Central Coast Country Music Association Inc Our CCCMA Committee and Valued Assistants

Our CCCMA Committee and Valued Assistants

Let us introduce our Committee

Cathy Hogan -President / Public Officer and Entertainment Booking Agent for CCCMA

Cathy was first introduced to the CCCMA by founding members the McKenzie family in 1980. Cathy and her 6 children helped clear the grounds at Warnervale which was known as Warnervale Country Music Park which ran 3 festivals each year and featured all the top name country music performers around Australia and guests from USA. Cathy is a CCCMA life member and continues to promote country music.

Janet Schryver- Vice President

Janet first became interested Country Music in 2014 after seeing a CCCMA advertisement. She began regular monthly attendance at CCCMA events, and joined the Club as a Member. Janet became a Committee Member in 2016, Acting President in 2017, President in 2018, and a Committee Member in 2019. Janet is the Keyboard player in the Coastal Country Band and was playing with Midnight Sounds Band in Sydney, My own Band C’est,La Vie Trio & Duo as well as a Soloist at the Central Coast Leagues Club twice a week for 5years, Admirals Quarters Restaurant & Scenic Lounge also filling in as a Part-time Game Show Hostess.  v

Shirl Llewellyn – Treasurer

Shirl was a founding member of Nambucca Country Music Club and after 10 years moved with her family to Steel City CM Club where she was involved for some 15 years. Later she moved to the Central Coast and joined CCCMA in 2008. Shirl promotes not only the CCCMA but all country music clubs and performers. Shirl says she just loves country music and loves to encourage everyone to have a go as that is where we find the wonderful talent.

Hans Schryver- Publicity Officer

Hans first came to CCCMA roundup in 2014. Hans is a muscian and played in several top brass bands of The Salvation Army since childhood. Hans is the Regional Coordinator for The Salvation Army Strategic Emergency & Disaster Management Australia. Hans later joined the CCCMA committee in 2016 as a general committee member and later became our publicity officer. Hans once again holds the very important position of Publicity

Ross McGregor- Secretary

Ross is an independant artist with many awards in country music. Ross has been a member of CCCMA since the 80s and made his first appearance on the 1989 Warnervale Fathers Day Concert.

Lyn Nicholson- Committee

Lyn is a real country girl coming off the land. Lyn has loved country music all her life and has attended many Tamworth Festivals and has travelled to other countries just for country music. Lyn is a real asset to CCCMA

Shirley Watson – Committee

Shirley first joined as a member of CCCMA in 2018 after attending one of fundraising shows. Shirley became a committee member in 2019 and has been a big asset for CCCMA. You can find Shirley working in any area that is required. Shirl did a great job of running the kitchen whilst we were holding our workshop at Hamlyn Terrace. Shirley can now be seen running the sound system at all our shows at Halekulani Bowling Club.

Harry Packham- Committee

This is Harry’s fifth year on the CCCMA committee. He didn’t think he would find such a helpful group of country music lovers. Harry says “if you are looking to learn the guitar, sing or want to dust off the instrument you used to play, just come along to the CCCMA workshops and when you are ready, perform at the CCCMA roundup at the Hali. After 40 years of wanting to play the harmonica, Harry now can thank the support and encouragement of the CCCMA members.

Valued Assistants

Ian Kerr- CCCMA Compere and Entertainment advisor

Ian grew up on country music, a tragic ever since. Ian is a publicist for some talented local country artists and has worked on radio for many years. Ian joined CCCMA in 2014 and has worked tirelessly ever since promoting the CCCMA and all junior and senior talent.

Brian Hewitt- CCCMA Stage Manager

Brian has been a great supporter for CCCMA for some years now and keeps the club running smoothly on all our shows as Stage Manager as well as many other important jobs required on the days

Ty Starr – Web Development

New to the CCCMA in 2021 but a long time Country Music fan and musician for over 40 years. Ty has organised this great web site for CCCMA.