Nick Campbell-Jones Patron, Past President, Life Member. Born in Bowral on 13/12/1943 he is aged 75. Member since inception in 1989. Rose from Jackaroo to Manager Brunette Downs one of Australia's largest cattle properties. Then followed a very successful career in Real Estate. Past Councillor and Deputy Major of Wingecarribee Shire Council. Married to Christine, Nick has 3 children
Jason Lewis was born in Bowral and is married to Renee. They have four daughters. Jason is a local builder and felt the need to do his bit for the local community by helping raise money for families with special needs children. He joined KKKK in 2000 and continues to be a very active member. Jason's business Lewis Building Company is a platinum sponsor of the KKKK
Tony Springett OAM. President/Secretary, Life Member and Founding Member in 1989. Born in Bowral. Director of Springetts Pty Ltd. Being on of the Shires pioneering families, the Springetts have had a prominent position in Bowral affairs for over 100 years. Tony was born 9/4/1951 and has just had his 68th Birthday. He is married to Yvonne. Life Member Bowral Chamber of Commerce, Bowral Water Polo
Wade Thomas joined the Kommittee in 2020 after having relocated his family to the Highlands in 2019.
He is a Partner at Marsdens Law Group in Campbelltown who has for a long time been a supporter and sponsor of the KKKK. He is married to Laura and has young 3 kids.
Wade is passionate about giving back to the community and helping those who need it most. Being a part of the KKKK will allow him to be an integral part of raising funds and assisting the disadvantaged youth in the Highlands.
I am fortunate to have been a member of the KKKK Committee to witness firsthand the benefits and contributions we are able to make to the Special Needs Children of the Wingecarribee Shire.
The KKKK is a truly admirable organisation and I am privileged to have been a member. I have served on the committee as a Member/Treasurer 2003/2013 and was awarded Life Membership on 11/10/2013.
Tom Porter was raised in the Southern Highlands and educated in Sydney. After working in Hotels in The Rocks and The Eastern Suburbs, he returned to the Southern Highlands to become licensee of the Moss Vale Hotel in 1987. Tom has been a regular supporter of the 4K’s over the years. He is married to Lynda and has 2 boys at University in Sydney. He is currently Chairperson of the Southern Highlands Liquor Accord and is the MacArthur & Southern Highlands Delegate for the Australian Hotels Association Council.
Garry Turland joined the Committee in 2009. Born in Bowral and married to Heather, they have four children. Garry is the managing director of Turland Building Company. He is one of the prominent builders in the Southern Highlands. Garry is a current councillor of Wingecarribee Shire Council. He is a past member of the Bowral Chamber of Commerce, Bowral Water Polo and Bowral Rugby Club.
Peter was born in Watsons Bay and graduated from The Scots College in 2001. Peter is a keen Rugby fan and had a run in his younger years for Eastern Suburbs. Peter moved in to the pub industry in 2004 working in different hotels across Sydney. In 2014 he moved his family to Bowral where he bought the lease Hold of the Royal Hotel with his wife Kate. They have 2 young boys. Peter now has 3 Hotels in the area which are proud Sponsors of the Kollege of Knowledge Kommittee for Kids charity.
Mitchell was born on 03.01.1986. Mitch grew up in the Southern Highlands, runs an established local business and is a long-term resident, I’m passionate about the area and the people in it. My strong network and business development skills have and will continue to lend themselves to helping the KKKK reach their operational goals. I have a robust governance background with commercial experience, along with having a sound ability to generate partnerships and cooperation among stakeholders.
I am humbled to be a part of the KKKK and I will continue to push in a direction where we can continue to move forward and ultimately grow. The more funding we are able to generate, the more impact we can have for those underprivileged.
Matt Bow has lived in the Southern Highlands for more than 30 years. He & his wife Kate have 3 daughters. Matt is a partner in a local Chartered Accounting firm which specialises in the audit of self-managed super funds. Over the last 15 or so years, he has served as treasurer for several local sporting organisations. Having been a financial supporter of the 4k for many years, he is looking forward to sharing his professional expertise with the Committee to further enhance its ability to assist disadvantaged children in the Wingecarribee Shire.
Peter Stewart moved to the Southern Highlands with his wife Georgia in late 2017 after his semi-retirement from a long career in the education and hospitality sectors. His most recent role was as Executive Director at the Macquarie Graduate School of Management at Macquarie University. Whilst “retired” Peter is still an active consultant in the areas of business strategy and planning and is currently undertaking a global strategy consultancy project for the University of Wollongong. I have served on not-for-profit boards over many years and I am committed to using whatever skills I may possess to make the community better. The KKKK's commitment to helping the disadvantaged kids and families provides a great opportunity for me to contribute to the local community.
Alex joined the Kommittee in 2019, having moved from Sydney to the Southern Highlands with his wife and two daughters. He brings a depth of marketing and communications skills from a long career in financial services. Although he’s lived and worked globally, Alex and his family are happiest being part of the local Highlands community, including being involved with the great work of the KKKK.