Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Daryl Melham AM


B. Ec., LL.B. (Syd),
Life Member of Revesby Workers’ Club

  • Director since September 1980 (42 years)
  • President from September 2010 until present (12 years)
  • Vice President from December 1982 to September 2010 (28 years)
  • Formerly Federal Member of Parliament for the Seat of Banks from 1990 to 2013 (23 years)
  • Liaison Director – Revesby Workers’ Men’s Bowling Club, Revesby Workers’ Women’s Bowling Club, Revesby Workers’ Ladies Indoor Bowls Club and Welfare Coordinator
  • Club’s Representative – Revesby Workers’ Sports Club
  • Chair – Revesby Workers’ Club Scholarship Committee
  • Member – Revesby Workers’ Club Audit and Governance Committee
  • Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM)

Christine Butters


Registered Nurse & Midwife
Life Member of Revesby Workers’ Club

  • Director since September 2010 (12 years)
  • Vice President from October 2022 until present
  • Liaison Director –  Revesby Workers’ Garden Club, Revesby Ladies Group, Mooney Mooney Bowls Club, Mooney Mooney Fishing Club, Marine Rescue and Illawong Revesby Workers’ Senior Athletics.
  • Member – Mooney Mooney Club Advisory Committee
  • Life Member – Revesby Workers’ Little Athletics Centre
  • President – Revesby Workers Little Athletics Centre
  • Secretary – Southern Metropolitan Zone Athletics
  • Director – Bankstown City Aged Care
  • Committee Member – Western Metropolitan Region Committee of ClubsNSW

Christine Benham


F Fin (Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia)
Life Member Of Revesby Workers’ Club

  • Director since November 2008 (14 years)
  • Over 30 years career in managing investment and corporate assets domestically and internationally
  • Liaison Director –  Revesby Workers’ Basketball Club, Revesby Workers’ Cricket Club, Revesby Workers’ Fishing Club, Revesby Workers’ Women’s Hockey, Revesby Workers’ Swim Club and Bankstown Stroke Support Group
  • Life Member – Revesby Workers’ Cricket Club and Bankstown District Cricket Association
  • Chair – Bill Bullard Charity Committee, Welfare Coordinator and Member of Revesby Workers’ Club Audit and Governance Committee
  • Secretary – Revesby Workers’ Cricket Club
  • Junior Vice President – Bankstown District Cricket Association
  • Former Committee Member Peter “Bullfrog” Moore Memorial Sports Foundation
  • Community Representative – School Council, Caroline Chisholm Public School

Kylie Wilkinson



  • Director Since October 2018 (4 years)
  • Former Chair & Board Director – Bankstown Canterbury Community Transport
  • Liaison Director – Revesby Workers’ Soccer Club, Revesby Workers’ Seniors Golf, Revesby Workers’ Touch Football Club, Revesby Workers’ Scrabble Club and Revesby Workers’ Australian Native Orchid Club.
  • Candidate for the East Hills State Labor Seat of East Hills
  • Deputy Chair – Biyani House Women’s Community Shelter
  • Life Member and President – Bankstown Jets Touch Association
  • Life Member – Bankstown Touch Association and East Hills Netball Club
  • NSW Touch Regional Director and State Selector
  • Member – Revesby Workers’ Club Scholarship Committee

Baden Kirgan


  • Director since October 2020 (2 years)
  • Commerce (Economics)
  • Managing Director – Jeffries Printing Services since June 2000
  • Publisher – Black House Comics from 2008 – 2014
  • Director – Chifley Creative from 2017 – 2019
  • Treasurer – Evatt Foundation from 2009 – 2011
  • Liaison Director – Revesby Workers’ Men’s Golf, Revesby Workers’ Netball Club, Revesby Workers’ Little Athletics Club and Revesby Writers.
  • Member – Revesby Workers’ Club Audit and Governance Committee and Revesby Workers’ Club Scholarship Committee

David Raper


Master of Business and Technology (UNSW 2010), Diploma of Management
Certified Project Manager Practitioner

  • Director since October 2022
  • Liaison Director for Revesby Workers’ Billiards and Snooker Club, Revesby Workers’ Darts Club and Revesby Workers’ Spearfishing Club
  • Member of Revesby Workers’ Club for 35 years
  • Previously Vice President of Revesby Workers’ Men’s Bowling Club
  • Represented Revesby Workers’ Club in both cricket and snooker
  • Employed with a NSW Government Agency undertaking Project Management
  • Previously worked as a Customs Officer, Production Planner, Employment Consultant and Policy Development Officer

Linda Downey


Bachelor of Economics, Grad Diploma Labour, Relations and the Law, Diploma of Education, Elected members certificate
Life Member of Revesby Workers’ Club

  • Director since October 2022
  • Liaison Director for Light on the Hill Society, Scholarship Committee and Revesby Workers’ Toastmasters/Gavel Club
  • Local teacher/careers adviser employed by the Department of Education for over 25 years
  • Councillor Bankstown City Council (2008 – 2015)
  • Mayor of Bankstown (2014-2015)
  • Councillor of Canterbury Bankstown City Council (2017 – present)
  • Deputy Mayor Canterbury Bankstown City Council (2021)
  • Life Member NSW ALP
  • Member of RWC Light on the Hill Society
  • Member of RWC Scholarship Committee

Scott Bennetts



  • CEO from March 2020
  • Previous Revesby Workers’ Club COO from 2008 – 2012
  • Previous CEO – Easts Group
  • Previous CEO – Sydney Roosters 2013 – 2015 and 2018
  • Life Member – Eastern Suburbs Leagues Club
  • Member – Australian Club Gaming Council
  • Management Representative – Revesby Workers’ Club Audit and Governance Committee
  • Qualifications – Commerce and Business Management
  • Experience – Business Strategy, Hospitality Operations and Community Engagement Initiatives