Our People - Brave Foundation

Our People

OUR AMBASSADORS

Professor Julie Quinlivan

Professor Julie Quinlivan is an obstetrician and gynaecologist. She is Chair of the Clinical Senate of Western Australia.

Jan Russ

Jan Russ was the casting director for Neighbours for almost 25 years, and was responsible for launching the careers of stars such as Kylie Minogue; Jason Donovan; Guy Pearce and Liam Hemsworth.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

David Bartlett

Chair

David Bartlett was the 43rd Premier of Tasmania from 2008 until 2011. During his parliamentary career he also held the positions of Minister for Innovation, Science & Technology and Minister for Education & Skills.  

Gary Lottering

Deputy Chair

Gary has over 20 years experience in the corporate sector at an executive management level including 10 years working within Tasmanian state-owned companies.

 

Teisha Archer

Director

Teisha Archer joined the Brave Foundation Board in February 2015. She is firstly mum to a gorgeous 3 year old boy Orson and wife to Aaron. All three love to get outdoors on their bikes or for a walk at any chance they get.

 

Bernadette Black

CEO & Founding Director

Bernie is an accomplished businesswoman, councillor, author and keynote speaker with some serious accolades to her name - not to mention starting Brave Foundation.

 

Noor Blumer

Director

Noor is an accomplished lawyer and mother of 4 based in Canberra. Her first child was born when she was 17.

Chris Love

Director

Chris brings a considerable breadth of experience to the Brave board, having been involved in the arts, business and various not-for-profits.

 
 

Chris Ryan-Peek

Chris is an experienced auditor having worked as an auditor and advisor for both public and private sector organisations.

Ebony Curtis

Ebony was a teen mother and recently joined the Board after years of advocating alongside Brave.

 

OUR STAFF

Alicia Ryan-Peek

People and Culture Manager

Allison Levinson

Chief Mentor and Stakeholder Manager

 

Elaine Marx

Finance Officer

 

Luisa Caruana

Business and Executive Support Officer

 

Chantelle Hunt

Mentor - Darwin, NT

Claire Rowe

Mentor - Geelong and Western Melbourne, VIC

 
 

Emma Lechte

Mentor - Greater Melbourne, VIC

Jess Jackson

Mentor - Logan, QLD

 

Jess Quin

Mentor - Greater Hobart, TAS

 

Katryna Kennedy

Mentor - Darwin, NT

 

Maree Prinsen

Mentor - Caboolture, QLD

Melissa Rogers

Mentor - Wyong and Newcastle, NSW

 
 

Rebecca Hoare

Mentor - Ipswich, QLD

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