Treasurer / Advertising Co-ordinator
Rick was born in the UK emigrating to Australia with his family in 1981. Rick has worked exclusively a range of IT roles throughout his working career, firstly with Lloyds Bank in the UK followed by a number of diverse IT roles with Coles Myer which spanned 27 years culminating as manager with responsibility for IT Disaster Recovery across all Coles Myer businesses. Retiring from full time work in 2008 Rick undertook a number of IT consulting roles and also worked with the Victorian Electoral Commission as a Deputy Election Manager in two State and one Council election. Rick joined Rowville Lysterfield Community News as Treasurer in 2017 adding Advertising Coordinator to his portfolio in 2018. Rick has been married to Pat for 49 years and has two children Mark & Clare, son Mark lives in Ballarat with his family and daughter Clare lives in the UK with her husband. Rick’s has a diverse range of interests which include travel, music, DIY, reading and the Hawthorn Football Club.