Meet the Board Members for 2016/17
Wayne is Volunteer Coordinator at Bothwell, a past President and a Life Member of the Association. He is also a recipient of the Ambulance Service Medal and was a key organiser of the New Norfolk Gathering in 2014.
With Pat Taylor’s departure to the Red Centre, Jack has been co-opt as Vice President. Jack is currently the Coordinator at Maydena and has been a volunteer for the last 20 years. Jack is a returning board member after being re-elected at the AGM in George Town in 2015.
Secretary, Public Officer, & Media Representative
Dianne is a volunteer at Strahan, Secretary, past President and a Life Member of the Association. She also represents the interests of all ambulance volunteers on the Australian Emergency Management Volunteer Forum. She is also a recipient of the Ambulance Service Medal.
JACK VAN TATENHOVE
Jack is a volunteer with the Port Sorell Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). He was key organiser of the Camp Banksia Gathering in 2009 and the Camp Clayton Gathering in 2012
Phil is a volunteer from Sheffield and is new to the board after being elected at the AGM in December 2016.
Sue is a Volunteer Ambulance Officer with the Port Sorell Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and is new to the board after being elected at the AGM in November 2014.
Lesley is the past Association’s Treasurer, the Volunteer Coordinator at Dodges Ferry and was a key organiser of several VAOAT Gatherings.
Laura is a volunteer at Hounville. Laura is new to the board after being elected at the 2015 AGM.
Leith is a volunteer at New Norfolk and has been a volunteer since 2009. Leith joined the board in 2012 after being elected at the AGM at Camp Clayton, and looks after our new website.
DEB VAN VELZEN
Deb is a volunteer in Huonville. Deb is a returning board member after a short break away and was re-elected to the board at the AGM in George Town in 2015.
Cheryl is a volunteer at Sorell, a past Vice-President of the Association and a recipient of the Ambulance Service Medal. Cheryl was a key organiser of the Nubeena Gathering in 2013.