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Volunteers' Week 2023 💛💚

Volunteer: Karen Smith

Driving Excellence as Vice Chairperson of Portico Vine ARLFC

Portico Vine is fortunate to have Karen Smith, a passionate and driven Vice Chairperson, as a key member of their leadership team. With her unwavering commitment, extensive experience, and invaluable contributions, Karen plays a pivotal role in driving excellence and fostering a strong sense of community within the club.

💚 Karen brings a wealth of experience to her role as Vice Chairperson at Portico Vine ARLFC. With a deep-rooted passion for rugby league and a comprehensive understanding of the sport, she has spent years immersing herself in various aspects of club management. Her expertise extends across areas such as strategic planning, communications, registrations, sponsorship, and player development. Karen's multifaceted skill set and broad knowledge base make her an invaluable asset to the club's leadership team.

💛As Vice Chairperson, Karen Smith plays a crucial role in shaping the strategic direction of Portico Vine. With her exceptional leadership skills and visionary mindset, she collaborates closely with the Chairman and other committee members to set goals, devise strategies, and ensure the club's long-term success. Karen's ability to think strategically and make well-informed decisions aids in creating a sustainable and thriving environment for players, coaches, and supporters.

💚Karen understands the importance of fostering a sense of community within a sports club. She actively promotes inclusivity, ensuring that Portico Vine ARLFC welcomes individuals from all backgrounds and abilities. Karen strives to strengthen the bonds between the club and the wider community. Her efforts contribute to building a supportive and diverse fan base that stands behind the club through thick and thin.

💚Karen understands the importance of nurturing and developing players both on and off the field. She actively supports initiatives that focus on player development, well-being, child welfare and education. Karen ensures that Portico Vine provides an environment where players can reach their full potential. Her commitment to player welfare reflects the club's dedication to holistic development and the long-term success of its athletes.

💛Karen's exceptional leadership, vast experience, and unwavering commitment have positioned her as an influential figure within Portico Vine ARLFC. As Vice Chairperson, she plays a critical role in driving excellence, fostering community engagement, and ensuring the club's sustainable growth. Karen's strategic vision, inclusive mindset, and dedication to player development make her an invaluable asset to the club's leadership team. Her contributions truly exemplify the spirit of teamwork, inclusivity, and the pursuit of excellence that defines Portico Vine ARLFC both on and off the field.

You will often see Karen helping out in the clubhouse on match days and events, and when you don't see her in person, you will most likely hear from her via WhatsApp!

Thank you Karen for everything that you do! 💚💛


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