ARDC Board and Staff
The ARDC Board
President: Andrew Leithhead
Joined ARDC: 1986
Joined the Board: November 2006
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 24 Hour.
Joined ARDC: 1974
Joined the Board: 1998
Occupation: Lawyer, retired
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.
Joined ARDC: 1989
Joined the Board: 1998
Occupation: Safety Management
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.
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.
Joined ARDC: 2012
Joined the Board: 2018
Occupation: Motorsport Manager/PR
Phil’s career has been characterised in a variety of areas within motor sport.
A former club-level competitor, Assistant to Ivan Stibbard of the ARDC (1984 to 1986), Channel 7 Sport Motorsport TV Crew (1986 to 1995), Marketing and PR Manager – Wayne Garner Racing (V8 Supercars), Co-founder and promoter – Supercross Masters, Marketing Manager of the ARDC (2002 to 2012), Co-founder and Event Manager of the Muscle Car Masters (2005 to 2016).
Joined the Board: 2020
Occupation: Partner, Deloitte
Danny is a Partner of Deloitte, the former Office Managing Partner of Deloitte Western Sydney, where he led the Shaping Future Cities: Designing Western Sydney initiative. Prior to this he led the Motor Industry Services group nationally for Deloitte, and is currently on one other Not For Profit Board and on the Steering Committee for the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities for Sydney.
Previously, Danny was the Managing Director of Jaguar LandRover Australia. Danny is a keen motorsport enthusiast and enjoys participating in track days.
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.
Joined the Board: 2017
Occupation: CEO, Campbell Page
Natalie is a keen driver and rider, holding both ARDC Car Competitor and Bike Enthusiast memberships. Professionally, Natalie has developed a successful leadership and management career delivering outcomes for Federal, State and local Governments, communities, families, individuals and businesses across Australia, particularly in the field of employment services.
Natalie has two Triumph Daytona 675’s, and a project 1984 Alfetta GTV for competition.
Joined the Board: 2017
Occupation: Operations Manager
Rachelle is a member of ARDC, WRX Club and NSW Road Racing Club. Rachelle is the Creator of the Women’s Motorsport Development Program and is also a Director of Karting NSW. She competes in supersprints, hillclimbs and regularity events and is also a CAMS official. Professionally, Rachelle is an Operations Manager and completed her MBA in 2018.
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
Andrew Usher: Circuit Operations Manager
Paul Soster: Mechanic/Maintenance Officer
Trent Nowill: Mechanic/Maintenance Officer
Daniel Boaden: Venue Operations Manager
Andrew Slender: Venue Operations Coordinator
Kim Slender: Membership Coordinator/Administration Officer
Daniel Barron: Grounds & Electrical Supervisor
Grant Calnan: Grounds & Maintenance Officer
Ben Frizelle: Grounds & Maintenance Officer
Oliver Hoff: Grounds & Maintenance Officer
Matt Smith: Grounds & Maintenance Officer
Carmen Said: Grounds & Cleaning Officer
Chris Odman: Financial Controller
Reece Goodwin: Financial Accountant
MEDIA AND MARKETING:
Peter Larum: Consultant, Strategy, Business Development, Marketing and Commercial Partnerships
John Moore: Consultant, Strategy, Business Development, Marketing and Commercial Partnerships
Samantha Stevens: Media and Communications Manager
MEMBERSHIP AND TICKETING:
Kirra McNamara: Membership and Ticketing Manager
To contact ARDC Staff or Board Members, please email email@example.com or call the ARDC Offices on +612 9672 1000.