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Accountable Authority

The following persons formed the Accountable Authority (Board) of the RAAF Welfare Recreational Company during or since the end of the financial year:

Air Commodore Philip Theodor Tammen, AM – Director General Air and Space Surveillance and Control, Acquisition and Sustainment Group. Director since 25 January 2017.

Group Captain Debbie Richardson – Director Corporate Governance and Information Management– Air Force. Director since 21 August 2017.

Wing Commander Owen Alexander Gardner – Staff Officer – Air Force Head Quarters. Director since 17 May 2019.

Wing Commander Susan Lee Liddy – Project Officer - Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group. Director since 27 February 2020.

Squadron Leader Sally Maynard – Integrated Logistic Support, Capability, Acquisition and Sustainment Group. Director since 25 January 2017. Resigned 16 January 2020

Flight Lieutenant Jennifer Jones – Personnel Capability Officer – No 4 Squadron, RAAF Williamtown. Director since 25 January 2017. Resigned 16 January 2020.

Warrant Officer Ann Larsen – Personnel Capability Specialist – Australian Defence Head Quarters. Director since 21 May 2018.

All members of the Board are appointed by the Chief of Air Force. The Board comprises serving and ex-serving members of the RAAF.

During 2019/2020 the RWRC Board met five times. These meetings were held in Canberra.

Board Member Attendance at Meetings

Name

Special

Responsibilities

Number of

Possible

Attendances

Number

Actually

Attended

Air Commodore P.T. Tammen

Chairman

5

5

Group Captain D. Richardson

5

4*

Wing Commander O. A. Gardner

5

4*

Wing Commander Susan Liddy

2

2

Squadron Leader S. Maynard

3

3*

Flight Lieutenant J. Jones

3

1*

Warrant Officer Ann Larsen

5

5

* Absences due to work commitments in Air Force primary duties or illness.

Board Qualifications

Name

App’t

Qualifications

Air Commodore P.T. Tammen

Non-Executive Director

Chairman

Masters in Engineering Science,

Graduate of Australian Command and Staff College, Masters in Project Management (Leadership).

Defence and Strategic Studies Course

Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia

Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors

Group Captain D. Richardson

Non-Executive Director

Batchelor of Arts (Hons), Master of Business Administration, Doctor of Business Administration, Graduate of

Australian Institute of Company Directors

Wing Commander O.A. Gardner

Non-Executive Director

Diploma in Government

Diploma of Administration, Business and Management

Wing Commander Susan Liddy

Non-Executive Director

Master of Management Studies (Human Resource Management)

Master of Arts in Strategy and Security

Graduate of Australian Command and Staff College

Master of Military and Defence Studies

Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors

Squadron Leader S Maynard

Non-Executive Director

Nil

Flight Lieutenant J. Jones

Non-Executive Director

Diploma of Management

Warrant Officer Ann Larsen

Non-Executive Director

Diploma of Administration, Business and Management