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The Family Life Board of Directors is a multidisciplinary group with a diverse range of experiences. Dedicated to continuing the work of Family Life for years to come.

Our Board

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Family Life is a not-for-profit incorporated company limited by guarantee, governed by a voluntary Board. The Board is the sole supervisory body of Family Life operating under the rules of the Constitution. Family Life knows the importance of a strong board, and has worked hard to achieve a balance of experienced and new board members, seeking board members who can offer diverse skills, experience and knowledge to the organisation. Our Board of Directors are committed to making a stronger and long-lasting difference to our communities.

Grant Douglas

Mr Grant Douglas Director and Chair of the Board Grant has 30 years management experience in a variety of industries including Management Consulting, Mining, Quarrying, Mines Rescue, Banking and Transport. His previous roles include General Manager of Cope Sensitive Freight,…

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Lesley Coleman

Ms Lesley Coleman Director and Vice Chair Lesley is a highly experienced management consultant, specialising in organisation and management review, program evaluation, strategic and business planning and mergers/amalgamations. She returned to her own consulting firm, Lewis & Coleman, in 2011…

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Georgina Cohen

Ms Georgina Cohen Director and Vice Chair Georgina has over 25 years of senior management and consulting experience, specialising in leading organisational change, technology transformation and project management. She has worked across a broad range of sectors including Retail, Operations,…

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Len Gill

Mr Len Gill – Director Len a professional non-executive director with a 35-plus year career in the electricity, gas and infrastructure industries. He also provides energy and management consultancy services. He is currently Chairman of Infigen Energy. His previous roles…

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Jeff Phillips

Mr Jeff Phillips – Treasurer Jeff is Chief Financial Officer of Bennelong Funds Management and has 19 years of experience in financial services. He joined Bennelong in June 2012 and is responsible for the accounting, operations, company secretarial, compliance and…

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Steve Walsh

Mr Steve Walsh Director and Company Secretary Steve Walsh, former Chairman of Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and a Victorian Personal Injuries Accredited Specialist. Steve has been appointed as a director with Respect Victoria and also appointed as chairman of Elenium Automation.

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David Stewart

Mr David Stewart – Director David is the Founder & Principal of RYP International, which was established in 1981. Since then David and his team have been developing teams, communities and leaders in a wide cross section of industries, organisations…

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