The Australasian peak body for road rescue

Technical Committee

The ARRO Technical Committee is established to provide expert advice to the Executive Committee of ARRO in matters pertaining to the staging of the annual Australasian Rescue Challenge and changes to rescue techniques or relevant medical interventions, vehicle technology and their implications for rescue.

The Technical Committee is chaired by the Challenge Coordinator and includes 3 specialists from the membership of ARRO who provide input in relation to command, technical and medical issues as well as a Research & Education Officer and a Trauma Challenge Coordinator. 

Challenge Coordinator: Dave Stackhouse

Challenge Coordinator: Dave Stackhouse

Dave is currently working in the New Zealand Fire Service in Christchurch Metro- Area 21, and holds the rank of Area Commander.

He began hi... More »

30 Jul 2018

Technical Committee: Michael Vanderzalm

Technical Committee: Michael Vanderzalm

Mick Vanderzalm is a senior Rescue Officer in the Victorian State Emergency Service, Morwell unit. Mick joined the Morwell Unit in 1989 and is curr... More »

27 Aug 2011

Research & Education Officer: Peter Bradow

Research & Education Officer: Peter Bradow

Peter is a member of the Queensland Fire & Emergency Services. He joined the ARRO Technical Committee in 2015 More »

25 Jul 2015

Technical Committee: Jemal Weston

Technical Committee: Jemal Weston

Jemal is currently working in Fire and Emergency New Zealand in Wanganui-Area 13 and is Acting Assistant Area Commander-Operations.

He bega... More »

1 Sep 2018

Technical Committee: Hannah MacLeod

Technical Committee: Hannah MacLeod

Hannah was appointed to the role of Medical Specialist on the ARRO Technical Comm... More »

7 Apr 2021

Technical Committee: Steve Mann, Trauma Challenge Coordinator

Technical Committee: Steve Mann, Trauma Challenge Coordinator

Steve has been an ARRO medical assessor for nine years and is employed with St John Ambulance (New Zealand) as a Clinical Support Officer/Intensive... More »

15 Jul 2020

 
 

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