David has been manager at the Harvey Recreation and Culture Centre since 2005 and a Justice of the Peace since 2007.
He has been determined to see the Cultural Centre part of the venue grow and thrive and meet the needs of the diverse population and be a leader in change. He has been a master of gaining funding and has grown his program from a few shows a year to more than a performance a month. David has shown how venues can contribute to community needs and challenges.
David was also a founding member and chairman of Harvey Community Radio since it hit the airwaves in 1999. He recently joined the ranks of joined the likes of Ita Buttrose and Hugh Jackman to be awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia.