MND NSW vice patron, Paul Brock AM, died on 25 March 2016 from MND. The board, staff and members of MND NSW offer their condolences to Paul's family, friends and work colleagues at NSW Department of Education. Paul was on the board of MND NSW from 2002-2006. He accepted the role of vice patron of MND NSW in May 2007, and continued in that role until the present. Paul was an inspiring educator, speaker and writer, and he never tired of advocating for the rights of people with a disability, particularly those with MND. Additionally, he was committed to raising awareness about the need for research into MND.