sharks, showcasing his commitment to nurturing talent at all levels within the sport.

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Neil Malosu

Director Club Cricket

Mr. Neil Malosu, a member of the VCA board, actively contributes through his role in the Club Cricket Sub-Committee, alongside Mr. Mark Hurley. With a background as a former employee of the VCA, Mr. Malosu's extensive experience adds significant value to the board. His insights and innovative ideas aim to enhance club cricket in Vanuatu. Additionally, as one of the founding members of the Mighty Saints Cricket Club, his passion for the sport is evident in his ongoing commitment to its development.

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Henry Vira

Director

Mr. Henry Vira, appointed to our board in 2023, brings extensive experience and dedication to cricket. Formerly Director General of various ministries and directing multiple NGOs, his leadership is exemplary. Currently with the World Bank, his insights enrich our decisions. As the father of current national men's team player, Jamal Vira, his personal investment in cricket is profound. His longstanding support for Vanuatu Cricket showcases his passion for its advancement.

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Nigel Morrison

Chairman

Mr. Nigel Morrison, currently serving as the chairman of the Vanuatu Cricket Association, is renowned as one of the finest umpires in Vanuatu Cricket, both locally and internationally. With over a decade of involvement in the sport, Mr. Morrison remains dedicated to its development in Vanuatu, with a particular focus on umpiring. His expertise and commitment are evident through his role as the current umpire's representative on the VCA Board, where he continues to contribute significantly to the growth and enhancement of cricket in the region.

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Damian Smith

Director of Facilities

Mr. Damien Smith holds the pivotal role of Chairman of the selectors panel, entrusted with the selection of all VCA National Teams. As a former opening batter for Vanuatu Cricket's National Men's Team, his leadership on the board is fortified by his extensive experience in international cricket. Mr. Smith's profound understanding of the international cricketing landscape uniquely qualifies him to ensure the VCA selects top-tier teams to represent Vanuatu in all international competitions.

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Richard Simeon

Director

Mr. Richard Simeon's reappointment to the Board underscores his esteemed status and extensive experience within Vanuatu Cricket. A former national player for the National Men's Team, his return brings invaluable insights and a deep understanding of the sport's intricacies. With ties to Malapoa College and the Presbyterian Church, Mr. Simeon is a cherished asset to the VCA Board, offering a wealth of knowledge and a strong connection to the local community.

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Patrick Haines

Director
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Mark Dunn

Treasurer

Mr. Mark Dunn, Treasurer of the Vanuatu Cricket Board, not only brings his passion for cricket from his playing days with the local club, Paama Sharks, but also carries valuable professional experience as the Former General Manager of Origin Energy in Vanuatu. His commitment to cricket extends beyond the field, as he actively engages in all aspects of the VCA, from grassroots club competitions to fundraising endeavors for the National Women's Team. Mr. Dunn's jovial personality and outstanding leadership make him a beloved figure in the Vanuatu cricketing community.

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Mark Hurley

Director Club Cricket

Mr. Mark Hurley, a dedicated member of the VCA Board, leads the Club Cricket Sub-Committee in collaboration with Mr. Neil Malosu, both of whom maintain active roles within their respective clubs. As a former wicketkeeper for the National Men's Squad during the early 2000s, Mr. Hurley brings a wealth of cricketing experience to the board. Although he has retired from national duties, his commitment to the sport remains strong, evident through his continued involvement with the North Efate Bush Pigs. Furthermore, Mr. Hurley serves as Vanuatu Cricket's Legal Representative on the board, ensuring legal matters are handled effectively.

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Tom Adams

Director

Mr. Tom Adams, a director on the VCA board and current club captain at North Efate Bushpigs, also serves as the Chief Operating Officer at an Accounting Firm in Vanuatu. With a strong commitment to cricket, he actively supports its development at all levels, both domestically and internationally. His dedication to fostering the sport's growth is evident through his unwavering advocacy for Club Cricket in Vanuatu and his contributions to the global cricketing community.

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Tim Cutler

CEO

Mr. Tim Cutler was appointed as the Vanuatu Cricket CEO in 2021. Cutler has a wealth of knowledge in cricket and administration having previously been the CEO of cricket Hong Kong and pioneered the Emerging Cricket platform.

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