National Executive Committee

National Officers

Eamon Keating
National Chairman

John Colvan
Vice Chairman

Mitchel Batt
General Secretary

Past National Officers

National Chairman

  • Stan Booth 1971 – 1973
  • Ken Vinnicombe 1973 – 1976
  • Arthur Aichison 1976 – 1982
  • Michael Jones 1982 – 1997
  • Paul Trickey 1997 – 2003

Vice Chairman

  • Arthur Aichison 1971 – 1972
  • Ken Vinnicombe 1972 – 1973
  • Noel Minter 1973 – 1975
  • Arthur Aichison 1975 – 1976
  • James Walker 1976 – 1979
  • Michael Jones 1979 – 1982
  • George Hamblin 1982 – 1984
  • Andrew Burnside 1984 – 1984
  • Joe Darby 1984 – 1993
  • Paul Trickey 1993 – 1997
  • Tom Cullen 1997 – 2002
  • Dave Rogers 2002 – 2003
  • Sandy Greaves 2003 – 2007
  • Keith Jones 2007 – 2008
  • Sandy Greaves 2008 – 2011
  • James Gillen

General Secretary

  • John McCafferty 1971 – 1984
  • David King 1984 – 2003
  • Jim Miller 2003 – 2007
  • Paul O’Neill 2007 – 2011
  • John Regan 2011 – 2014

National Treasurer

  • Bert Wheeler 1971 – 1978
  • Ernie Cox 1978 – 1984
  • Allan Harris 1984 – 1995
  • Bernie Moss 1995 – 2005
  • John Garrett 2005 – 2012

Annual Conference

Any member of the Defence Police Federation is entitled to attend the Annual Conference as a guest at their own expense; however they shall have no voting rights.