Manning Support Services Inc.

Our Board

Our Board of Directors are:

Board President
Mave Richardson AM PSM
  • President of the Board for over 12 years
  • Diploma of Social Studies, and numerous qualifications in Management, Counselling and Community Development.
  • Actively involved with many community organisations
  • Over 35 years’ experience in local government and over 30 years’ experience in community management
Vice President
Paul Lewers
  • Over 8 years on the Board – 2 years as vice president
  • Diploma of Law
  • Brings a wealth of legal experience and expertise to the Board having been a lawyer for over 30 years
Treasurer
Ian Dyball
  • Over 3 years on the Board
  • Owner and Director of Orana Crescent Preschool Taree for 5 years and professional engineer for 35 years
  • A Rotarian since 1976, member of the Rotary Club of Taree, past Governor of Rotary International
Board Member
Michael Burgess
  • Over 10 years on the Board, 4 years as Vice President
  • Diploma of Medical Technology, and numerous qualifications in the fields of Medicine, Science and Management
  • Extensive experience in and currently working in the NSW Health system
Board Member
Richard Johnson
  • Over 8 years on the Board
  • Bachelor in Legal Studies
  • Currently Director and Lawyer at Stacks The Law Firm Taree and has been in the practice for over 35 years
Board Member
Jillian Dunn
  • Over 5 years on the Board
  • Extensive background in working with people with disabilities, particularly dementia clients
  • Active in the local community groups, pastoral care and local schools
Board Member
Ken Loftus
  • Over 4 years on the Board
  • Trade Certificate, Certificate IV Training and Assessment and numerous qualifications in supervision and management
  • Served in both the Commonwealth and the Australian Federal Police forces
Board Member
Judy Richardson
  • Over 2 years experience on the Board
  • Paediatric Physiotherapist
  • Professional skills in assessing needs and suitability of services for people with a disability
  • Director, Rotary Club of Myall Coast Inc.
Board Member
Matthew Heathcote
  • Matthew is a new Board member, employed by PwC as a Workplace Transformation Manager
  • He is a change and project management professional with experience in managing international projects and teams.  He has successfully executed campaigns both in Australia and Singapore
  • With qualifications including: Masters of Business Administration (current), PROSCI Change Management Accredited and a Bachelor of Business

Manning Support Services Inc.