Board of Directors

Our Directors

Mick Turnbull

Board Chair

Chair of the Board since May 2017, having joined the Board as Chair Elect in September 2016, Mick is a professional company director in commercial and not-for-profit sectors. He holds a post graduate Diploma of Management and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.

Special responsibilities:
CBM Australia Board Chair. Member of all Board Committees as Board Chair.

Karen Streckfuss

Deputy Board Chair

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.

Special responsibilities:
CBM Australia Deputy Board Chair. Member of the Board Development & Human Resources and Community Engagement & Fundraising Committees.

Tim Budge

The Board appointed Tim in August 2015. Tim holds Bachelors of Science and Theology and a Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He is a development specialist.

Special responsibilities:
Member of Programs and Community Engagement & Fundraising Committees. CBM International Supervisory Assembly delegate.

Shawn Choong

Shawn joined the Board in May 2012. He is an obstetrician gynaecologist specialising in ultrasound.

Special responsibilities:
Chair of the Board Development & Human Resources Committee and Member of the Finance & Audit Committee.

Helen Green

Appointed to the Board in 2010, Helen has qualifications in Development and Management.

Special responsibilities:
Member of the Finance & Audit and Programs Committees.

Elizabeth Lucas

Appointed to the Board in November 2016, Elizabeth is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and a Partner with Grant Thornton

Special responsibilities:
Chair of the Finance & Audit Committee.

Eliane Miles

Eliane joined the Board in November 2016. Research Director at McCrindle, Eliane is a social researcher, consultant and strategist.

Special responsibilities:
Chair of the Community Engagement & Fundraising Committee.

Benjamin Smith

Appointed to the Board in May 2011, Ben holds a Doctor of Philosophy alongside qualifications in Social Work and Public Health.

Special responsibilities:
Chair of the Programs Committee and Member of the Community Engagement & Fundraising Committee.

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