Our Board

Helen has more than 20 years’ experience as a dispute resolution specialist and is currently an independent consultant in the areas of workplace conflicts, staff and consumer engagement practices, coaching and organisational reviews. Helen has previously worked with Ergon Energy for 11 years, providing strategic advice on improvements to services, consumer advocacy and representing the... Read more
Kerrie Mahon Deputy Chair
Kerrie is an accomplished senior executive with more than 20 years’ experience leading and managing health and human services. Her experience includes chief executive roles and executive positions leading strategy, operations and corporate risk, quality and performance. Kerrie’s experience includes effective management of complex programs and partnerships between public, private and not-for-... Read more
Professor Analise O’Donovan began her career in a number of clinical roles in the not-for-profit, health and correctional fields, progressing into leadership roles in 1994. In addition to being a member of multiple committees and advisory groups, Analise is the Head of School at Griffith University’s School of Applied Psychology, and holds a Doctorate in Philosophy, a Master of Clinical... Read more
Angela Moody Director
Angela is an experienced Board director and committee member with extensive senior executive experience across a broad range of sectors, including multicultural affairs, utilities (electricity, natural gas and water), industry associations and renewable energy. Angela is the Regulatory and Planning Manager with the Gladstone Area Water Board and a Board Member with Our Lady of Mount Carmel... Read more
Bruce Moffat Director
Bruce is an experienced chief financial officer, organisational consultant and Certified Practising Accountant, with an extensive history in both the not-for-profit and private sectors. He is a mentor with Mentoring for Growth, as part of Advancing Small Business Queensland, and an Official Visitor with Queensland Corrective Services. Bruce volunteers with small not-for-profits and is a Board... Read more
Professor Kim Halford is a highly qualified academic, and current Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Queensland. He also maintains a part-time clinical practice, specialising in work with adults and couples. Kim mainly teaches in areas of clinical psychology including couple therapy, interviewing, and evidence based psychotherapy, and is committed to the contribution of... Read more
Ian Sampson Director
Ian Sampson is an experienced non-executive director and advisor with expertise in governance, strategy development, risk, audit management and financial management, board evaluation, remuneration and development.  He has run his own successful strategic advisory consultancy since 2004, and prior to that enjoyed a wide-ranging career in Human Resources and development at a range of companies... Read more
Bill Owens Director
Bill Owens is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors  (AICD) and has served on a range of publicly unlisted, private company, government and not-for-profit boards. He is experienced in a range of industry sectors including technology, not-for-profit, education, construction, consulting, and performing arts. Bill has extensive international experience having advised a range... Read more
Mikhara Ramsing Director
As a queer South African Indian Australian woman, Mikhara understands what it’s like to feel invisible – and has used this experience to create social change. She is the founder of two social enterprises: Ethnic LGBT+, an online platform providing support for culturally and linguistically diverse LGBTIQA+ communities, and Ground Chai, a chai company which funds youth suicide prevention causes in... Read more
Professor Gary Thomas is the University of Sunshine Coast’s inaugural Dean, Indigenous Education and Engagement, where he holds responsibility for whole of institution approaches to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student success, learning and teaching, research and community engagement.  Professor Thomas has worked at the University of Southern Queensland, the University of Melbourne, La... Read more