RI President’s Representative

IPDG Sue Hayward PHF, JP  – has been selected as RI President’s Representative 

Sue is the Immediate Past District Governor for D9675, which encompasses the southern half of metropolitan Sydney, the Illawarra and around the base of the Blue Mountains.

Sue joined Rotary in 1995 in Adelaide, SA.  She was the Charter President of the RC Prospect Sunrise and the first female Charter President in the southern hemisphere.  On moving to Sydney, Sue joined the RC Sydney Darling Harbour, aka ‘The Darlings’, and between those two clubs has held all director positions, including being ‘recycled’ as a President in 2004-05.  Sue has been actively involved in all club activities and has nominated many members during her time as a Rotarian.

Sue has held the following roles within the District:  District Governor, Assistant Governor, Community Services Chair, Grand Stories Chair, GSE Chair, Polio Chair and Rotary Foundation Committee member. She is the Conference Chair for the D9675 2021 Conference and will be on the Learning & Development Committee in 2020-21. Sue has been a speaker at Rotary Conferences and events.  She loves ‘Smelly Dollars!’

Sue’s early career was in vocational training, and business management & consulting.  She holds tertiary qualifications in those areas and ran her own Registered Training Organisation before moving to Sydney and joining the Australian Red Cross Blood Service.  She then moved into health regulation with the NSW Medical Board and AHPRA.  She was a registered Civil Celebrant, but now conducts funerals and works as an Emcee.

Sue is married to Mike who is a retired architect and they have a son, Simon, who is a medical practitioner and a daughter-in-law, Kendall who is a veterinary surgeon.  They both live in Adelaide.


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