Our Board of Directors is responsible for CBM Australia’s overall performance and compliance, providing strategic direction, effective governance and leadership on behalf of members and supporters.
MELVIN WILLIAM (BILL) AUSTIN
Bill has been the Board Chair since May 2011, having joined the Board in 2008. He holds a Master of Science and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Bill is retiring at the 2017 CBM Australia AGM.
CBM Australia Board Chair, Member of the Board Development & Human Resources and Finance & Audit Committees.
Mick joined the Board in September 2016 as Board Chair Elect. He is a professional company director in both commercial and not-for-profit sectors.
CBM Australia Deputy Board Chair. Member of all Board Committees as Board Chair Elect.
Appointed to the Board in 2010, Helen has qualifications in Development and Management. A resident of New Zealand, she was previously also Chair of the CBM New Zealand Board.
Member of the Finance & Audit and Programs Committees.
Appointed to the Board in May 2011, Ben holds a Doctor of Philosophy alongside qualifications in Social Work and Public Health.
Chair of the Programs Committee and Member of the Innovation and Community Engagement Committee. CBM International Assembly Delegate.
Shawn joined the Board in May 2012. He is an obstetrician gynaecologist specialising in ultrasound.
Chair of the Board Development & Human Resources Committee and Member of the Finance & Audit Committee.
Appointed to the Board in August 2014, Karen holds Bachelors of Arts and Laws, is a Barrister at the Victorian Bar, and is a Human Resources specialist.
Member of the Board Development & Human Resources Committee and Interim Chair, Innovation and Community Engagement Committee.
Tim was appointed to the Board in August 2015. Tim's qualifications include Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Bachelors of Theology and Science. He is an international development specialist. Tim serves as the CBM Australia delegate to the CBM International Supervisory Assembly.
Member of the Programs and Innovation and Community Engagement Committees.
Elizabeth joined the Board in November 2016, having joined the Finance and Audit Committee at the beginning of the year. She is a partner with Grant Thornton, a leading assurance, tax and advisory firm.
Chair of the Finance & Audit Committee.
Eliane joined the Board in November 2016. She is social researcher, consultant and strategist. Eliane is the Research Director at McCrindle, a research-based communications advisory.
Member of the Board Development & Human Resources and Innovation & Community Engagement Committees.