Steve Towner has been announced as the Newcastle Permanent Football Far North Coast Volunteer of the month for June 2016.
Steve is the President of South Lismore Celtic FC, a role that he has held for nearly 20 years having previously been Treasurer and Registrar after first becoming a committee person at age 19. The Towner name is synonymous with South Lismore FC with Steve and his late father Barrie, both bestowed Life membership for services to the club. The family connection continues today with Steve’s daughter Sally and son-in-law Jeremy now on the club’s committee and several of his grandchildren now playing.
While Steve’s playing days ended many years ago, his career included attending the Under 17 State Titles and he was a talented and competitive player in the top tier competition locally for two decades. Steve was also previously a Director on the Soccer Far North Coast and later Football Far North Coast Boards where his wisdom and desire to progress the game has made a valuable contribution to the game.
Steve Towner is a genuine hardworking, passionate and dedicated person whose contribution to community football deserves special recognition. Congratulations to Steve Towner!!