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Sailors with disABILITIES is supported by patrons, an active and dedicated board, and a behind-the-scenes team.
SWD is supported by two patrons. The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP is the Prime Minister of Australia.
Elected to Federal Parliament as the Member for Wentworth (the federal electorate in which SWD is located) in 2004, The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull launched our faceboat campaign and assists with our programs when he can.
Ian Kiernan AO is the founder and Chairman of Clean Up Australia and Clean Up the World – a community based organisation which aims to inspire and work with communities to clean up, fix up and conserve our environment.
SWD has an active board consisting of NEIL BURLING – President, MARK BARKER – Vice President, ANDREW KING – Treasurer, DAVID PESCUD - SWD Founder & Member, JOHN GRAY - Secretary, JAMES HUNTER - Member, RICK MUSTILLO - Member. The board meets monthly and many of the members are also SWD volunteers.
You can read more details about each current board member in the link below.