Board of Directors
The RNCAS Office is located at Exhibition Park in Canberra (EPIC) at Mitchell, ACT. It is staffed by 10 personnel who bring a wealth of administrative, agricultural and corporate experience to their roles.
Derek has been with RNCAS since March 2007. He manages all aspects of the commercial sites at the ActewAGL Royal Canberra Show and the Canberra Home Building Tourism Caravan 4WD and Camping Show. Derek has been in sales for many years, with qualifications and experience in real estate and meat technology. Derek has strong links to agriculture, growing up in Dorset in England, which is one of England’s premier farming counties, and then working for many years in the meat trade.
Maintenance Supervisor & Stores Manager
Robert commenced at RNCAS in August 2008 and is responsible for the set up and take down for all RNCAS events, and the maintenance of show stock, supplies and equipment. He also supervises the work force at shows. Rob has strong agricultural roots, born into a farming family who raised cattle, sheep and pigs. He also worked in the family owned businesses including a chaff mill, stock & station agent and grain merchant.
Lisa has been with the RNCAS since July 2014. Lisa’s duties include processing memberships and competition entries and addressing general enquiries from the public. She liaises daily with RNCAS stakeholders and shareholders, prepares agendas and correspondence for meetings and organises catering, office resources and supplies. Lisa has an Advanced Diploma of Events and a Diploma of Management and has recently completed database training. Her previous roles involve customer service, reception and administration duties.
Marketing & Communications Officer
Kimberley joined the RNCAS in September 2015. She holds a degree in Politics and has extensive experience working in the tertiary education sector. Kimberley is from the New South Wales wheat belt and holds fond memories of cooking, crafting and decorating for her local Show as a school student.
Mr Michael Kennedy
Mr Bruce Patterson
Ms Kathleen Harvey
Mr Ben Litchfield