Jeff worked with the Victorian Education Department for 37 years, including nine years as a Primary School Principal. He chaired the GLCH Board for 10 years, has served as Deputy Chairperson for the Mallacoota Water Board, Chairperson for the East Gippsland Network of Schools and worked as an Education Consultant. Jeff is a member of Rotary Club of Lakes Entrance and volunteers with GLCH. He has extensive financial and leadership experience in community and sporting organisations.

Jeff was awarded a Public Service Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2004 and East Gippsland Citizen of the Year in the Australia Day Awards 2012. Jeff has qualifications in: Diploma of Education, Graduate Diploma (Electronic Computing) and Diploma of Metallurgy.

Elected 30/07/98.

Chair of Finance Committee.