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Raymond Burnett
Deputy Chair
Director since 2018.
Appointed Deputy Chair July 2021.
Raymond Burnett
Raymond is a dynamic executive consultant with significant senior experience in all levels of government, the community sector, private sector and academia. Raymond's experiences include sitting on national decision-making panels and senior evidence advisory bodies; leading major service and organisational redevelopment; strategic plan facilitation and overseeing national and statewide training initiatives. Raymond holds a range of qualifications including a Masters in Leadership and Management, a Masters of Public Health, and a Bachelor of Social Work. Raymond is a Graduate of the AICD and the International Partnership Brokers Association Programs. Raymond is Past President of the Doncare Board, a member of the Deakin University Health Academic Advisory Board, a member of the AICD, a member of Different Journeys, and sits on the Opening Doors Community Leadership Committee. He also loves growing vegetables.
Emily Ryder

Emily Ryder

Chair

Director since 2019.
Appointed Chair July 2021.
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Kerrie McMahon

Kerrie McMahon

Treasurer

Director since 2018.
Appointed Treasurer 2021.
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Professor Karen Smith

Professor Karen Smith

Secretary

Director since 2020.
Appointed Secretary 2021.
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Bernadette Dobeli

Bernadette Dobeli

Board Director

Bernadette joined the wider collective of Brenda House in 1990.
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Kerryn McLean

Kerryn McLean

Board Director

Director since 2020.
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Bridget Thakrar

Bridget Thakrar

Board Director

Director since 2021.
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Lino Sinni

Lino Sinni

Board Director

Director since 2021.
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Paula Piccinini

Paula Piccinini

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed as CEO in 2019.
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