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Refuge Victoria is an independent not-for-profit incorporated association governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Our directors govern and guide Refuge Victoria and are committed to the organisation’s vision for people escaping family violence to live safe and free.

Emily Ryder

Emily Ryder

Chair

Director since 2019.
Appointed Chair 2021.
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Bridget Thakrar

Bridget Thakrar

Deputy Chair

Appointed Deputy Chair November 2023.
Director since 2021.
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Professor Heather Douglas AM

Professor Heather Douglas AM

Secretary

Appointed July 2023.
Appointed Secretary November 2023.
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Lino Sinni

Lino Sinni

Treasurer

Director since 2021.
Appointed Treasuer 2022.
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Antoinette Masiero

Antoinette Masiero

Director

Appointed July 2023.
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Funda Ozenc

Funda Ozenc

Director

Appointed July 2023.
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Janet Jukes OAM

Janet Jukes OAM

Chief Executive Officer

CEO since July 2022.
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