Vice Governor 2016-17

DG Maurie STACK (Deidre)

Rotary Club of Taree on Manning

200 Woola Road, Taree 2430

(H) 6552 2818 (W) 6592 6511 (M) 0427 668 821


Maurie joined the Rotary club of Taree on Manning in 2001. He has held the positions on Club President twice and various board positions at club level. He received a Paul Harris Fellowship recognition from his club.

At District level, Maurie chaired the Youth Protection committee sand after adoption of its guidelines was appointed as inaugural Youth Protection Officer which he held for three years. He was chair of the district Peace committee during which time two nominated scholars were awarded Rotary Peace Scholarships to study in the USA and South America. He was appointed by RAWCS as the coordinator of its Indonesian Project which resulted in the building of a mini hospital on the island of Nias and the extension of that facility. He has served as a member of the District Resolutions Committee and has been the District Legal Officer since 2012.

Maurie has been married to Deidre since 1972 and they have four children and seven grandchildren.

Maurie was for many years a member of Taree Apex Club and was its president in 1979. He was an alderman of the Greater Taree City Council for seven years and was a member of the Council’s planning committee as well as chairing its river committee and secondary industry committee. He was the inaugural president of the Manning Valley Tourist Association, chaired the fundraising committee for the construction of the Manning Entertainment Centre and subsequently for the building of its Fly Tower.

Maurie is the Chairman of Stacks Law Group. He served for 9 years as a councillor of the Law Society of NSW, for six years on its executive and in 1995 as its president. He chaired the council’s personal injury committee and the accident compensation committee of the Law Council of Australia for many years. He was trustee of the Solicitors Trust Account Fund, was a Supreme Court delay reduction committee member, and the Supreme Court differential case management committee. He was appointed by the NSW government to the Transcover review committee and subsequently to the motor accidents Miller review committee. He was appointed by the Australian government to the Health and Services Compensation Act review committee and for eight years was a councilor of the Australian Institute of Judicial Administration. For years, Maurie was also a Director of LawCover the professional indemnity insurer of the solicitors of NSW.

Maurie holds a Bachelor of Laws and Master of Laws from the University of Sydney. He plays banjo (badly) and guitar.