Our People - Brave Foundation

Our People

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Prof. Maria Harries

Chair

Professor Maria Harries AM is Adjunct Professor at Curtin University and a Senior Honorary Research Fellow in Social Work and Social Policy in the School of Population Health at The University of Western Australia.

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.

 

Ebony Curtis

Director

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

 

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.

Sabina Curatolo

Director

Sabina is highly experienced in public policy and social innovation with more than 19 years’ experience in international institutions, Australian government, politics, civil society and with the private sector.

 
 

Angie Mastrippolito

Director

Angie has over 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry both as an Executive and as an adviser. Her executive experience includes 5 years as a superannuation fund CEO and two years as a COO.

Irene Quah

Director

Irene is a Certified Practicing Accountant and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

 

OUR STAFF

Allison Levinson

Head of Program

Cath Cooper

Team Leader, South

 

Luisa Caruana

Executive Support and Communications

 

Chantelle Hunt

Mentor - Darwin, NT

 

Jill Roche

Chief Operating Officer

Jess Toohey

Mentor - Geelong ,VIC

 
 

Karina Hilliard

Mentor - Ipswich, QLD

Katrina Higgins

Mentor - Greater Hobart, TAS

 

Steph Paramenter

Mentor - Greater Melbourne, VIC

 

Zen Tebeje

Mentor - Western Melbourne/Geelong VIC

 
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