Donations to the Trust will be applied either to the ongoing support of those families left behind by the death of their loved one in the service of our country or alternately funds will be directed into making life the best it can be for the families of those Commandos who are seriously injured whilst on operations.
The Trustees will consider each case on its merits based on a complete brief provided by a Military Board convened to assess and recommend suitable levels of support to affected SOCOMD members and families.
The Trustees of the Commando Welfare Trust are;
- MAJGEN Tim McOwan AO DSC CSM - Patron
- Graham Ferguson - Chairman of Trustees (General Manager Plenary Living)
- MAJGEN Jeffrey Sengelman DSC AM CSC - Deputy Chairman (SOCAUST)
- Peter Harvie - Trustee (Chairman – CHE Pty Ltd)
- Bruce Parker - Trustee (Managing Director - HM Engines Pty Ltd)
- Damian Paul – Trustee (National Managing Director – M+K Lawyers)
- Peter Laverick - Trustee (Partner – Laverick Legal Lawyers)
- Ian Breedon - Trustee (Former Partner – Deloitte Australia)