fter 4 outstanding years leading the Rowville Football Club as President and over 30 years involved at the highest level within the AFL, David Howlett has made the decision to retire from football which will allow him to spend more time with his wife Bette, family and grandchildren.
It was Dave,s intention to stand down at the next AGM, however, he has decided to retire effect Sept 30th to allow the club to commence organising and planning for the upcoming 2015 season.
David joined the Rowville Football Club at a time when a much needed injection of energy and direction was required. Since taking the reigns David has been the driving force in a great number initiatives and improvements in and around the club. Hi lights of these consist of:
· The Division 2 premiership
· Reformation of junior teams within the club structure Returning the
club to a competitive driving force within Division 1 of the EFL
· Improving the hill terrace facilities and new Veranda
The club would like to recognise David’s outstanding effort and thank him for his passion, belief and tireless work for Rowville Football Club. The club would also like to recognise and thank Bette Howlett for supporting David in his persuits to drive the club forward.
With David’s retirement, Justin Grose, current Vice President, will step into an interim President role leading up to the club AGM to be held early in 2015.
The club has already begun planning for season 2015 and believe that we are well placed to continue our success across the entire club in 2015.