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

Gary Lottering

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.

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.

 

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

Director

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

 

Ebony Curtis

Director

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

Noor Blumer

Director

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

 
 

Peter Murphy

Director

Peter specialises in not-for-profits, education, aged cared, and superannuation, and currently holds chair and directorship roles in a range of organisations.

Rolfe Brimfield

Director

Rolfe brings extensive HR and operational management to the Brave board, with 15 years experience in this area at a senior level.

 

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.

 

OUR STAFF

Alicia Ryan-Peek

People and Culture Manager

Alison Matthews

Mentor - Geelong, VIC

 

Allison Levinson

Chief Mentor and Stakeholder Manager

 

Amber Doblo

Mentor - Logan, QLD

 

Elaine Marx

Finance Officer

Luisa Caruana

Business and Executive Support Officer

 
 

Chantelle Hunt

Mentor - Darwin, NT

Emma Lechte

Team Leader, South

 

Jill Roche

Chief Operating Officer

 

Katrina Higgins

Mentor - Greater Hobart, TAS

 

Katryna Kennedy

Mentor - Darwin, NT

Melissa Rogers

Mentor - Wyong and Newcastle, NSW

 
 

Rebecca Hoare

Team Leader, North

Simone Grinter

Mentor - Geelong, VIC

 

Zen Tebeje

Mentor - Western Melbourne/Geelong VIC

 
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