Volunteer Experience & Causes


Board Member at Gosford North Rotary Club

Rotary International

Gosford North Rotary Club has about 40 members from across the Central Coast and is involved in many local and international projects.



Australian Flag Bearer

Rotary International Convention - June 2014

Australian Flag Bearer, leading the "Flags of the Rotary World" opening ceremony at Sydney Olympic Park before approx 20,000 visitors from all over the World.

Surf Life Saving Australia

Life Saver at Avoca Beach SLSC

Surf Life Saving Australia

Avoca Beach have one of the oldest and largest clubs on the Central Coast. Avoca Beach Surf Life Saving Club patrols the beach from October through to late April each year with voluntary patrols on the weekends and public holidays.


Amnesty International

Founding Committee at University of New England - Armidale

Amnesty International Australia

Founding Committee Member for the Amnesty International UNE Action Group.


Freemasons on the Central Coast

Freemasons New South Wales & Australian Capital Territory

The Freemasons on the Central Coast have committed over $1 million dollars to Central Coast organisations over the last 4 years with ongoing support to groups like Surf Life Saving Central Coast which includes 15 Surf Clubs in the region.


Cancer Council NSW

Supporter and Volunteer

Cancer Council NSW

Involved as a committee member, fundraiser and volunteer in a number of charity events for the Central Coast Cancer Council including Dancing with the Central Coast Stars and Relay for Life.

5 Lands Walk

Volunteer and Supporter

5 Lands Walk

The 5 Lands Walk has Aboriginal ceremony and culture, music, food, artworks, gigantic kites, whales, dance, sculptures on the beach, craft workshops and it showcases five different ethnic communities.



Member of the Armidale Dumaresq Lions Club

Lions Clubs International

Ordinary people doing extraordinary things - supporting people with a disability, community greening, fundraising for worthwhile causes. armidaledumaresq.nsw.lions.org.au

Ocean Swimmer

Avoca Lizards Ocean Swimming

An intrepid group of ocean swimmers at Avoca Beach.


Friends of Matjana Pre School - Swaziland

Matjana Preschool is a community run, non-profit school in rural Swaziland, southern Africa.


The Salvation Army

Supporter and Volunteer

The Salvation Army Australia - NSW, Qld & ACT

Lifetime involvement with The Salvation Army.

Member of Glen Innes Lodge

United Grand Lodge of NSW & ACT and Museum of Freemasonry

The act of ‘charity’ is a foundation principle of Freemasonry and community work provides all Freemasons the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to this principle by providing financial and other support to a range of charity and philanthropic initiatives.


Knight of the Temple

Great Priory of NSW and ACT - Tamworth Region

Great Priory of the United Religious Military and Masonic Orders of the Temple of St John of Jerusalem, Palestine, Rhodes and Malta in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.



Aedis Christi Sovereign Chapter

The Supreme Council 33 of the Ancient and Accepted Rite for Australia



Gosford Royal Arch Chapter

United Supreme Grand Chapter of Mark and Royal Arch Masons of N.S.W and the A.C.T.



President of Umina Apex Club

Apex Australia (June 1990 – June 1991)

Community welfare and support. In particular - major support to the Central Coast community for the bushfire disaster.


Board Member at Umina Apex Club

Apex Australia (April 1988 – June 1993)

Involvement with a range of service activities, bushfire support, fundraising for community groups and community welfare support.


Member of the Central Coast District Board

Apex Australia (June 1991 – June 1992)

The Apex District Board included representatives from Apex Clubs across the Central Coast region and covered a range of social welfare and support activities across the Central Coast.



Toastmasters International (April 1989 – June 1993)

Toastmasters International is a non-profit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of meeting locations.


Central Coast 4 Wheel Drive Club (January 1993 – January 1995)

Appeal Co-Ordinator

Central Coast Apex Clubs Bushfire Appeal (October 1991)

Following the catastrophic bushfires on the Central Coast in October 1991, co-ordinated the appeal to raise funds for the relief and welfare of residents affected by the disaster.


Hardy's Bay Community Church (June 1987 – September 2007)

Member and Competitor

Woy Woy Judo Club (February 1983 – November 1986)

Competing at Central Coast, Hunter and Sydney Region Judo Competitions.

Paper Boy

Umina Beach News Agency (1983 – 1985)

Salvation Army

Junior Soldier at Umina Salvation Army Corps

The Salvation Army Australia - NSW, Qld & ACT (April 1982 – April 1986)

Student Council

Umina High School (1983)