The Board of Bridges Connecting Communities Ltd is committed to the establishment and management of volunteer organisation for the benefit of the citizens of Knox and surrounding areas. Bridges CC provides an extensive range of services and programs for frail aged and people with a disability.
The Board is composed of people who have an understanding of the local community and the needs of the community. The Board members have a range of interests and skills to facilitate the smooth and effective governance of the organisation. Members must adhere to the Code of Ethics and operate within all legal requirements.
A new company has been established to purchase and manage a property in Knoxfield. The new entity is 6-18 Rushdale Ltd and has its own Board. At present the members of Board of Bridges are also members of the new Board but will operate separately.
Senior manager and director with experience in the Retail and Vocational Education & Training sectors
Bachelor of Arts degree and Graduate Diploma of Management
Currently a volunteer director with Bridges and the Bendigo Bank, and a volunteer with FareShare - rescuing food, fighting hunger
Member of the Rotary Club of Nunawading
Committed to working and volunteering in the not-for-profit and community sectors, helping individuals and communities to build capacity - in particular overcoming disadvantage and barriers to employment, food security and living independently
Joined Bridges as a volunteer in 2015 and joined the Board in the same year
Early positions held with the then Country Roads Board (now Vic Roads)
Worked in Real Estate from 1980 for several years then self-employed in a newsagency and Tattslotto agency for 25 years.
Looking forward to being part of Bridges future in the community
Joined Committee of Management in 2007, and volunteered with the organisation before that
Previously employed in the finance and insurance industry for 34 years
Retired from Australian Chamber of Manufacturers after 15 years as Manager – Membership Recruitment
Owned Health Food Store in Mornington with wife
Cert IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
Responsible Serving of Food, Responsible Serving of Alcohol, Responsible Gaming
Held TAB Operators Licence
My aim is to see Bridges grow in client numbers and stature
A retired CPA
Been associated with Bridges and associated programs for since 1974
Involved with dog obedience in the City of Knox and grows orchids as a hobby Treasurer of 3 organisations and a director on two other Boards including Bridges
A retired engineer, retired in 2009
Has worked with aged care and the retirement village industry since 1996
Previously an energy and water services consultant
Has spent almost 20 years as a volunteer with not-for-profit organisations
has been with KCV then Bridges since 1999 as a volunteer driver