Richard, a local resident of Geographe was one of the four original founding members of the Busselton Jetty Swim and has been actively involved over the last 25 years as Vice President and Executive Committee member. Richard has been integral in the growth and development of the event as he has adopted his background and knowledge in Mapping, Geographic Information Systems and Database design in to the events planning and management. His various roles and responsibilities over the 25 years has included online entries, Risk Management, and succession planning.
Richard has enjoyed experiencing the growth and popularity of the event since its inception from the Busselton Tri Club with the natural progression to the swim. Whilst he has swum the jetty numerous times, due to his commitment to the event, has only had the opportunity to swim the Busselton Jetty Swim twice.
When he is not working on the event, Richard enjoys bike riding, walking, swimming, running, reading, travelling, gardening.