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Rob Ewart  President

Rob only discovered the pleasure of Rock'n'Roll dancing just a few months before the demise of Just Rock.   He credits Kevin & Carol Ross of the Fourmost Dance Company for stimulating his interest in the more technical aspects of this form of dancing.  

Once retired after a notable career in Local Government, supporting community arts, sport and leisure activities, Rob felt obliged to get involved with the VRRDA.  He is also a Forum Moderator on www.vicrock.com.au. Along with his wife Margie, Rob loves the raunchiness of Melbourne's pub scene and prefers dancing to Roots Rock, Rockabilly and R&B.


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Annette Niven  Secretary

Annette loves all forms of dance and it has been her main hobby throughout her life. She started dancing at an early age; learning ballet and tap when young. She took up ballroom dancing in her mid-twenties and went on to complete Gold Medal exams in Ballroom and Latin American.  She began learning Rock'n'Roll dancing in 2001 at Fourmost. Rock'n'Roll is now her way of keeping fit while having fun and making lots of new friends.  With her partner, now fiance, David, she has competed in VRRDA State Championships since 2002, with impressive results. They have regularly competed in the SE Australian Championships and at both Wintersun & the Adelaide Championships, consistently bringing home more trophies.


David Gilfillan  Treasurer

David started to learn Rock & Roll in 2002 through the inspiration of his partner Annette Niven, who at that time was a member of the Fourmost Dance Company. It was under the watchful eyes of both Kevin and Carol Ross, the teachers at Fourmost, that David found a lasting desire to learn the art of dance.  David openly admits that through the friendships shown to him from others within the dance group, and from dancers around the Melbourne area and Interstate, he has formed lifelong friendships.

Both he and Annette have competed locally and Interstate, with much success over their dancing journey, and can still be seen today in and around the competition scene.  David's first love in sport would have to be that of following his beloved Manchester United which he has done since 1973.  He is a big fan within the AFL of Hawthorn FC and is a keen fisherman in his leisure time, given the opportunity.

Andrew Camp  Vice President  

Andrew has been dancing Rock‘n’Roll for over 15 years; in the Latrobe Valley and East Gippsland.  He first started at age seven and instantly fell in love with everything to do with Rock‘n’Roll dancing and the culture.  Once Andrew turned 18 (and met the age requirements) he joined the Committee of Lakeside Rockers and served there for four years.  More recently he started up his own DJ business called ACDJ.  He has completed a cadetship of Teaching with S’coolhouse Rock & Swing and has also served as the President of the Latrobe Rockers, Gippsland.   Andrew remains enthusiastic about dancing but his focus has shifted in the last few years to teaching and promoting, particularly with younger people.  He also has a great passion for competitive dancing and has competed in many comps throughout Victoria.  Andrew was the winner of the Victorian State Adult Title in 2011 and has placed highly in many of the competitions that he has entered.

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