Board of Directors

The Board is responsible for the overall corporate governance of Richmond Club and plays a critical role in setting the Club’s strategic direction. The Board also establishes goals for management and ensures good governance and ongoing value and commitment to the community. 
 
The Board meets monthly and Directors are elected by club members for a two year period.

 



Geoff Luscombe

Chairman 
Born and raised in the very street that Richmond Club stands Geoff has been a member for almost 40 years. 

Geoff follows in the footsteps of his father and uncle both founding members of Richmond Club. His mother, Dot, was the first woman to be appointed life membership in 2011.

A member of the Board since 1998, Geoff served as Vice Chair for seven years and held his current role of Chair since 2009.

Well known in the community from an early age, Geoff commenced his career as a local mechanic until joining the police force where he was based in Richmond and Windsor as an officer.  Building on his decades of experience, Geoff spent ten years as a full-time instructor for the NSW Police.

Well known for his sporting abilities, Geoff has competed in 25 Bridge to Bridge races, winning both State and National titles. He also regularly participates in marathons worldwide and was notably the first Australian to compete in the Mount Everest Marathon.
 



Garry Watterson  

Vice Chairman
Garry has proudly lived in the Hakwkesbury all his life. An Engineer by trade, Garry spent many years as a Senior Technical Instructor for Australian Defence Industries and then as Services Co-ordinator for the University of Western Sydney.

Appointed Vice Chairman in 2013, Garry has been a member of Richmond Club for 31 years – twelve as a Director.

Garry brings a broad range of experience having been Director on the Board of the Upper Hawkesbury Boat Club and MUNIF Credit Union – he was also the President of the Macquarie Towns Hot Rod Club for five years and served on the organising committee for the Skilled Olympics.

Garry has a love of old cars, antiques and building works which aligns perfectly with his wedding car hire business which has been operating for several years in the Hawkesbury.
 


Peter Chidgey

Board Member 10 years, Vice Chairman 4 years, Club Member 12 years.
Company Director, CEO.


Greg Thompson

Board Member 6 years, Club Member 6 Years.
Veterinary Surgeon.


Jared Zak

Appointed 5 July 2016.
Local Solicitor.
 


Dianne Finch
Elected as Board Member November 2015. Long time Club member and business woman.

Former deputy mayor (3 years) and councillor (10 years) at Hawkesbury City Council, Di is the chairperson of Hawkebury Legacy and active on the board of Sydney Legacy.

National Council of Women award recipient and highly commended-runner-up University of Western Sydney Woman of the West award, Di is proud to be actively involved in community work throughout the district.


John Kane

Elected as Board Member in November 2016
RAAF Squadron Leader


Jim Bullock

Elected as Board Member in July 2015. Club Member 1 year.

 
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