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CPNSW INC Councillors and Office Bearers

2022/23 Councillors and Office Bearers

President Lucie Peart (The Gilgandra Weekly, The Nyngan Weekly, Narromine Star and Warren Star)
Deputy President Lee O'Connor (Coonamble Times)
Vice-President Wanda Dunnet OAM (The Courier, Narrabri and Gunnedah Times)
Vice-President Tim Pankhurst (Dubbo Photo News, Orange City Life, Narromine Star and Warren Star)
Immediate Past President Garry Baker (Deniliquin Pastoral Times, Life Member)

Hartley Higgins (Monaro Post)
Mark Griggs (Wellington and District Leader)
Dylan Smith (The Courier, Narrabri)
Mary Yule (Forster Fortnightly)
Krista Schade (The Hay Riverine Grazier) - from May 2023.
Edward Higgins (The Cowra Guardian) - from July 2023.
Kaitlin Britton (Coonabarabran Times) - retired May 2023.
Cathy Law (The Bugle) - retired April 2023.

Previous Councils

2015 to 2021 Office Bearers

President Lucie Peart (appointed 17 November, 2017)
Deputy President and Life Member Barry Wilson (appointed 8 March, 2019 - retired as deputy August 13, 2021)
Vice President Wanda Dunnet OAM (appointed 8 March, 2019)
Vice President Lee O'Connor (appointed 8 March, 2019; appointed deputy president August 13, 2021)
2017 Garry Baker (Deniliquin Pastoral Times, Interim President)
2015-2017 I George (Fairfax Media)

2015 Councillors and Office Bearers

Greg Watson – President (and Life Member)
Sandra Chambers – Deputy President
Sue Prescott – Vice President
Ian George – Vice President

2015 Councillors

Jenny Baldwin
Jason Ellem
Jason King
Rebecca Gillon
Christian Knight
Noel Loughnan
Barry Wilson

Country Press NSW Inc. Life Members

John Dunnet OAM
Arthur Bradley
David Sommerlad AM
Barry Chataway
Greg Watson
Alan Pont
Garry Baker
Bob Mackie
Barry Wilson