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Our Board



 Rosemary Bishop  (M.B.A., G.A.I.C.D., B.A. (Hons.) Dip Ed)                                                                            

Rosemary is the Manager of Springwood Neighbourhood Centre. She has a background in business, community services and education. She was the CEO of 3Bridges, a community organisation that services the St George, Sutherland and Central Sydney area to enable community connection and support wellbeing from birth to death. Rosemary led the merge of Mamre Plains, a small charity supporting refugees and people with a disability, into Catholic Care before joining 3Bridges. She is engaged in community services and passionate about the quality of organisational governance. She is currently Chairperson for Connect Child and Family Services in the Blue Mountains and the Health Consumer Member Nepean Blue Mountains LHD Research Board Subcommittee.



Diane Burn

Bio coming soon.


Secretary of the Board

Christine McLeod

Christine has lived on and off in the Blue Mountains since 1986 when her Air Force husband was first posted to Glenbrook. She has also lived in Canberra, Melbourne, Perth and Atlanta, Georgia in the USA. She and her husband have 2 daughters and 4 grandchildren, all of whom give her much joy.

She is a retired Doctor of Clinical Psychology who worked in the Nepean Blue Mountains LHD for many years. Among her interests are: travelling- both as a grey nomad all around Australia- and overseas; reading; bush walking; tai chi and spending time with friends and family. She is a member of the Springwood Anglican church, Springwood Bushwalking Club, the Women’s Club in Sydney and the Springwood Neighbourhood Centre where she is both a volunteer and the Secretary on the Board.


Board Member

Geoffrey Glassock

As an ordained priest since 1959 Geoffrey has worked in various capacities in the Anglican
Church in Australia, the UK and the USA and as a Counselling psychologist Following the
Granville train disaster he was one of a group who in 1977 helped set up the National
Association of Loss and Grief and was Chairmen for many years. He was on the National.
Board of the Counselling College of the Australian Psychological Society. He had a private
practice is Spring wood since 2013. He was invited to join the Board of the International
Work Group on Death Dying and Bereavement. He has worked in Palliative Care in Sydney
and the UK He was on the staff of Sydney University and Head of the Department of
Psychiatric Nursing and Mental Health Studies. He was the Chairperson for the Ethics
Committee of The Australian College of Theology and on the Ethics committee of the NSW
Institute of Psychiatry. He is the International Director and was Community Director of the
Rotary Club of Springwood. He currently runs the Rotary DCaf meeting at The Ori every
second Tuesday of the month. He has lived in the Springwood area since 2013 and is an
Honorary Assistant at Christ Church


Board Member

Samantha Crisford-Eade

Samantha, a resident of the Blue Mountains since 2016, is deeply committed to Springwood as her forever home and seeks to forge connections within her community through her role on the SNCC Board. With over 20 years of experience as a Human Resources Business Partner and a BA majoring in Psychology, Samantha advocates for inclusivity and support for neurodiverse individuals in the workplace as an ADHD & Performance Coach. Through her multifaceted expertise and passion for community engagement, Samantha aims to enhance social welfare initiatives and advocate for the diverse needs of Springwood residents as a dedicated member of the SNCC Board.


Board Member

Trevor Day

Trevor worked as a senior manager in the Corporate sector for many years and was also on the board of a large Multi National having completed the Company Directors course (GAICD). Since 2011 he has worked in the Not-For-Profit sector and served on 3 Boards before joining SNCC. Trevor has lived in the Blue Mountains for over 40 years and apart from SNCC he is also a Presenter on Radio Blue Mountains.

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Board Member

Ian Hopkins

Bio coming soon.


Board Member

Glen Thickett

Glen is a senior leader in the Information Technology and Financial Services industries. A member of the SNCC board since 2023, he hopes his experience in process improvement, problem solving, vendor management, and organisational change management will provide useful support.

He lives in Blackheath with his wife of thirty+ years, and two dogs. His adult daughter lives in Springwood. When not working or making careful deliberations in SNCC board meetings he enjoys bushwalking, art, creative writing and random amateur carpentry projects.

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