Executive Committee

We are proud to have been well served by an entirely volunteer committee since our establishment in 1986/87. Those who have been on the RBMS Executive Committee are listed below.


Janice Taylor

Vice president

Ben Pearson


Josie McGushin


Apanie Wood

Year President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Past President
2023/24 Janice Taylor Ben Pearson Josie McGushin Apanie Wood -
2022/23 Janice Taylor Kathy Russell Josie McGushin Apanie Wood Myles Coker
2021/22 Janice Taylor Kathy Russell Genevieve Smith Apanie Wood Myles Coker
2020/21 Myles Coker Jess Walker Apanie Wood Lisa Duncan Alison Miller
2019/20 Myles Coker Jess Walker Apanie Wood Lisa Duncan Alison Miller
2018/19 Alison Miller Myles Coker Jacqui Lloyd Josh Hale Mark Stacey
2017/18 Alison Miller Myles Coker Rebecca Schwarzman Josh Hale Mark Stacey
2016/17 Mark Stacey Myles Coker Alison Miller Josh Hale Jesse Barrett
2015/16 Mark Stacey Myles Coker Johanna Slijkerman Marty Hillemacher Jesse Barrett
2014/15 Jesse Barrett Mark Stacey Johanna Slijkerman Marty Hillemacher -
2013/14 Jesse Barrett Mark Stacey Johanna Slijkerman Marty Hillemacher Geoff Vietz
2012/13 Geoff Vietz Jesse Barrett Johanna Slijkerman Marty Hillemacher Joanne Andrews, nee Hand

Committee Members

The RBMS Executive has been supported by many other dedicated Committee members during our history. All Committee members are listed below, along with their length of service as a Committee member of the Society.

Rhiannon Hughes

Tori Vincent

Tiana Preston

Adelina Lawrence

Zoe Samson

Marnina Tozer

Claire Fitzpatrick

Louis North

Edward McDonald

Michael Cheetham

5+ Years 3 Years 2 Years 1 Year
Ron Hodges (20 yrs) Brad Clingin (4 yrs) Barrie Richardson (2 yrs) Adam Hood (1 yrs)
John Senior (14 yrs) Geoff Vietz (4 yrs) Bill Johnsen (2 yrs) Adelina Lawrence (1 yrs)
Lance Lloyd (14 yrs) Ian Rutherfurd (4 yrs) Bronwyn Gwyther (2 yrs) Alanna Main (1 yrs)
Bob Rau (13 yrs) Jamie Kaye (4 yrs) Christian Borovac (2 yrs) Andrew Cameron (1 yrs)
John Tilleard (11 yrs) Janice Taylor (4 yrs) Dan Borg (2 yrs) Ben Tate (1 yrs)
Sandra Brizga (11 yrs) Lisa Duncan (4 yrs) Dean Judd (2 yrs) Brad Dalrymple (1 yrs)
Don Thompson (9 yrs) Peter Rankin (4 yrs) Emily Renshaw (2 yrs) Chris Gippel (1 yrs)
Myles Coker (9 yrs) Rebecca Schwarzman (4 yrs) Fiona Gilbert (2 yrs) Chris Irons (1 yrs)
Clarke Ballard (8 yrs) Rhiannon Hughes (4 yrs) Geoff Denans (2 yrs) Colin Creighton (1 yrs)
Mark Stacey (8 yrs) Ashley Roberts (3 yrs) Jacqui Lloyd (2 yrs) Colin Leitch (1 yrs)
Alison Miller (7 yrs) Chris Dwyer (3 yrs) Jess Walker (2 yrs) David Jones (1 yrs)
Colin Turbull (7 yrs) Ed Thexton (3 yrs) John Riddiford (2 yrs) Greg Peters (1 yrs)
Jesse Barrett (7 yrs) Edwina Manifold (3 yrs) Josie McGushin (2 yrs) Jarod Lyon (1 yrs)
Joanne Andrews, nee Hand (7 yrs) Genevieve Smith (3 yrs) Marnie Ireland (2 yrs) Jasmine Errey (1 yrs)
Keiran Croker (7 yrs) James Rennie (3 yrs) Matt Crawford (2 yrs) John Oats (1 yrs)
Marty Hillemacher (7 yrs) Julian O'Mara (3 yrs) Matt Curtis (2 yrs) Justin Sheed (1 yrs)
Amanda Wealands (6 yrs) Kathy Russell (3 yrs) Mike Willis (2 yrs) Les Tate (1 yrs)
Barry Lewis (6 yrs) Kelly O'Shannasy (3 yrs) Penny Rogers (2 yrs) Lisa Walpole (1 yrs)
Chris Chesterfield (6 yrs) Michael Papworth (3 yrs) Peter Jackson (2 yrs) Matt Jackson (1 yrs)
Jane Bateson (6 yrs) Pamela Brook (3 yrs) Russell Hawken (2 yrs) Michael Smith (1 yrs)
Johanna Slijkerman (6 yrs) Patricia Geraghty (3 yrs) Russell Wealands (2 yrs) Nick O'Connor (1 yrs)
Josh Hale (6 yrs) Peter Rogan (3 yrs) Sarah Greenwood-Smith (2 yrs) Nick Ronan (1 yrs)
Kimberly James (6 yrs) Peter Sandercock (3 yrs) Scott Seymour (2 yrs) Pat Condina (1 yrs)
Ross Hardie (6 yrs) Rob Patrick (3 yrs) Solvej Patschke (2 yrs) Pauline Clancy (1 yrs)
Sam Marwood (6 yrs) Stephen Perriss (3 yrs) Thomas Bell (2 yrs) Phillip Smith (1 yrs)
Apanie Wood (5 yrs) Wayne Tennant (3 yrs) Toni Furlonge (2 yrs) Rob Skinner (1 yrs)
Ben Pearson (5 yrs) Tori Vincent (2 yrs) Ruth Cockerton (1 yrs)
Clare Ferguson (5 yrs) Steve Page (1 yrs)
Jean Rau (5 yrs) Tanya Wansbrough (1 yrs)
Jennifer Davis (5 yrs) Tiana Preston (1 yrs)
Misko Ivezich (5 yrs) Trevor Dando (1 yrs)
Susan Watson, nee Burns (5 yrs) Yi-Ming Ma (1 yrs)
Zoe Samson (1 yrs)

Life Members

To reflect their significant contribution to the RBMS, the Committee has appointed the following eight life (honorary) members since our establishment in 1986/87:

  • Ian Rutherfurd (appointed 2016)
  • Sandra Brizga (appointed 2014)
  • Lance Lloyd (appointed 2014)
  • John Senior (appointed 2001)
  • Don Thompson (appointed pre-1996)
  • John Tilleard (appointed 1998)
  • Colin Turnbull (appointed pre-1996; now deceased)
  • Ron Hodges (appointed pre-1996; now deceased)

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