Wayne Leslie Satchell, MBE.
Mr Wayne Satchell is currently the Branch Manager of Brian Bell Plaza in Boroko (PNG) where he has been since 2000. He was a assigned the task of beginning the Sports Section at Brian Bell Limited in 2003 and developing the Sports Store at the Plaza in Boroko as well as setting up a Sports Section throughout the company in the branch locations: - Home Centre at Gordon, Lae, Mt. Hagen, Goroka, Madang and Kokopo. Before Brian Bell, Mr Satchell was the Gibson Chemicals General Manager (1985 to 1999), Pizza Hut Cairns Branch Manager (1984 to 1985), Steamships Trading Company Ltd Branch Manager (1982 to 1984), PC Eneterprises General Manager (1981 to 1982), Universal Trading Ltd (1979 to 1981) and the Steamships Trading Company Ltd Departmental Manager/Sales Assistant (1975 to 1979). Outside his professions, Mr Satchell was on the East Asia Pacific (EAP) Advisory Group Member (2004 to 2007) and PNG Rugby League Judicial Member (1996 to 2002). Mr Satchell has played a very significant role in the development of cricket in Papua New Guinea. He was a representative player from 1975 to 1990 and was also the Secretary/Treasurer from 1979 to 2009. For his services to cricket, Mr Satchell was given the Queen’s Birthday Honour – “Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire” (MBE) For Services to the Community and Cricket (Sports) in 2011, He was also given the International Cricket Council (ICC) Volunteer Award in 2010. Mr Satchell was given Life Membership at Cricket PNG in 2003.
Mr. Kuhaseelan Rajadurai (Kuhasee) CPA A, CPA PNG is the Principal of his own accounting firm, Raja & Associates with twenty (20) years of Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Management and Consultancy experience in Papua New Guinea. He also holds directorship in other private companies in PNG and Australia. He served the CPNG Board for a period of nine (9) continuous years (2005-2014) as the Honorary National Treasurer. During his tenure, he played a key role in transforming CPNG by promoting good governance, transparency and accountability. He ensured no loss of funding for game development in Papua New Guinea by illustrating sound financial management to International Cricket Council (ICC), sponsors and other stakeholders. He was also instrumental in developing other key initiatives at the Board level, which assisted CPNG in achieving ODI status in 2014. Rajadurai has captained and represented Port Moresby III in the National Championship in2003/2004. He is still an active player in Port Moresby Cricket Association competition. He is also a Level 1 accredited coach. At present, he is a member of International Cricket Council’s Code of Conduct Committee. Mr Rajadurai served nine (9) years on the Cricket PNG Board and was Life Membership at Cricket PNG in 2014.
Mitchell (Mitch) Lutschini ML
Mr Mitch Lutschini arrived in PNG, Southern Highlands (Erave) in 1983, where he worked on privately owned coffee plantation and a dolomite mine. He was employed by two (2) family owned business's only- the Neville and Constantinou families, during his time in PNG. During his time in PNG, Mr Lutschini was involved with the management of numerous sporting clubs including Port Moresby (POM) Speedway Association, South Pacific Motor Sports Club, Milne Bay Game Fishing Club, Cameron Club Alotau and Cricket PNG, in either capacities of President or Deputy. After the death of Sir George Constantinou Kt CBE in 2008, became General Manger of Hebou Constructions (PNG) Ltd. He was then elected to the Cricket PNG Board in 2009 as the Infrastructure and Development Director not long after Hebou Construction (PNG) Ltd had committed to sponsor Cricket PNG’s National Cricket Championship the HEBOU SHIELD in 2010. He then became the Deputy Chairman for over five (5) years and contributed significantly in the development of facilities and cricket in PNG. He always stated to the players in PNG, whenever he spoke with them - "play the game for the love of the game" Mr Lutschini was awarded the Member of The Order of Logohu in the 2012 Queens New Years Honours List, for recognition of services to the Construction Industry and Development of Sport in PNG (Cricket). Mr Lutschini is currently consulting to various civil earthmoving and construction companies. Mr Lutschini was given Life Membership at Cricket PNG in 2015
Mr William Maha, originally from Keapara Village in Central Province, now resides in Lae in the Morobe Province played a major role in the development of cricket and Australian Rules Football (AFL) in PNG. Maha’s AFL career saw him captain PNG Junior Aussie Rules Team in the tour of Australia (1976 & 78), represent PNG against Australian Gold Coast (1978, 79 & 80) and also was invited to pre-season training with Fitzroy Football Club (now Brisbane Lions) in 1978. Maha’s decorated cricket career saw him represent PNG in four (4) consecutive ICC Trophy Tournaments (1982, 1986, 1990 as captain & 1994), officiate as an Umpire in the 1997 ICC Trophy Tournament in Malaysia, represent PNG in cricket against Fiji in the 1983 Shell Shield Test, captain PNG Cricket Team in the 1987 6th Pacific Games in Noumea , captain PNG Cricket Team in the 1989 North Queensland Tour, represent PNG in cricket in the 1991 Pacific Games and officiate as an Umpire PNG vs MCC in Port Moresby in 1999. As a Sports Administrator, Mr Maha was the Secretary PNG Aussie Rules Football Council, Coordinator of the 6th National Sport Conference, Goroka 1986, Secretary Port Moresby Rules Football League, Secretary Port Moresby Cricket Association, Chairman Port Moresby Cricket Association, Chairman Eastern Highlands Cricket Association, Chairman Lae Cricket Association and Chairman Cricket PNG. Mr Maha became the 24th player to wear the Baggy Black (Senior PNG Team), 5th Captain of the PNG National Team (1987-90) and the 4th Chairman of Cricket PNG (2001-05). Mr Maha was given Life Membership at Cricket PNG in 2015.
Mr Kila Vuivagi, originally from Hula Village in Central Province, now resides in Lae in the Morobe Province played a major role in the development of cricket in Lae. Mr Vuivagi has been involved with Lae Cricket Association (LCA) since the early 1980’s, where he has been a player and club administrator as well as the Secretary and President of LCA. As a player, Mr Vuivagi represented the senior PNG Team in the 1982 ICC Trophy in England where he became the 22nd player to wear the Baggy Black (Senior PNG Team). Currently he is still heavily involved in LCA and was the coach of Team Morobe at the 2014 PNG Games in Lae. LCA awarded Mr Vuivagi their Life Membership in 2015.