Current Northland Cricket Association Board Members 2021/22.
Brent Martin is a local chartered accountant and cricket fan. He has been involved with NCA in various roles as manager of the men’s first XI, pavilion sponsor, accounting advisor to NCA as well as associated cricket trusts and organisations, chair of the NCA finance committee and as a board member. Self described as an average but dedicated clubie and school cricketer, his sons now play the game.
Chris is General Manager at Far North Holdings the commercial arm of the Far North District Council. He has had careers in banking, finance, local government and now oversees the many operating and development interest of FHNL. Having lived in Kaitaia, Whangarei and Kerikeri he considers himself a true Northlander. He has attended both Whangarei Intermediate and Boys High and Kerikeri High Schools where he is currently also on the Board of Trustees. Chris is active in the maritime industry in New Zealand where he is Chairman of the New Zealand Marina Operators Association. Chris’s sporting interests were mainly in Rugby which he played for over 25 years and it was latter in life that he became involved in cricket playing Reserve grade cricket for Kerikeri – any very much now in retirement! He is a member of the Kerikeri Cricket Club Management Committee, is married with two kids one of which is actively playing cricket. Chris is passionate about the game and wants to see it grow in participation especially throughout the mid and upper areas of Northland.
Derek has a background in the commercial area at management and governance levels. Born and raised in Kaikohe, with a few years travelling and working in other parts, but back in Tai Tokerau since 1995. Involved in the Sports and Education areas, and especially interested in ensuring that all kids get a fair crack in environments that are positive and help develop good people. Has been coaching Junior cricket for a few years, and is interested in the game moving with the times, to ensure it remains attractive to all.