OUR DIRECTORS

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Mario Cocciolone
President

I am currently a Director and CFO of several wholesale, distribution and manufacturing companies.

I have previously served as a Director with Dick Smith Electronics and as General Manager of Myer Department Stores, NSW.

As the son of a Foundation member, I have joined the Board with the hope of securing a long and prosperous future for the Club, in recognition of the hard work and cultural beliefs of those who came before us.

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Raymond Nasso
Vice President

Raymond has lived in the local area for over 30 years and is proud of his Calabrese heritage. Married to Rosa for over 30 years, with 3 adult children.

He has been a business owner for over 40 years covering a wide range of industries including Clubs, entertainment, wholesale and retail.

Raymond has a passion for maintaining strong links to his Italian heritage for the next generation which is why he joined the Board to assist in its ongoing success.

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Rita Murer
Secretary

As the daughter of a Foundation Member, my passion is to retain the mission of the originating founders for a facility that brings together Club members, their families and friends within the Northwest region of Sydney.

I have had a successful career with St.George Bank & Westpac, spanning over 20 years. Together with my fellow Directors, I wish to continue our strong ties to our Italian heritage and culture – this is what drives me to retain the legacy of my father and his co-founders of the CSI Club.

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Rita Di Stefano
Treasurer

I’m passionate about the rule of law, my family, as well as my Italian heritage and I’m excited to be involved in the CSI Club to help it grow and prosper.

Being a mum to two Australian born children and a Nonna to two cheeky grandchildren, I want to ensure that they, and future generations, have the opportunity to learn about and experience our rich Italian culture through the Club.

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Adrian Murer
Public Officer

I have over 40 years experience in organisational project and stakeholder management as well as international representational experience a s a result of working in the Australian Defense Force.

I’m thrilled I can use my skills to help establish the CSI Club as a leading Sport and Recreational destination in North Western Sydney.

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Mario Valensise
Director

A son of a Foundation member and a real estate agent with over 25 years of experience. I grew up in Schofields and am proud to serve on the Board to help keep the dream alive for the Club and its members.

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Bortolo Baitieri
Director
As the son of a Foundation member I am extremely proud of the legacy my parents left after migrating to Australia from Italy tor a better life.
The hardships they endured warrants my determination to continue the journey they started. I have over 35 years working in Rugby League from playing the sport as well as working in sports administration and development.
I have strong communication and problem- solving skills and have helped to manage major events including Rugby league World Cups and Rugby league Commonwealth Championships
Maurizio Fabrizi
Director
An experienced and accomplished Senior Manager within the travel industry with over 30 years experience in managing national sales and marketing teams, project management, coaching, mentoring and strategy.
I am honored to apply these skills in building upon the strong foundations left by the CSI Club’s Foundation members so that we and the next generation have a community that will continue to embody our Italian heritage, culture and traditions for many years to come.