District Governor Elect Jeff Egan
Jeff was born and educated in Sydney. Upon graduating with Arts and Law Degrees from the University of Sydney in 1978, Jeff worked as a Solicitor in Parramatta until he and wife, PDG Anne (deceased) decided to make a tree change in 1980 by moving to Murwillumbah. Together they established the Legal Firm of Egan Simpson in April 1980.
Jeff sold that practice in Feb 2018 but remained as a Consultant to the firm until August 2018 when he retired. As well as establishing the legal practice, Anne and Jeff raised 3 children in Murwillumbah. Kate lives in England with her husband and two eldest grandchildren. Tim, a former Rotarian and Chair of RYLA, lives in Brisbane and the youngest, Ben, lives with his wife Emma and baby Harrison at Mount Tambourine.
In June 1980 Jeff joined the Lions Club of Murwillumbah and held various positions including President of that Club as well as holding positions at District Level.
In June 2013 Jeff joined the Rotary Club of Mt Warning AM where he has held various board positions including President, Secretary and Foundation Chair.
For three years Jeff was the District Youth Protection Officer and has served as Assistant Governor for Cluster 4.
Jeff was the District Governor's consort/companion in 2015/16 and has attended three Rotary Institutes, an International Assembly and an International Convention. Jeff is a Paul Harris Society Member and, with Anne, obtained Major Donor status with the Rotary Foundation.