Waroona Amateur Basketball Association Inc.

Christine Germain

Christine commenced playing basketball at a young age, progressing to represent Waroona at South West Carnivals and Country Championships from 1974 to 1984. She coached all grades from Miniball through to Under 16 Girls from 1973 until approximately 2001, and during this time took on the role as South West Carnival Coach. Christine was also an accomplished umpire, helping out several times a week with Juniors (Boys & Girls) through to Women's and Men's competitions. She served as a valuable committee member, holding the position of Secretary from 1973 to 1985, as well as organising Country Championships, South West Carnivals, umpires and fundraising events.

Christine has also been involved in a huge number of community organisation locally, regionally and state-wide including Waroona Netball Committee, First President of the Waroona Soccer Club, Secretary of Waroona Golf Club, Secretary of the South West Women's Golf Association, Secretary/Treasurer of St John Ambulance 1990 - 2004 and Committee, Girl Guides Leader 1995-2003, Chairperson Waroona Community Resource Centre 2007-2017, Chief Hall Steward Waroona Agricultural Society 2009-2017, Coordinator of Carols by Candlelight 2009-2017, Secretary WA Square Trotters Association, Treasurer Australian Trotters Association, Peel Development Commission 2003 to 2017 and Peel Trails Group to name a few.

Christine has received many awards and accolades for her achievements including Life Membership for Waroona Amateur Basketball Association, Vice Chair Peel Development Commission, WALGA Long & Loyal Service Award, Premiers Australia Day Award and first woman to hold the position of Waroona Shire President.