Board of Directors Frank Swan (Appointed to the Board November 2001) Frank has worked primarily in the fast moving consumer goods industry based in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. He is the former CEO of Cadbury Schweppes Australia Ltd and is a fellow of the Institute of Directors (UK) and the Australian Institute of Directors. Until recently, Frank was Chairman of the Fosters Group Ltd., a Director of the Commonwealth Bank and National Foods. Frank holds a Science Degree from the University of NSW in Sydney. Fr Kevin Mogg AM, Episcopal Vicar Social Welfare (Appointed to the Board October 1991) Fr Kevin has extensive involvement nationally and locally in the governance and management of the Church’s social welfare responses. For more than fifteen years he was a member of the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, an advisory body to the Australian Catholic bishops. He founded the State Catholic community service peak Catholic Social Services Victoria. He has qualifications in social work and criminology. In 2004 he was appointed a Member in the Order of Australia. Associate Professor Ruth Webber (Appointed to the Board July 2003) Dr Webber is Director of the “Quality of Life and Social Justice” Flagship Program within the School of Arts and Sciences at the Australian Catholic University, (ACU). Ruth has degrees in psychology, education and sociology. Her research is focussed on stepfamilies and ‘at risk’ young people. Her work has been published in a range of areas including youth spirituality, family breakdown, stepfamilies, youth violence, substance abuse and social policy. Richard Stone OAM KSG (Appointed to the Board September 2003) Fr Joe Caddy, Chief Executive Officer (Appointed October 2004) Richard has been a corporate governance advisor since 1995 and until recently worked in Australia for a major professional services firm. During this time he has assisted listed companies, private companies, government entities, family, not-for-profits and faithbased organisations with governance evaluations and solutions. Previously he was a senior executive with the Westpac Banking Corporation having worked in all States and the United Kingdom. James McGarvey (Appointed to the Board May 2008) Fr Joe has a strong background in community service governance and social policy and regularly advocates for policies and programs to ensure stronger families and communities. In 2012 he commenced as Parish Priest at All Saints Church in Fitzroy. He was the Chair of Catholic Welfare Australia from 2003-2013, the national peak body of Catholic Community service providers. In 1993, he completed a Licentiate in Social Sciences at the Gregorian University in Rome. James is the founding Director of The Agenda Group, a Melbourne-based public policy and communications consultancy. He has previously worked for a range of senior politicians in both Government and Opposition. James has a Master of Arts (Professional Communication) from Deakin University, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Public Relations, and is a member of the Public Relations Institute of Australia. Bernadette Steele (Appointed to the Board May 2008) Bernadette works at the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal as a Senior Member. She is a former Director of Consumer Affairs (1997 to 2002) and Deputy Secretary in the Department of Justice. She has also worked as a government lawyer in legislation, litigation and policy, in various areas including health, community services and water resources, and currently holds a position as a member of the Senate of Australian Catholic University. Fr Thang Vu (Appointed to the Board January 2013) Ms Patricia Quigley (Appointed to the Board January 2013) Fr. Thang spent nearly five years in the Finance industry before he commenced formation for the priesthood at Corpus Christi College. In 2008, Fr Thang was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Melbourne and since 2011 has been parish priest at Catholic Parish of Ivanhoe. Fr Thang holds a Degree in Accounting from Monash University and a Graduate Diploma in Computer Science from Victoria University. Patricia has held various management roles in State government organisations. For the past 18 years she has worked at the senior executive level gaining high-level business skills, knowledge and expertise. Patricia is a member of the Melbourne Business School Alumni Council and was also on the leadership committee of the Xavier Social Justice Network. She has a MBA from Melbourne University. Mr Kieran Walshe (Appointed to the Board January 2013) Mr Terry Healy (Appointed to the Board January 2013) Dennis Torpy (Appointed to the Board April 2014) Kieran retired from Victoria Police in July 2012 after 44 years of service across a broad range of policing activities and reaching the rank of Deputy Commissioner. He has broad experience in administration, governance, audit and risk and human resources. Kieran is very focused towards community service and is currently a board member of the Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation and the Victorian Goldfields Railway. Terry’s various senior roles with both the Commonwealth and State Governments have ranged across central agencies, planning and natural resource management and social policy. He has a strong track record in whole of government coordination and organisational and management improvement and has provided direct advice and support to Ministers and heads of department. Dennis has more than 17 years experience across Catholic and government education sectors, working with Ministers and executive teams in areas of engagement and inclusion, wellbeing, disabilities, student learning and communications. He also spent a decade in media as a daily print and television journalist and news producer. He is a member of the Australia and New Zealand School of Government Alumn and Victorian Catholic Schools Parent Body . He is responsible for strategic policy and advice on key wellbeing portfolios for both CEOM and CECV. He holds an Executive Master of Public Administration from Melbourne University.
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