Noel Trevaskis, guest speaker at Barossa Conference

Noel Trevaskis OAM and Sue Trevaskis

Noel is a member of the Rotary Club of Bega, District 9710. A Director of the Board of Rotary International for 2016-2018 he represents Zone 7 and Zone 8, which is Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Indonesia and the South Pacific Islands.

Noel was the District Governor of District 9710 in 2005-2006, and a past Board member and Chairman of Australian Rotary Health. He has also served as a Board member and Deputy Chairman of the Southern Tablelands Community College, a College assisting people with intellectual disabilities and special needs. He was a Rotary Coordinator and was Chairman of the RI Membership Development Committee for Zones 7 & 8 as well as being a member of the Rotary International membership Committee. He is a recipient of Rotary’s highest award the Service Above Self Award, and the Medal of the Order of Australia.

He was an advisor to University researchers at the Centre for Mental Health Research at the Australian National University.

He has always been passionate about membership,

Noel recently retired after a lifetime working in the agricultural industry mainly in sales and marketing. Although now retired from full time work he does do some consultancy work to agri-business.

Sue is a Nurse and works for an Aged Nursing Care Facility where she works with people with dementia and does palliative care. Sue has always had a real passion to help and work with people who have disabilities and the aged.  Sue also volunteers at a local hospital as a support person for patients with dementia. While Sue is not a Rotarian, she is involved in the Rotary Youth Personal Enrichment program for District 9710 as well as supporting Australian Rotary Health.

They enjoy time with their family and their garden. Noel is a keen sportsman enjoying golf and is a close follower of cricket, rugby and rugby league.

Noel and Sue live at Tura Beach on the Far South Coast of NSW.  They have five children and eleven grandchildren.


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