Manning Support Services Inc.


Annual General Meeting and Celebrations 2017

23 Oct 2017

The Annual General Meeting for Manning Support Services Inc. (MSS) was held on Thursday 12th October 2017 at Club Taree. 


Our newly elected Board members are Michael Burgess (President), Paul Lewers (Vice President), Ian Dyball (Treasurer), Jillian Dunn, Ken Loftus, Judith Richardson, Mave Richardson, Will Paulson, Michelle Wilkes, Emma Pike and Denise Greenaway.

We thank Richard Johnson and Matthew Heathcote for their dedication and service as members on our Board of directors.

Dr David Gillespie MP and Ms Katheryn Smith, Deputy Mayor for Midcoast Council were present during the proceedings and contributed to the day with a speech and by presenting long service awards to the following recipients:


Peter Quinn – 20 years

Cathy Baker – 5 years

Kristy Byrnes – 5years

Board Members:

Michael Burgess – 10 years

Jillian Dunn – 5 years

Ian Dyball – Treasurer’s Certificate of Appreciation from the Not for Profit Finance Week


Nancy Standford – 15 years

Rosemary Probst  – 15 years

Jenny Elcoate – 15 years

Lorraine Perrin – 10 years

Maire Barrett – 5 years

May Cullen – 5 years

Robert Curtis – 5 years

Helen Heathwood – 5 years

Peter Lindwall – 5 years

Helen McDonald – 5 years

Barbara Moore – 5 years


Students from Taree West Public School provided excellent drumming entertainment to showcase their skills acquired in the DRUMBEAT program with Family Workers Luke Anderson and Renae Taylor. Their performance was so well received that they were asked to do some extra drumming with a handful of enthusiastic members of the crowd!



Everyone enjoyed a wonderful day with delicious food, great entertainment, fantastic raffle prizes and trivia fun.  A special thanks to George Hoad for his emceeing.

Manning Support Services Inc.