There are currently 11 members on the WSA Board. Read more about them below.


President: Carol Fox 

Skills:

Leadership Training, Education, Mentoring and Coaching, Small Business, People and Culture, Public Speaking, Networking, Promotion.

Current Employment:

Owner - Carol Fox & Co - Confident Communication for Leaders.

Former Employment:

Victoria University 

Education:

B.App.Sci (PE)
Grad Dip Education
MA
Graduate Australia Institute of Company Directors

Previous Board Experience:

Australian Board NLP
Victorian Chapter ABNLP
Victorian Waterpolo
Lorne SLSC Council of Life Saving Delegates LSV 


Based in: Melbourne


Deputy Chair: Raelene Turner

Skills:

Advisor, Coaching, Mentoring, Leadership, Strategic Business Planning, Human Resources Management, Career Development and Transition, Organisation Development, Change Management, Commercial Business, Financial Acumen, Facilitation, Negotiation, Influencing.

Current Employment:

HR Consultant, Rae Turner & Associates 

Former Employment:

Manager People and Culture, Etihad Stadium
Director Human Resources, Tennis Australia
National Manager Human Resources, Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners
Human Resources Manager, Nine Network Melbourne 

Education:

Graduate Diploma of Business Human Resource Management, Swinburne University
Advanced Program in Human Resource Management
UCLA Anderson School of Management Executive Education 

Board Experience:

Board of Governance member – Inner East Mental Health Services Association
Board of Governance member – Victorian Mental Health Carers Network  - Tandem 

 

Based in: Melbourne


Treasurer: David Bond


Skills:

Accounting and Finance, Research, Social Media Engagement, Public Speaking, Writing.

Current Employment:

Senior Lecturer – UTS Business School

Former Employment:

Academic Fellow – IFRS Foundation

Education:

PhD (Accounting) – UTS
Bachelor of Business (Honours) – UTS

Board Experience:

Accounting and Finance Association of Australia and New Zealand (AFAANZ)


Based in: Sydney


 

Secretary: Sandie Angus 


Skills:

Corporate governance, legal advice, leadership, company secretarial, contract negotiation,  enterprise-wide risk management, strategic planning, ethical conduct 

Current Employment:

Director

Former Employment:

General Counsel and Company Secretary, Energy Queensland Ltd
Executive General Manager, Business Services/General Counsel and Company Secretary, Queensland Treasury Corporation

Education:

Bachelor of Laws - University of Queensland
Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors
Leadership for Senior Executive Women – University of Queensland 

Board Experience:

Finance and Risk Management Committee, Australian University Sport
House with No Steps 

Based in: Brisbane



Board Director: Alison Buxton  

Skills

Strategic Leadership, Brand Marketing, Stakeholder Engagement, Driving Change, Managing Complexity,  Governance 

Current Employment

Professional Non-Executive Director:
Non-Executive Director & Public Officer Te Rito Maioha Early Childhood New Zealand Pty Ltd Non-Executive Director Wiljuma Pty Ltd & Confoil Pty Ltd Non-Executive Director Australian Shareholders Association 

Former Employment

Managing Director and Public Officer ANZ, The Martin-Brower Company

Education

Graduate, Company Directors Course, AICD
Corporate Directors 3-Day Seminar, UNE
Certificate Effective Logistics Management - Centre of Applied Marketing, AGSM
Diploma, Fashion Design - KVB College of Visual Communication
Bachelor of Commerce (Marketing) - University of N.S.W. 

Previous Board Experience

Independent director of the East Gippsland Food Cluster (EGFC)
Member of the Remuneration & Nominations Committee
Member of the Stakeholder Communications & Engagement Committee

 

Based in: Melbourne


Board Director: Frances Codaro 

Skills:

Communications, Public Relations, Media, Promotions, Education, Relationship Management

Current Employment:

Senior Operations Manager at Golf Management Australia 

Former Employment:

Education and Media Manager at Australian Olympic Committee

 

Based in: Sydney


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Board Director: Louise Evans

 

Skills

Internal and External Communications, Writing, Editing and Publishing, Media Engagement & Management, Crisis Management, Presenting, Facilitating, Public Speaking, Traditional and Social Media Engagement and Management, Documentary Maker, Event Planning/Staging/Management, Mentoring, Networking.  

