Profiles of AYF Board members

Armidale Youth Futures Inc. (ABN: 31 680 463 468) is an incorporated body, administered by a Board of local Christians in accordance with its constitution and operates under the guidance and authority of local churches in Armidale.

The current Board consists of:

Mr Graham Truscott – Chairperson BSc (Forestry), Grad Dip Computing, Dip Corporate Management

Graham is a long-time resident of Armidale. He commenced as CEO of the Angus Society of Australia in 1994 and is currently Treasurer for St. Marks UNE Chapel. He has been involved in marriage preparation and parenting education in Canberra.
Email: chair@ayf.org.au

Mr Jason Riley – Vice Chairperson

Born and raised in Armidale, Jason now has his own young family of school aged children. He has been involved with a range of Christian ministries over many years including worship/music teams, Sunday school teaching, Friday night youth groups and a number Christian bands performing at combined youth events. He has a passion for bringing the hope and purpose found in the Good News of Jesus Christ to the young people of Armidale.
Email: jason.riley@ayf.org.au

Dr Philip Ward – Secretary  

Until recently Philip worked as an archivist at the University of New England & Regional Archives. He has led Christian youth groups in many locations including Sydney, Armidale and London and strongly believes every Christian community should take up the opportunity, currently available, to present Christian SRE in NSW public schools.
Email: phillip.ward@ayf.org.au

Mr Rob McClenaghan – Treasurer
Email: rob.mcclenaghan@ayf.org.au

Mrs Julie Cook – Committee Member
Email: julie.cook@ayf.org.au

Mrs Julie Tadman – Committee Member
Email: julie.tadman@ayf.org.au

Mr David Freeman – Committee Member
Email: david.freeman@ayf.org.au