The 2019/20 Committee was elected at the AGM in May 2019. Committee meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of each month. U3A Members are welcome to attend Committee Meetings by prior arrangement.
President Greg Unwin Ph: 6681 5377. Over the last 50 years I have been a Member &/or on the Management Team for numerous community and sporting associations.
Vice President, Promotions & Public Officer Warren Hastings Harris Ph: 6628 7303
Secretary Sue Bell Ph: 0400 800 528. I have worked with non-profit organisations for over 20 years and I have a business background. A member of U3A Ballina/Byron for 8 years during which I have served as Vice President and continue as a volunteer Tutor for Creative Craft and Chat.
Treasurer Barb McCall Ph: 6681 5893. This is my second year as Treasurer. I have lived most of my life in the Ballina and Lismore areas. I taught at Dunoon, The Channon and Wardell until I retired in 2012. I run the Exploring Books Group and the Monday and Tuesday Walking Groups.
Committee Member Gertie Krebs Ph: 6680 7350
Committee Member Ann Neal Ph: 6681 6612. Member since 2013 after relocating from Sydney’s Northern Beaches. Background in primary teaching and interior design. Past tutor of creative writing group. Social Committee Co-chair for the past 3 years.
Committee Member Richard Grzegrzulka Ph: 6687 4726. I arrived to this area in 1980 to provide dietian services to Hospitals and Community Health Centers with a focus on our local Aboriginal Community and a Mental Health clients. My involvement in a number of committees afforded me a deep understanding of how organizations are run and how to strive for best outcomes. I retired 6 years ago and enjoy my role on the U3A committee, and regard U3A as a well functioning volunteer organisation with so much to offer our senior population, with much more to come.
Committee Member Heather Munro Ph: 0408 862 914. Heather is a retired primary school teacher who has lived and worked in the area since 1988. Within U3A, she enjoys playing, and tutoring Mahjong, bird watching, walking groups and providing individual technology support.
Committee Member Diane Cuthbert Ph: 6628 6468. Diane and her husband Lloyd moved to the north coast in 2016. Diane’s background is as a Town Planner and prior to her retirement was the Planning Director of a large Western Sydney council.
Committee Member Jill Gibbons Ph: 6686 2676. I moved to Ballina 18 months ago and joined U3A 12 months ago. In U3A I joined the walking group and Mahjong. Before retiring to Ballina I worked as a Physiotherapist in Palliative Care in Sydney.
Committee Member Andrea Redman-Williams My husband and I moved to the Northern Rivers from Melbourne August 2018 mainly for the wonderful weather here. I have a nursing background and worked in medical administration as a PA.
Non Office Bearing Positions
Office Coordinator Joy Schneider Ph: 0427 631 403
Publicity/Newsletter Heather Munro Ph: 0408 862 914
Welfare Officer Diane Cuthbert Ph: 6628 6468
Website Administrator Kim Pendreigh Ph: 0406 375 139
Facebook Administrator Andrea Williams
Mullumbimby Representative, Class and Venue Coordinator Gerti Krebs Ph: 6680 7350
Social Committee Co-Chairs Anne Neal Ph: 6681 6612 and Viv Miller Ph: 6686 7561
Social Committee Members
Pam Hamilton Ph: 6687 5055 Raine Moloney Ph: 6686 0946 Barbara McCall Ph: 6681 5893
U3A Ballina/Byron office telephone 6681 4450
Mail address: PO Box 55, Ballina 2478
Management Committee Meetings for 2019 11am to 1pm, Fripp Oval
- 7th February
- 7th March
- 4th April
- 2nd May
- 3rd May AGM
- 6th June
- 4th July
- 1st August
- 5th September
- 7th November
- 5th December