Manning Support Services Inc.

Our Board

Our Board of Directors are:

President
Michael Burgess
  • Board Member since 2007, President since October 2017, Vice President 2008-2014
  • Diploma of Medical Technology, numerous qualifications in the fields of Medical Science and management, and a NATA Laboratory Assessor
  • Extensive experience in the NSW Health system
  • Decades of experience in various organisations: Apex, Toastmasters, Parish Pastoral, Professional body, MSS President 1988-1991
Vice President
Phillip Costa
  • Board Member since 2019, Vice President since 2021
  • Former teacher and Principal in outer Sydney areas
  • Former Councillor, Deputy Mayor, Mayor for Wollondilly Shire Council
  • Former Member for Wollondilly, Legislative Assembly, State Parliament Standing Committee on Parliamentary Privilege and Ethics, Chair of Standing Committee on Broadband in Rural and Regional Communities
  • NSW Government Minister, Minister for Water, Minister for Corrective Services, Minister for Rural Affairs, Minister for Regional Development
  • Member of Minimbah Rural Fire Brigade
Secretary
Denise Greenaway
  • Board Member since 2017, Vice President 2018-2019, Secretary since 2019
  • Retired Administrator / Employment Consultant and Small Business Operator
  • Long-time volunteer for various community groups
Treasurer
Ian Dyball
  • Board Member since 2013
  • Professional Engineer in industry for 35 years
  • Post Graduate qualifications in Quality and Change Management
  • One time owner and Director of Orana Crescent Preschool Taree for five years
  • A Rotarian since 1976, Director of the Rotary Club of Taree, Past Governor of Rotary International, extensive experience in Rotary District and National roles
  • Decades of volunteering in a wide range of organisations
Board Member
Christine Gibbons
  • Board Member since 2018, Vice President 2019-2021
  • Retiree with a degree in social science and previous experience as an office manager and in the Mental Health team for Hunter New England Health
  • Volunteered with various NGOs including Emergency Relief, Quota, Tinonee School
Board Member
Elizabeth Yager
  • Board Member since 2022
  • Professional qualifications in Education, Librarianship, Law and Mediation
  • Former teacher, teacher/librarian and TAFE manager
  • Worked as a solicitor in Taree, with a focus on family law and in the Children’s Court; as well as a mediator in family law disputes
  • Volunteer involvement in many local community organisations including Taree Adult Education, Taree Women’s Refuge and other sporting and community groups

Manning Support Services Inc.