The Collaborative Planning Committee members

  • Rhondda Vanzella OAM, Chair, Planning Committee for HWUDS; State President and Chair, War Widows’ Guild of Australia NSW Ltd
  • Paul Lane, Deputy Chair, Planning Committee for HWUDS; Director, Legacy Club Services
  • Sharon Bown, Co-Ordinator for the HWUDS Last Post Ceremony; Wing Commander (Ret’d), Council of Australian War Memorial
  • Gwen Cherne, Contemporary War Widow on the NSW Board; Council of Australian War Memorial
  • Jennifer Collins, Director, War Widows’ Guild of Australia NSW Ltd, Retired Past Deputy Commissioner DVA NSW/ACT
  • Madeline Dermatossian, CEO, War Widows’ Guild of Australia NSW Ltd
  • Leanne Dib, Director Fundraising & Communications, Legacy Club Services,
  • Heather Evans, President, Partners of Veterans Association of Australia (PVA)
  • Del Gaudry, RSL NSW, Board Member, Penrith RSL Club; Branch Member of Penrith Club; Board Member, WBI RSL NSW; Reservist
  • Di Green, Secretary, Planning Committee for HWUDS; Member, War Widows’ Guild of Australia NSW Ltd
  • Meg Green AM, National President, War Widows’ Guild of Australia Inc.
  • Eileen Henderson OAM RFD, President, RAANC – Association (NSW & ACT) Branch, Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps (RAANC)
  • Kimberlea Juchniewicz, Lieutenant Colonel, Army
  • Heather MacDonald, Director, Engagement & Design, Communications & Engagement Branch, Transformation Division
  • Pat McCabe, President, Totally and Permanently Incapacitated Federation of Australia (TPI)
  • Kathleen Moore, Mother of Chris Moore, 20-year Army Veteran; Affiliate of War Widows’ Guild of Australia NSW Ltd; Project Co-Ordinator for Activities at Parliament House, Planning Committee for HWUDS
  • Janny Poate, Mother of Pte. Robert Poate KIA
  • Nicky Rothwell, President, Women Veterans Network Australia (WVNA)
  • OJ Rushton, Director, OZY Youth Choir Honouring Defence Service
  • Dianne Vogt, Assistant Secretary, Planning Committee for HWUDS; Member, War Widows’ Guild of Australia NSW Ltd
  • Kristin Sinclair, Communications, Webgirl Consulting