John has recently joined our Board of Management as a Director. John bring with him a wealth of ‘Not for Profit’ experience having worked in the sector for
the past 10 years plus.
He has held Senior Relationship Management and fundraising roles, developing and implementing bequests, alumni, major donor and community group speaking programs with: Berry Street – Child Welfare, Florey Neuroscience
Institutes – University of Melbourne, Environment Victoria, Guide Dogs of Vic. and The Dalgarno Institute – Coalition of Alcohol & Drugs Educators.
Prior to this John was the State Executive Officer for The Aust Freedom from Hunger
Campaign (Oxfam), Community Arts Development Coordinator (Music) with Yarra Ranges Shire Council and had successful careers in financial advice with AMP -13 years, and as Manager Financial Planning National Bank for 20 years. Currently he is the Partnership
Development Manager with Baptist Union of Victoria
John is married with four teenage and young adult children and lives on a Hobby Farm in Belgrave South, Vic.
He identifies himself as a Christian, concerned social
justice advocate, committed environmentalist, fun community music performer and MC host and speaker.