Ian was elected chairman at the 2016 referees end of season meeting.
Ian is a Northlander currently working in Auckland. His history with Rugby League in the province goes back to when he was playing with the Dargaville Devils many years ago.
Ian’s referring took him down to Auckland to officiate premier & representative matches.
In 2016 he returned home to assist Northland Rugby League with his acquired experiences. Such is his commitment & desire to develop referees he has now been appointed Chairman with the over all mandate to grow & develop our referees