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Profiles of AYF Board members

Armidale Youth Futures Inc. (ABN: 31 680 463 468) is an incorporated body created specifically to employ Special Religious Education  teachers in high schools in Armidale. AYF is 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 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. Mark’s Unechapel. He has been involved in marriage preparation and parenting education in Canberra.
Contact Mobile: 0458 733 711 Email:

Dr Philip Ward – Secretary is an archivist at the University of New England. He has led Christian youth groups in many locations including Sydney, Armidale and London.
Contact Mobile: 6772 2087 or Email:

Mr Rob McClenaghan – Treasurer
Contact Mobile: 6775 1631 or Email:

Rev. Tam Ramsay – Armidale Minister’s Fellowship Representative
Contact Mobile: 0431 092 152 or Email:

Mr David Wysel – Committee Member David is a qualified accountant and licensed financial adviser. He has lived in Armidale for 15 years and is encouraged by his fellow Board members, donors to AYF, and all in the community who work to enable SRE teaching to be brought to high schools in Armidale.
Contact Mobile: 0418 632 129 or Email:

Mrs Julie Cook – Committee Member
Contact Mobile: 6771 1030 or Email:

Mr Jason Riley – Committee Member 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 Gospel of Jesus Christ to the young people of Armidale.
Contact Mobile: 0409 396 713 or Email:

Mrs Julie Tadman – Committee Member
Contact Mobile: 0412 658 584 or Email: