Neil (Mac) McCloskey was a delegate to conference for 22 conservative years. A respected police officer, citizen and raconteur in the Granville area, he was known for his integrity, loyalty, storytelling and love of poetry. Mac joined the NSW Police Force in 1937 and retired on 28 September 1975 with the rank of inspector 1st class. He loved lawn bowls and was a committee member of the Police Bowling Club for 15 years. He died on 23 August 2001.