RDA Raymond Terrace & Lower Hunter Committee
Our Volunteer Management Committee consist of eight positions holders including President, 2 x Vice Presidents, Secretary, Treasurer and 3 x Committee Members.
Election of the Management Committee takes places annually at our March Annual General Meeting with a quorum of our members
Current Management Committee:
Maree – President – Maree joined RDA 5 years ago to assist with Fundraising. Maree joined the Management Committee in the role of Minutes Secretary and has since held the position of Vice President and currently President. Maree’s experience comes from working and volunteering within the Not-for-Profit area within the area of Fundraising and Management.
Trevor – 1st Vice President – Trevor has been involved with the Centre since 2000 where he became part of a fortnightly program as Program Co-ordinator, Share A Horse Co-ordinator and WHS Officer. Trevor later joined the Management Committee as Vice President. Trevor background is in maintenance and WHS.
Alison – 2nd Vice President – Alison joined RDA 2 years ago as a volunteer assisting in our weekly programs. Alison has a background in governance and grant writing and uses these skills to assist RDA as Grants Officer and Vice President.
Janet as Treasurer – Janet joined our Centre in 2014 as a Volunteer Coach in one of our weekly programs Janet joined the Management Committee in the Treasurer role and has spent time in the President role. Janet is also a part of our Horse Management Committee. Janet has an Accountancy background managing large portfolios.
Carol – Secretary – Carol who came to the Centre 26 years ago as her daughter’s taxi service has been involved in every facet of RDA from coaching, fundraising, administration, management committee, riding coordinator and is our all-round RDA wealth of knowledge. We see Carol return on the Management Committee as Secretary doing what Carol does best – details.
Anne – Committee member – Anne joined our Centre as a program volunteer 5 years ago and joined the Management Committee in the role of Committee Member in 2019. Anne has been working on our NDIS area. Anne has spent a lot of years working within the community area with a different charity before RDA.
Jane – Committee member – Jane has been around the Centre for a while; her daughter being one of our riders. Jane joined the committee in the role of Committee Member. Jane has assisted in a range of ways, especially in imparting her perspective to us as a rider’s parent, to the Management Committee. In 2020 Jane took on the role of the Centre’s Riders/Parents Representative.