RI Zone 7b Director 2016-18
The Zone director is an elected member of Rotary International board of Directors and serves for 2 years.
 
For RI to adequately support clubs and districts and be able to adjust and meet changing needs, RI needs a reliable and timely feedback mechanism. The Zone Director provides this critical communication and feedback role from clubs and districts.
 
  Noel Trevaskis OAM (Sue)
 
Noel is a member of the Rotary Club of Bega, District 9710. 
 
Noel was the District Governor of District 9710 in 2005-2006, and a past Board member and Chair of Australian Rotary Health. He has also served as a Board member and Deputy Chair of the Southern Tablelands Community College, a College assisting people with intellectual disabilities and special needs. He was a Rotary Coordinator and was Chair of the RI Membership Development Committee for our two Zones as well as being a member of the Rotary International membership Committee. He is a recipient of a Key Rotarian Award from his District, 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 Health at the Australian National University.
 
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 and rugby.
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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