Statutory Office Bearers

The President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary are, under the Club’s Constitution, statutory office bearers of the River Canoe Club of NSW and sit on the Executive and Club Committees.
Members of the Executive Committee, together with the Public Officer, are eligible to be authorised signatories for Club bank accounts, correspondence, etc

Simon Wilkes

Simon has been paddling for 20 years and loves to share his skills with all comers. With some whitewater, sea kayaking, canoeing and the occasional race, it's the diverse range of paddling activities and the club community that he really enjoys. 

Katie Vander Donk
Vice President

Katie regularly helps out with training, helping skill up new and emerging paddlers - keen to see others enjoy the sport. 
Favourite places to paddle include Whitsundays, Ningaloo and Abel Tasman (NZ). Passionate the environment.  

Russel Miller

Russel has his own accounting practice helping businesses make sense of their numbers,

Stephanie Forsmann
Club Secretary
Melissa Burgess
Assistant Secretary

Melissa has been a paddling and outdoors enthusiast for most of her life. With experience kayaking on the harbour in open and flat water. Her preference is touring, enjoying the outdoors, being in nature and among good people

Elected Office Bearers

Robert Walker
Safety & Training
Sabrina Bracale
Membership Officer
Deborah Doherty
Patrick van Dyk
Robert Law

Keen flatwater paddler who loves getting out and camping on weekends. 

Amit Hergass
Justine Langford
Community Education/Partnerships
Bridget Cleaver
Community Education/Partnerships