Joined Shoalhaven Young Liberals in 1997 at age 16. 1998 - 1999 Treasurer, Shoalhaven
Young Liberals. 1999 - 2000 Secretary, Shoalhaven Young Liberals. 2000 – 2009
President, Shoalhaven Young Liberals. 2000 - 2005 Secretary of the Gillmore
FEC. 1999 - present Delegate, NSW Liberal Party State Council. 1999 - 2001
Member, Policy Committee of the NSW Young Liberals. 2000 - 2001 Rural and
Regional Officer, NSW Young Liberals. 2001 - 2002 Membership Officer, NSW Young
Liberals. 2002 - 2003 Political Officer, NSW Young Liberals. 2003 - 2005
Member, State Platform Committee of the NSW Liberal Party. 2007 - 2012 Country
Representative, State Executive of the NSW Liberal Party. 2007 – 2012 Member,
Rural and Regional Committee of the NSW Liberal Party. Life Member of the NSW Young Liberal Movement 2019 – present.
Patron, Berry Red Cross 2008 - present. Patron. State Patron, University of Wollongong
Liberal Club 2011 - present. Patron, Albion Park Show Society 2010 - present.
Patron, Berry Show Society 2011 - present. Member, Bomaderry Bowling Club.
Patron, Kiama U3A 2011 - present. Patron, Nowra Players 2011 - present. Patron,
Shoalhaven Historical Society 2011 - present. Patron, Kiama and District
Historical Society 2011 - present. Patron, Shoalhaven Rugby Club 2011 -
present. Harold Ambassador, Life Education New South Wales 2011 - present.
Honorary Patron, Noah's Ark Centre of Shoalhanven Inc 2011 - present. Patron,
Albion Park Women's Hockey Club 2012 - present. Patron, The Roo Theatre Company
2012 - present. Secretary, Bipartisan Action Committee for Bravehearts 2012 -
present. Patron, Peterborough Foundation Inc 2012 - present. Patron. Patron,
Nowra Croquet Club Inc 2013 - present. Patron, Gerringong Bowling and
Recreation Club 2013 - present. Honorary Member, Kiama Golf Club, 2014 -
present. Patron, South Coast District Cricket Association 2016 - present.
Chair, Parliamentary Friends of the European Union 2015 - present.
2004 - 2012 Councillor, Shoalhaven City Council. September 2008 to August 2010 Deputy Mayor, Shoalhaven City Council.
Executive Member, NSW Local Government Association (2008-2011).
Mr Ward was a member of the One Association Taskforce responsible for merging the NSW Local Government Association and Shires Association in 2010.
In 2021, Mr Ward was appointed as a Paul Harris Fellow by Rotary International for his services to the community and specifically the Rotary Emergency Services Community Awards.
Bachelors of Arts and Bachelors of Commerce (University of Wollongong), Bachelors of Laws (University of New England), Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (Australian National University), Master of Laws (University of Sydney).
Solicitor of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.
Solicitor of the High Court of Australia.
Member of the Law Society of NSW.
Interests include - golf, reading and work, work, work.