KASK Membership• Only $35/year
• 6 Newsletters a year
• Forum & event invitations
President – Tim Muhundan
Job: As president, provide leadership and preside over monthly committee meetings. In conjunction with the committee members, review and align KASK goals and objectives with the long-term vision. Tim is also responsible for building relationships with partners and local clubs.
Tim is an experiened sea kayaker, C2C Certified Grade 2 / white water paddler and a Coastguard Boating Education certified instructor; He is the owner and developer of paddler.co.nz – a social media network and padding resource for New Zealand kayakers and multisporters.
Tim has been on the KASK committee for over three years and he has organized the Auckland Forum 2015 (Long Bay) and part of the Kayak Fest 2017 (Ponui Is) organisation team. Tim is also a Yakity Yak kayak club trip leader and has led many paddling trips. Currently Tim is training for the Coast to Coast 2018.
To fund his paddling addiction, Tim works as an independent consultant specialising Information Services Strategy and other geeky stuff. Tim specialises in Health Informatics, Big Data and Cyber Security.
KASK Publications & Safety – Paul Caffyn ONZM
Job: The newsletter editor, the most important job on the committee. Collects bad jokes and publishes the worst of them. Writes reports for coroners (leaving out the bad jokes) on kayaking accidents. Writes pamphlets, articles and books to help stop kayakers getting into trouble.
Web Administrator – Sandy Ferguson
Job: To edit what you are reading and hoping it makes sense.
Administration – Karen Grant
Job: Sorts out your membership and does the finances (and does rock climbing).
Committee – Peter Brooks
Committee – Robert Brown
Committee – Lois Cowan
Committee – Steve Flack
Committee & WSNZ Liaison – Ian McKenzie
Job: Committee & WSNZ Liaison.
Committee – Shaun Maclaren
Committee – David Welch
DoC Liaison – John Gumbley
Job: John is our DoC liaison.
KASK's aims are to:1. Promote and encourage the sport of sea kayaking
2. Promote safety standards
3. Develop techniques and equipment
4. Deal with issues of coastal access and protection
5. Organise sea kayak forums around the country
6. Publish the Sea Canoeist Newsletter and the KASK Handbook