Following the June meeting of the Disaster Aid Australia Board we would like to announce the following changes to the Organisation:
- Peter Faulkner has stepped down from the role of Temporary Chair of DAA, but will continue as Treasurer.
- Howard Bradfield has accepted the role of Chair.
Howard has been actively involved as a DART and in 2016 was named a Paul Harris Fellow recognising his work in the humanitarian aid sector with Disaster Aid Australia.
Howard is a member and past President of the Rotary Club of Woodend.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Howard is currently employed as the Support Services Manager for a Victorian rural hospital.
- Brian Ashworth has accepted the new role of Chief Executive Officer (Honorary).
Brian has been actively involved in Disaster Aid for more than two years in a number or roles including technical advice on water systems and digital marketing
He has been a Rotarian for more than 20 years including being a Past President of his Club.
Previous he has served on the boards of Maffra Hospital, and South Gippsland Health Service.
Brian before retirement was a civil engineer in the water industry.