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Ian Angus

Ian Angus - Chairperson

  • Member Board Development Committee
  • Member HR Committee
  • Bachelor of Laws
  • Solicitor
  • Former CEO, College of Law Victoria
  • Former Senior Counsel & Company Secretary, Esso Australia Group
  • Extensive experience in community and council planning issues
  • Joined Board of Governance in 2008

Kirsty Bennett

  • Member Facilities Management Committee
  • Bachelor of Architecture (Hons)
  • Graduate Diploma Gerontology
  • Bachelor of Divinity (Hons)
  • Registered Architect (Vic) RAIA
  • Manager Major Projects and Architecture, Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, Uniting Church in Australia
  • Member Brunswick Uniting Church
  • Former Board Member, Billanook College
  • Former Associate Director KLCK Architects
  • Extensive experience in designing for older people, project management, master planning and consultation
  • Joined Board of Governance in 2009
Paul Hamilton
Paul Hamilton
  • Member Board Development Committee
  • Member Facilities Management Committee
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Health Services Manager
  • Extensive experience in Primary Health Sectors, AOD Treatment Sector, and Forensic Health
  • Considerable experience in service planning, primary health care service delivery, contract negotiation and service evaluation
  • Joined Board of Governance in 2009
Draga Jevtic

Draga Jevtic

  • Chair HR Committee
  • BSc, MA (Psychology), Post Grad Cert & Dip Management Psychology
  • Member Australian Psychological Society & College of Organisational Psychologists
  • Company Directors Course – Diploma (Aust Institute of Company Director, AICD)
  • Graduate Member AICD
  • Certified Australian Human Resources Institute Member
  • Former Board Member of Serbian Welfare Association of Victoria
  • Former Board Member of Eating Disorders Foundation Victoria
  • Experience in organisational development, profiling and assessment, mediation and debriefing, management/executive coaching
  • Joined Board of Governance in 2011
Margaret Lester

Margaret Lester

  • Chairperson Marketing & Communications Committee
  • Member Facilities Management Committee
  • Diploma Business Marketing Monash
  • Accredited Executive Trainer
  • 30 years Business Management Experience
  • Specialty in Retail and Publishing
  • Self Employed Management Consultancy Experience
  • Joined Board of Governance in 2008
Susan McWhirter

Susan McWhirter

  • Member Audit & Risk Management Committee
  • Extensive experience with private and public sector finance and corporate services including financial management and reporting, risk management and compliance and audit.
  • Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)
  • Certified Practising Accountant (CPA Australia)
  • Bachelor of Business in Accounting
  • Chief Financial Officer of the Beddison Group
  • Joined Board of Governance in 2011
Robert Renton

Robert Renton

  • Chair Board Development Committee
  • Member Marketing & Communications Committee
  • B.A., Grad.Dip.Ed., Grad. Dip.Ed.Admin
  • Chairperson, UnitingCare Werribee Support & Housing, and former Chairperson, MetroWest Housing Services
  • Minister of the Word, Uniting Church in Australia. Former Headmaster, Wesley College Melbourne
  • Experienced in strategic planning and governance
  • Presbytery Minister Administration and Secretary, Presbytery of Port Phillip West
  • Joined Board of Governance in 2009
Christine Robertson

Christine Robertson

  • Member Audit & Risk Management Committee
  • Master of Education (Leadership and Management)
  • Graduate Certificate Adult Education and Training
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Bachelor of Community Welfare
  • Member AICD
  • Fellow Leadership Victoria
  • Senior Executive experience in Tertiary Education
  • Expertise in Strategic Planning, Organisational Development, Change Management, Community and Urban Renewal
  • Former Regional Council Member, Adult Community and Further Education
  • Former Secretary Committee of Management, North Melbourne Language and Literacy
  • Former Treasurer, Uniting Church Community Refugee Resettlement Committee, Townsville North Queensland
  • Joined Board of Governance in 2011
Sandy Ross

Sandy Ross - Deputy Chairperson

  • Chairperson Audit & Risk Management Committee
  • Member HR Committee
  • BA (Hons), MA, PhD
  • Research Fellow, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne
  • Williamson Community Leadership Fellow - 2000
  • Former member (1988-2006) and Chair (2003-06), Board of the Fitzroy Learning Network Inc.
  • Former Secretary, CSIRO Staff Association; Former Division Secretary, CPSU (Cwth)
  • Experience in tertiary and community education, government, industrial relations and financial services sectors
  • Expertise in governance, public policy, international relations
  • UCA member
  • Joined Board of Governance in 2008

Warren Smith

  • Member Audit & Risk Management Committee
  • Bachelor of Commerce and Administration (BCA), Victoria, Wellington
  • Chartered Accountant (New Zealand)
  • Former Finance Director (Asia Pacific) EDS Corporation
  • Former CFO and Assistant Managing Director, EDS (New Zealand) Limited
  • Former Associate Institute for Independent Business (International)
  • Independent Business Consultant
  • Extensive senior executive experience in New Zealand, USA and Australia specialising in Finance, acquisitions, mergers and strategic planning
  • Experience in Information Technology Outsourcing industry, SME's and Not for Profit sector.
  • Joined Board of Governance 2010
Mark Whitmore

Mark Whitmore

  • Chairperson Facilities Management Committee
  • Member Marketing & Communications Committee
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) and Master of Engineering (Project Management)
  • Fellow (2007) Williamson Community Leadership Program
  • Experience in international expansion, strategic partnerships and corporate marketing
  • Former senior management positions at Telstra and French based Webraska
  • Extensive experience in business planning, contract negotiation and organisational governance
  • Joined Board of Governance in 2008
Joanna Wriedt

Joanna Wriedt

  • Member Facilities Management Committee
  • Member Marketing & Communications Committee
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Juris Doctor
  • Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Former adviser to Federal Health Minister
  • Lawyer
  • Member, Radiation Advisory Committee, Victorian Government
  • Extensive experience in government health policy and Ministerial dealings
  • Extensive experience in medical research, including risk analysis and epidemiology
  • Joined Board of Governance in 2011