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Appointed to the SLSWA Board in April 2013. Garry and his family (Megan, Andrew and Jessica) are all active members of Secret Harbour SLSC, having joined the club in 2005, and among other things, Garry is the clubs Youth Involvement Program Coordinator.

He is a trainer, assessor, competitor and official with a passion for the ongoing development of our youth as not only lifesavers but as future leaders in our community. He was awarded Surf Life Saving’s National Volunteer of the Year in 2009.

Garry is an Aeronautical Engineer, a serving member of the Royal Australian Navy and has over 35 years of Heavy Lift Helicopter Aviation Engineering Experience both in embarked Navy Frigates and ashore in Naval Aircraft Squadrons. He is a recipient of the Defence Conspicuous Service Medal for meritorious achievement and devotion to duty. Garry has extensive leadership and project management experience gained through his work in Defence and is currently the Navy Project Manager for the integration of the 24 Navy Sea Hawk (MH60 Romeo) Helicopters into the Navies ANZAC Class Frigates