Current Employment 

Communications Consultant Quay Advisers 

Former Employment

Journalist: The Canberra Times, Australian Associated Press, Sydney Morning Herald, ABC
Sports Writer: Australian Associated Press, Sydney Morning Herald
Foreign Correspondent Chine and Great Britain: Australian Associated Press
Sports Editor, Features Editor, Managing Editor, Commercial Editor: The Australian
Night Manager Communications: London 2012 Olympic Games Organising Committee
News Service Supervisor: Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games
Author and Documentary Maker: Passage to Pusan - a non fiction Australian family wartime story that started as a book and became a touring exhibition and documentary.

Education:

Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, University of Queensland
Leading with Impact, News Corp Leadership Diploma

 

Based in: Sydney


 

Board Director: Emily Mogic

Skills: 

Digital Portfolio and Delivery Management, Vendor Management, Coaching agile, SCRUM, SAFe, and Lean principles and practices, Public speaking, Photography, Website management.  

Current Employment:

Enterprise Coach, ANZ 

Former Employment:

Senior Delivery Consultant, ANZ
Principal Consultant, Revolution IT

Education:

Graduate Diploma of Marketing
Bachelor of Business Systems 

 

Based in: Melbourne



Board Director: Natasha Norton

 

Skills: 

Strategy development, Business development/sponsorship and alliance development, Financial management, Quality and governance and People management

Current Employment:

Chief Executive Officer – Accuteque

Former Employment:

Chief Operations Officer and Program & Relationship Manager, Accuteque
Program Manager TC&C - Testing; Planning Manager and Integration Manager, Telstra
UAT Test & Implementation Manager, AXA.
Test Manager, TruEnergy Group
Test Coordinator, National Foods

Education:

Board Orientation Series, Leadership Victoria
Executive Leadership Program, Melbourne University - Melbourne Business School
Management Accounting, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology [RMIT]
Bachelor of Arts – Political Science & Philosophy, Australian National University 

Board Experience:

GLOBE – Gays and Lesbian Organisation of Business and Enterprise – Vice President and Chair – Strategy & Governance Committee
Vic ICT for Women – Board Member
Vic ICT for Women – Chair of Marketing, Brand and Communications Advisory Committee

Based in: Melbourne

Board Director: Iain Roy

Skills:

Governance, Sports Integrity, Sports Law, Crisis Management, Risk Management, Compliance, Strategy Development.

Current Employment:

Principal, Royglo Pty Ltd

Former Employment:

Former Head of Integrity and Senior Legal Counsel, Cricket Australia

Education:

Graduate Diploma in Sports Law, University of Melbourne

Graduate Certificate in Sports Management, University of Canberra

LLB (Hons)/BA, University of Melbourne

Board Experience:

National Sports Museum, Advisory Board

ACA Player Accreditation Scheme, Advisory Board

Richmond FC Governance and Remuneration Committee, Independent Member

 

Based in: Melbourne


 

Board Director: Gen Simmons

Skills:

Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Media Relations, Strategic Communications, Social Media, Speech Writing, Copy Editing, Website Management.

Current Employment:

Marketing and Communications Manager, Gymnastics Victoria 

Former Employment:

Senior Associate of Marketing and Communications, Melbourne Rebels Rugby Union
Social Media Strategist, Racing.com (Racing Victoria)
Digital Communications Manager, Netball Australia & the ANZ Championship 

Education:

Bachelor of Communications (Professional Communication) - RMIT University  

 

Based in: Melbourne