Finance, Audit & Risk Management Committee Member: March 2009-Present
Mr Jonathan Ridnell has not served in the military, and represents non-service members interests on the Finance, Audit & Risk Management Committee. However, his family has a long history of service in the British and US Armed forces. Both his grandparents served on the Western Front in WWI, one continued to serve in WWII, his father served in Korea and he has a cousin who retired from the US Army as a major.
Jonathan became a social member for the Bendigo District RSL when he joined an RSL tennis team in 2004. He joined the Finance and Risk Management Committee shortly afterwards. With a media and management background, he has been able to contribute to the branch as a committee member and has had the honour of MC’ing ANZAC Day and Remembrance Day commemorations for the last seven years.