The ARDC Board

President:
Andrew Leithhead

Joined ARDC: 1986
Joined the Board: November 2006
Occupation: Banker

A life-member of the Alfa Romeo Owners Club (NSW) and member of the Australian Sports Sedan Association, Andrew has worked on the AROCA 6-Hour Relay Race committee for the for the past 20 years, and is on the the CAMS (NSW) Observed Licence Test Panel. He competes an Alfa Romeo in the NSW Sports Sedan Championship, and has raced in the Australian Production Car Championship and Bathurst 12 Hour.

Vice President:
Neil Turner

Joined ARDC: 1971
Joined the Board: January 1998
Occupation: Retired

Neil is a former competitor at Amaroo Park in both the Sports Sedan and Formula Vee categories.
He is actively involved behind the scenes of Australian motorsport – not only at the ARDC, but he is also a current chairman of the CAMS panel, and serves as a Competitor Relations Officer at ARDC race events at Sydney Motorsport Park.

Deputy VP:
Peter Boylan

Joined ARDC: 1999
Joined the Board: 2008
Occupation: Managing Director

Peter began racing in 1976.
He has driven open wheelers, production cars and sports cars at Spa and the Nürburgring, and at events in Dubai, Singapore and Macau.
Peter has also been a race category manager, and currently competes in a Porsche in the Australian GT Championship, and several other cars including a BMW M3 at ARDC race meetings.

Terry Conroy

Joined ARDC: 2002
Joined the Board: 2010
Occupation: Business Development Manager

Terry started out rallying, and in 1988 won the Clubman Rally Championship driving a Datsun 1600.
More recently, Terry has raced Hondas in the Bathurst 12 Hour with his son Peter.
Terry has served on the NSW Sate Rally Panel, the State Motor Racing Advisory Panel and is a former president of the Combined Touring Car and Improved Production categories.

John Cotter

Joined ARDC: 1974
Joined the Board: 1998
Occupation: Lawyer

John has competed in many racing categories over the years, including Sports Sedans, Group A Touring Cars and V8 Supercars, and took two class wins in the Bathurst 1000 (1989 and 1993).
John was President of the ARDC from 2003 to 2009, was Chairman of CAMS NSW for nine years, and is on the CAMS Tribunal.
He also drives the SMSP Official Safety Car at ARDC race meetings.

Denis Cribbin

Joined ARDC: 1969
Joined the Board: 2008
Occupation: Retired after 40 years in the Motor Trade, New and Used cars, self-employed

Denis began motor racing in 1969 in a Lotus 7. He has raced at Bathurst, Catalina, Amaroo, Warwick Farm, and most current Australian tracks, as well as in Germany at the Nurburgring 24 Hour Race (from 1999 to 2009).
He has been in the V8 Ute Catergory since its inception in 2001 to 2011, and was a Director of Australian V8 Ute Racing for nine years.

Evan Jones

Joined ARDC: 1989
Joined the Board: 1998
Occupation: Safety Management
at RailCorp

A senior CAMS Official with 20 years’ experience, Evan has been a Clerk of Course and Steward at many race meetings at Sydney Motorsport Park and other Australian tracks.
Evan is also the Chairman of the NSW Officials Panel, and is on the committee of the Historic Sports and Racing Car Association (HSRCA) and Club Lotus Australia as well as the Board of the ARDC.

Terry Thompson

Joined ARDC: 1997
Joined the Board: 2007
Occupation: Sales Manager

Terry first raced in 1965 at the Lithgow 40 Bends hill climb, followed by many years in Historic Touring Cars. For 25 years, Terry has served as either President or Secretary of the Council of Motor Clubs, is the principal organiser of the Shannons Classic, a silver level CAMS Clerk of Course, and was manager of Pro-Duct Motorsport. In 2003, Terry was awarded an O.A.M. for services to historic car clubs and historic motorsport.

Steve Webb

Joined ARDC: 1974
Joined the Board: 2011
Occupation: Company Director

Steve’s racing history began in the 1970s, driving production sports cars in ARDC events at Amaroo Park. He then continued racing in the Sports Racing category in a variety of cars including an Elfin, a Porsche and a Kaditcha – Chev.
Steve runs the Tekno Autosports V8 Supercar Team with his son Jonathon, finishing second outright in the 2014 V8SC Championship with driver Shane van Gisbergen.

The ARDC Staff

EXECUTIVE UNIT:

Glenn Matthews: Chief Executive Officer

Donna McPherson: PA to CEO & Payroll Officer

CIRCUIT AND RACE OPERATIONS:

Alexandra Fairweather: General Manager, Circuit and Race Operations

Doreen Butchers: Race Department Manager

Steve Hogan: Circuit Operations Manager

Paul Soster: Grounds & Mechanic Officer

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officials@ardc.com.au

VENUE OPERATIONS:

Blake Vanderwoude: GM, Venue Operations

Michelle Green: Venue Operations Manager

Michael Cody: Venue Operations Assistant

Krista Neubeck: Administration, Membership Officer

Carmen Said: Grounds & Cleaning Officer

Peter Layland: Grounds & Electrical Supervisor

Andrew Usher: Grounds/Maintenance Supervisor

Les Swain: Grounds & Maintenance Officer

Matt Smith: Grounds & Maintenance Officer

FINANCIAL STAFF:

Chris Odman: Financial Controller

Reece Goodwin: Accounts Assistant

MEDIA AND MARKETING:

Peter Larum: Consultant, Marketing and Commercial Partnerships

John Moore: Consultant, Marketing and Commercial Partnerships

Samantha Stevens: Media and Marketing Operations Manager

Sam Maclachlan: Digital Content Manager

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Jacqueline Smith: Membership and Ticketing Manager

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To contact ARDC Staff or Board Members, please email reception@ardc.com.au or call the ARDC Offices on +612 9672 1000.