Richard Lytham OAM
Collaroy SLSC and North Narrabeen SLSC
Richard joined Collaroy SLSC in 1984 and gained his Bronze Medallion in the same year. Ritchie has held many positions over the years.
He was the Club Social Conveyer and Premises Committee for 8 years, Delegate to Branch for 8 years, President of Collaroy from 1992 to 1995, a member of the Club Committee from 1996 to 1999 and received Distinguished Service of Collaroy in 1989.
At a Branch level Ritchie was a member of Organising Committee for the Australian Championships, Deputy President of SNB Branch from 1995 to 1996, President of SNB Branch from 1996 to 2000, He joined SNB Board of Examiners in 1988 and was a member of seven Branch Committees overall. He was awarded with Distinguished Service of the Sydney Northern Beaches Branch in 1999 and Life Membership of SNB in 2001.
Richie was also the Deputy President of Surf Life Saving New South Wales and he was awarded the Australian Sports Medal in 2000.
Ritchie has contributed an enormous amount of personal time to the development of the Sydney Northern Beaches Branch in the form of leadership, sponsorship, competition gear, finance and overall management which constitutes special service to the Branch.
Ritchie was awarded SNB Life Membership in 2001.