Mr G.D. Barnett (Geoff)

Chairman

  • Elected to the NJC Board in 1999.
  • Appointed Chairman of Newcastle Jockey Club in November 2011.
  • Past Chairman of the Provincial Racing Association of NSW.
  • Managing Director and CEO of Minco Tech Australia Pty Ltd.
  • Member of the Beauford Club of Newcastle.
  • Member of NJC Finance and Risk Committee.
  • NJC Alternate Delegate to the Provincial Racing Association of NSW.
  • Breeder of thoroughbred racehorses.
  • Thoroughbred racehorse owner, and member of local racing
  • syndicates.

Mr R. Dan (Rob)

Director

  • Elected to the NJC Board in 2012.
  • NJC Member since 1973.
  • Member of NJC Finance & Risk Committee (2016 - )
  • Youngest member thus far to receive Honorary Membership of the NJC.
  • Newcastle Representative, District and C & S Cricket.
  • Associated with Hamilton Rugby Club and Merewether SLSC.
  • Past President of both University Cricket Club and Merewether SLSC.
  • Member of the Beauford Club of Newcastle.
  • Thoroughbred racehorse owner, and member of local racing syndicates.

Mr B. Judd (Brian)

Vice Chairman

  • Newcastle Knights Foundation Director
  • Former Newcastle Knights Chief Executive
  • Former Newcastle Jockey Club Chief Executive
  • Former Chief Executive Harness Racing NSW
  • Former Chief Executive Racing NSW Country
  • Former Racing NSW General Manager Industry
  • Executive Officer NSW Provincial Racing Association
  • Executive Officer Racing Industry Consultation Group

Mr C. Kimmorley (Craig)

Director

  • Elected to the NJC Board in 2018
  • NSW Sales Manager Caltex Australia Petroleum Pty Ltd
  • Master of Business Administration – University of Newcastle
  • Life Member Lakes United RLFC
  • Thoroughbred racehorse owner, and member of local racing syndicates

Mr P. Leaming (Paul)

FRC Chairman

  • Appointed to the Board in March 2013.
  • Chairman of NJC Finance & Risk Committee
  • Former Chief Financial Officer for AMP
  • Former Chief Financial Officer for Macquarie Bank.

Mr R. Sonnichsen (Richard)

Director

  • Appointed to the Board in March 2013.
  • Building and Property Manager for Darley.
  • Member of NJC Project Control Group (PCG)

Mr A. Wheeler (Alexander)

Director

  • Appointed to the board in December 2018
  • Solicitor admitted to practice in New South Wales
  • Senior Associate, DWF (Australia)
  • Alumnus of University of Newcastle Law School
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