Denis Simond (President)

Local U3A: Shoalhaven

Email: President


Denis Simond has an extensive history with U3As including arranging the sponsorship of the first printed list of U3As in Australia; attending 2 world conferences, one in Wuhan as a keynote speaker; attending numerous State Conferences in Victoria and NSW; being a committee member and Past President and a current presenter at U3A Shoalhaven and a presenter at many U3As from Bundaberg, Qld to Albany, WA, and many in between.

He is both an RR for the South Coast and the Network NSW President for the remainder of the current term of office.

Prior to his retirement, he was Executive Director and CEO of The Australian and New Zealand College for Seniors Ltd, a Not for Profit, university based, educational travel program operator. He attended Macquarie University and graduated from the School of Education, specialising in Adult Education.

Roger Curran

(Vice President)

Email: Vice President



Roger Curran has been a member of Brunswick Valley U3A since 2004. His first role at Brunswick Valley was editor of the newsletter which meant he knew everything that was happening in the club. He is presently the president of the club.
In 2019, he took on the role of Regional Representative for the Far North Coast. He now returns to this role and also takes up the position of Network Vice President.
Roger has a long history of active participation in car clubs, Toastmasters, and on the committees for major fund-raising events in the Brunswick Valley. With a career that included a lot of workplace relations, Roger enjoys being out the front with a microphone in his hand.

Roger looks forward to a productive time back on the Netwwork Committee and the Executive and to reviewing the priorities of the Network after the disruptions of the last couple of years.

Greg Brown (Secretary)

Local U3A: Leeton U3A

Contact Details: Secretary


Greg Brown is a retired irrigation farmer living in Leeton NSW.  He was a part of the steering committee leading to the creation of Leeton U3A in 2016 and served as Vice-President of Leeton U3A, where he is still an active member.  At the Regional Forum in May 2019, he was appointed as the Murrumbidgee/Murray Regional Representative on the U3A Network NSW Committee.

Greg has a lifetime of experience in executive positions in a number of community organisations including as a District Governor of Rotary.  He has represented ricegrowers on many local, state and national committees, serving as a member of the Rice Marketing Board and as a Director of Sun Rice.

As a former Major in the Australian Army, he has also been President of Leeton Legacy since 2005.

The NSW U3A Network Committee consists of an ‘executive team’ and nominees from the nine U3A Regions in NSW. Click the Region Name below for your Regional Representative’s (committee member) name and if you wish to check-out the ‘local U3As’ within the region, click your selected “Region” name below

The Find a Network Member page will also give access to the Regional Representative Email address.

Regional Representative – Jean Lewis

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U3A Central Coast; Singleton U3A; Southlakes U3A; Tuggerah Lakes U3A; Cessnock City U3A; Eastlakes U3A; Lake Macquarie U3A; Maitland U3A; Myall U3A; Newcastle U3A; Port Stephens Third Age Learning; SAM U3A

Regional Representative – Lindsay Cox

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Bathurst U3A; Cowra U3A; U3A Dubbo Chapter; Forbes College for Seniors; Mudgee District U3A; Oberon U3A; Orange U3A; Parkes College for Seniors

Regional Representative – Roger Curran

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Ballina/Byron Bay U3A; Brunswick Valley U3A; Clarence River U3A; Grafton U3A; U3A Tweed Coast; U3A Northern Rivers (Lismore)

Regional Representative – Vacant

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Coffs Harbour U3A; Dorrigo Plateau U3A; Forster Tuncurry U3A; Gloucester District U3A; Kempsey/Macleay U3A; Manning Valley U3A; Nambucca Valley U3A; Port Macquarie Hastings U3A

Regional Representative – Vacant

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U3A ACT; Batemans Bay U3A; U3A Bermagui and District; U3A Goulburn Mulwarree; U3A Sapphire Coast; Snowy Mountains U3A

Regional Representative – Greg Brown (Secretary)

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Cootamundra U3A; Deniliquin U3A; Griffith U3A; Leeton U3A; Wagga Wagga U3A

Regional Representative – Vacant

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U3A Armidale; U3A Bingara; Inverell U3A;  Namoi U3A; Tamworth Regional U3A

Regional Representative – Denis Simond  (President)

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U3A Central Illawarra; Kiama U3A; U3A Milton/Ulladulla; U3A Northern Illawarra; Shellharbour City U3A; U3A Shoalhaven Third Age of Learning; U3A Southern Highlands; U3A Wollongong

Regional Representative –  Vacant

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Liverpool U3A School for Seniors