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The American Club is Singapore’s favourite Social and Sports Club, a unique private community where Members ofmore than 60 nationalities with diverse and dynamic cultureand their families enjoy superb facilities, outstanding dining expereience and a high level of service.
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Oct 2, 2022
To create a vibrant community with a distinct American culture; a place that families can proudly call their home away from home.
We are in the happiness business, striving to enrich the lives of our Members, employees, guests and partners through fun, food, fitness and family, delivered with passion and pride.
The governance structure of the Club is that it is member-owned. There are 25 committees which provide plenty of opportunities to get involved as a volunteer. The committees support the Club management through strategic counsel and policy making.
Only the General Committee (GC) has approval power.
Each year at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) in November, six spots are available for election/re-election for a two-year tenure. From the GC, the Executive Committee (EXCO) is formed each year in April.
If Members wish to volunteer on any of the Committees, please fill up the online Volunteer Interest Form.
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Ashok K. Lalwani
American Association Singapore
American Women’s Association
Canadian Association President
Col Russ Corwin
US Embassy Representative
Everyday is Earth Day at
At The American Club, we are committed to enhancing sustainability and expanding environmentally-friendly practices.
Here are some of the green initiatives that the Club has adopted over the years and in doing so, has enabled us to strive towards ongoing sustainability.
• Meat alternatives on the Club's restaurant menus
• Biodegradable straws in all restaurants
• Recycling and sorting bins are located throughout the Club
• Food takeaway packaging are made from sustainable materials
• Sale of reusable tumblers and coffee cups at Central
• All lighting fixtures have been replaced with LED bulbs that are energy efficient and emit less heat
Rick joined The American Club on October 21, 2020. Rick brings a remarkable career spanning multiple continents and more than 30 years’ service & management experience to his position.
After beginning his career in retail, and then the airline industry, Rick moved into the world of sports club management. From 2002, he managed some of Australia’s most renowned golf clubs before taking over as the General Manager of the prestigious Hong Kong Cricket Club in 2012. After a three-and-a-half-year stint at the helm, he moved back to Australia where he managed the Blairgowrie Yacht Squadron and was Sports Project Manager at Melbourne Cricket Club before taking over as CEO of Disabled Wintersport Australia.
In addition to his expansive management portfolio, Rick has undertaken formal management training and post-graduate education across a wide range of service-based industries, including an MBA from Deakin University and a professional certification from Harvard University.
Senior Director of Finance
Angie oversees the Club’s Accounts, Store, Payroll, Purchasing and IT functions. She played a key role in formulating the Club’s five-year business plan and launched an enhanced cash flow management system which helped drive growth in revenue and Gross Operating Profit.
Angie also spearheaded the Club’s digital transformation to integrate new IT systems including a booking app, membership app and point-of-sale system.
A seasoned Finance professional, Angie has held finance leadership roles in the hospitality, retail and service industries, including listed companies. Some of her past achievements include the successful acquisition of two hotels in North Asia for Park Hotel Group and securing favorable refinancing to help retail giant, CK Tang, get back on track financially.
Director of Food & Beverage
Dan oversees the planning and operations of the Club’s dining and retail outlets. He was instrumental in setting up TAC2Go! and Bottles2Go!, the Club’s popular delivery service, and is continually working with his team to expand service offerings.
Dan also launched two programs for wine aficionados – UNCORKED, a club for fellow vinophiles to connect and learn more about wine, and the Club’s signature Virtual Wine Tasting sessions.
Dan is an accomplished chef and has more than 20 years of senior management experience in the hospitality industry. As a Food & Beverage Program specialist, Dan’s achievements include the regional expansion of Brewerkz Restaurants & Microbreweries and Bangalore-based Habanero Foods International.
Director of People Development
Mylene joined the Club in early September 2022. She is in charge of overseeing the Club’s People Development and Training team.
Mylene was formerly the Human Resource Director at Singapore Swimming Club for seven years before joining The American Club. A seasoned HR professional with vast experience in the hospitality industry, Mylene incorporates a consultative approach into her work and is able to effectively develop, implement and sustain positive change in the workplace.
Mylene’s ability to establish collaborative union partner-management relationships has allowed her to maintain a perfect track record of zero reported staff grievances.
Director of Membership & Marketing
Rachel oversees the Club’s Membership and Marketing Communication functions. She was pivotal in creating a refreshed content strategy, resulting in an exponential growth in member engagement across all digital touchpoints. She also spearheaded the Club’s new website redevelopment project by modernizing its interface and ensuring seamless user interaction, in an effort to attract new Members and enhance existing Members’ online experience.
Rachel is a marketing champion with vast experience in advertising and brand management in Southeast Asia and China. In the span of her career, she has created integrated campaigns focused on customer acquisition, engagement and loyalty for major consumer brands and government agencies.
Assistant Director of Club Services
Eleen oversees the operation and growth of sên Spa, Youth and Bowling. She played a pivotal role in the reopening of sên Spa in 2013, and the design and redevelopment of the spa in 2017. Eleen conceptualized the Signature Jade Radiance Facial, a highly sought-after service at the spa. She also helped to bring in robust retail offerings with hard-to-find brands in Singapore, making them accessible to Members.
In 2016, she won the Best Education Award by Aveda, a testament of her contributions in the world of wellness.
Eleen is a long-time hospitality professional who has worked in Singapore, Australia and Macau. She developed spa and leisure programs for brands like Swissôtel, Conrad, City of Dreams and Wynn.
Assistant Director of Fitness & Leisure
Mark oversees the Fitness and Recreational operations and activities in the Club. He played a key role in bringing back golf socials and events in response to a growing community of avid golfers at the Club. With health and well-being becoming increasingly important, Mark and his team are working to expand the Club’s offerings beyond fitness and leisure to include more holistic wellness activities.
Mark is one of the most experienced Sport and Recreation professionals in the Singapore, with a career in Club management spanning 20 years across Singapore Cricket Club, The British Club, Singapore Swimming Club and The Tanglin Club.
Assistant Director of Facilities and Security
Nerang oversees the operation of Engineering, Housekeeping and Security in the Club. He leads the Green Team in the Sustainable Working Group, where his energy saving initiatives has helped the Club save significant amounts on utilities cost every month. Nerang also played an important role in the Club’s redevelopment project in ensuring compliance to building and safety standards.
Some of Nerang’s achievements include the setting up and commissioning of cleanrooms in Malaysia ranging from Class 10 to Class 1000 and a medical plant in Chai Chee, where he won an Exemplary Employee Award for his contributions.
Nerang is a certified Water Efficiency Manager and also a Senior Fire Safety Manager registered with the Singapore Civil Defence Force.
Assistant Director of Member Services
Julie oversees the Concierge, Thinkspace and the Libraries in the Club. A seasoned hospitality professional, Julie successfully restructured and streamlined the Front Office and Thinkspace’s functions by establishing high service standards for daily operations and service excellence. She also developed a set of professional grooming guideline to upgrade the team members’ image and presentation.
Julie brings with her a long experience from the airline industry. She was a former flight attendant and cabin crew trainer with Silkair where she has mastered the art of customer service and training teams.
Julie is currently pursuing a Diploma in Business Practice – Hospitality Management.
Top 100 Platinum City Clubs of the World 2022-2023
Certified a Great Place To Work 2021
by Great Place To Work®
Human Capital Partner
Tripartite Alliance Award 2018
TAFEP Exemplary Employer Award 2016
SG Clean Quality Mark
Green Mark Certification
Water Efficient Building (Basic) Certification
BizSafe Level 3
by Workplace Safety and Health Council
BRONZE Winner for the Best Social Club 2022
by Expat Living