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Statewide Mutual’s Board of Management is appointed by the Member Councils and governs the operation of the Schemes. In accordance with the terms of the Deed, The Board is responsible for:

  1. determining levels and coverage of Primary Insurance for each fund year and for each Scheme;
  2. establishing Annual Funds for each fund year, arranging contributions to and payments of Liabilities from Annual Funds; and
  3. subject to the function of the Claims Committee, the general management of the Scheme.

The Board comprises senior level Management from councils representing each of the 11 Statewide Regions in NSW. In addition, there are three representatives of JLT on the Board, including JLT’s CEO for Australia & New Zealand.

For extensive information on the rules establishing and governing Statewide Mutual, please download thee deed from the Resources page in the Member Centre.

Who’s on the Board?

Chairman
Bill Warne
Queanbeyan City Council
Email: council@qcc.nsw.gov.au
Region: Southern Tablelands

Board members

Brian Bell
Lake Macquarie City Council
Email: council@lakemac.nsw.gov.au
Region: Hunter and Central Coast
Blair Hancock
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council
Email: council@pmhc.nsw.gov.au
Region: Mid North Coast
Craig Richardson
City of Wagga Wagga
Email: council@wagga.nsw.gov.au
Region: Riverina
Guy McAnally-Elwin
Gilgandra Shire Council
Email: council@gilgandra.nsw.gov.au
Region: Orana
Gary Murphy
Lismore City Council
Email: council@lismore.nsw.gov.au
Region: Northern Rivers
Jack O’Hara
Walcha Council
Email: council@walcha.nsw.gov.au
Region: North West
Melissa McCoy
Shoalhaven City Council
Email: council@shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au
Region: South Coast
Rebecca Ryan
Blayney Shire Council
Email: council@blayney.nsw.gov.au
Region: Central NSW
Ross McCreanor
North Sydney Council
Email: council@northsydney.nsw.gov.au
Region: Metropolitan
Scott Philips
Sutherland Shire Council
Email: ssc@ssc.nsw.gov.au
Region: Metropolitan

Scheme Managers

Leo Demer
Chief Executive Australia & New Zealand
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Pty Ltd
Email: leo.demer@jlta.com.au
Alernate Rep: Naamon Eurell, JLT
Stephen Penfold
Managing Director, Public Sector
Jardine Lloyd Thompson Pty Ltd
Email: stephen.penfold@jlta.com.au

Executive Officer

Naamon Eurell
Statewide Mutual
Email: mail@statewide.nsw.gov.au