The Tahiti Cruise Club is administrated by an Executive Board elected by the General Assembly from among the members of the association, within four different Voters’ categories:
- Shipping & Travel Agencies
- Public & non-public Institutions & Agencies
- Private Professionnals
The Board members are elected for three years and may be re-elected for no more than two mandates.
The Executive Board’s mission is to provide guidance to the association’s activity and vote the budget of the financial year. The Board approves the annual accounts and controls the activities of the Bureau.
The Executive Board selects from among its members a Bureau composed of one President, one Secretary, one Treasurer. They are elected for a three-year period and may be re-elected. The Bureau coordinates the daily activities and carries the administrative matters of the association.
The president: He leads the association and chairs the Bureau, the General Assembly and the Executive Board.
The secretary: The Secretary is in charge of the writing and retaining of the minutes. He/she ensures that the association’s files and special register are kept in an appropriate manner.
The treasurer: The Treasurer prepares a financial report of the association for the General Assembly before adopting the annual accounts of the fiscal year.
He leads the association and chairs the Bureau, the General Assembly and the Executive Board.
Mr Bud GILROY
Born in Tahiti, Mr Bud Gilroy started his career in the shipping and custom clearance operations at Transit Sat Nui for more than ten years. Since 2012, he has been managing Agence Maritime de Fare Ute, one of the most important shipping agencies in French Polynesia. He is the President of the Tahiti Cruise Club since 2016; an association consisting of cruise specialists sharing their knowledge and network to revitalize and stimulate the sector, in partnership with the local government and various institutions.
The Secretary is in charge of the writing and retaining of the minutes. He/she ensures that the association’s files and special register are kept in an appropriate manner.
The Treasurer prepares a financial report of the association for the General Assembly before adopting the annual accounts of the fiscal year.
Mr Torea COLAS
Torea Colas holds a master in Sales & Marketing. With a taste for international trade, he decides to return to his native island, Tahiti, in 2001 to join the Foreign Trade Department of French Polynesia. A year later, he joins the Tourism Board of French Polynesia and decides to devote his career to the tourism development of the Islands of Tahiti. After a short experience as Technical Advisor to the Minister of Economy and Tourism of French Polynesia, he joins Air Tahiti Nui in 2007 where he acts today as Marketing & Communication Director. His ambition is to participate to the economic growth of his country through the development of its tourism industry.