Club Management

Board of Management

The NHDBC is an incorporated association and is managed by a Board of Management which is elected at the Annual General Meeting each year. The club’s year is based on the financial year – 1st July to 30th June. The club’s Board of Management consists of 4 Office Bearer Directors and 3 Ordinary Directors.

For the 2020/21 year, the Office Bearer Directors are:

  • President:              Wayne Purcell
  • Vice President:     (Vacant)
  • Treasurer:              Mark Bray
  • Secretary:               Estrella Lowe – Email

The Ordinary Directors for 2020/21 are:

  • Stephen Smith
  • Chris Battle
  • Emma McCarthy

Dragons Abreast:

  • President:                 Melba Mensch – Email  or Phone: (02) 4926 2861


MPIO (Member Protection Information Officer):        Jenny Williams – Email

Member Registrar & RevSport Administrator (Membership enquiries): Jeremy Durward – Email


  • Sweep Coordinator:             Ross Clayton
  • Redfins Coach:                      Louise Ross
  • Marlins Coach:                  Kevin Isherwood
  • Dragons Abreast Coach:      Louise Pitt