Life member – Alexia Harriss

Lexie started with the Club as a junior around 1960, playing A grade and representing Far North Coast . She coached junior boys and the St Mary’s schoolgirl team. Lexie was our Club’s umpire, backing up year after year umpiring many games each weekend. When she wasn’t umpiring, she was doing canteen duties. Lexie assisted with FNC junior umpire clinics and examinations. She was on the Ballina Sport’s Club Committee for the construction of playing fields at Kingsford Smith Park . Later she was part of the organising committee for Club carnivals to pay for the relocation of the floodlights from Hampton to Kingsford Smith Park. She assisted in the organisation of the annual street stall, a major fund raiser for the women’s Club for many, many years. Alexia was Club secretary in 1972 to 1974; Club president in 1976 and 1990; and was award Best Female Club Member 1989 and 1990.

Lexie was inducted as life member Ballina Hockey Club in 1982.

Lexie continues to be involved with our club for another 30 years into the 2020s, playing in vets and helping out in our canteen)