James Meares

Board Chair; Member, Board Performance & Audit Committee

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering

James has a background leading major multinational corporations operating throughout Asia Pacific. He has also held Board positions in health, superannuation, FMCG industry, and child & family service organisations; as well as corporate entities throughout Asia.

Anne King

Chair, Risk & Compliance Committee

Anne is currently General Manager Corporate Services of Disability Sport & Recreation which is a registered charity, and disability service provider. She has previously held Board positions with the Victorian Olympic Council Education Commission, Vicsport and Table Tennis Victoria, Anne previously held positions as CEO of Table Tennis Victoria and Executive Director of the Oceania Australia Foundation. She was also a member of the Australian team for the 2004 Athens Olympic Games. Anne is an innovator with strong leadership and governance skills/experience in international and national arenas and a proven track record in managing complex issues, diverse stakeholder relationships and organisational strategic planning and implementation.

Craig Bryan

Chair, Finance Committee

B.Bus and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants

Craig is an Audit and Assurance Partner with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and chairs the Finance Committee.

Jane Brockington

Chair, Board Performance & Audit Committee

Bachelor of Economics, Graduate Diploma in Economics, Fellow of the Institute of Public Administration Australia (Victoria), Executive Fellow of the Australia New Zealand School of Government

Jane is the Principal of Bridging Policy & Practice, a consultancy and advisory practice focused on strategy and transformation; regulatory design and practice; governance and integrity; and building capability.  Previously Jane had a distinguished 20+ year career in leadership roles in the Commonwealth and Victorian public sectors in policy, reform, and research in microeconomics, budget, regulation, competition and infrastructure policy. Jane is a member of the Board of Worksafe Victoria, and Chairs the Audit & Risk Committees for Victoria Police and VicRoads.

Keith Louie

Chair, HR, Remuneration & Nomination Committee

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Keith’s experience has been garnered from 25 years working in senior roles in eCommerce, retail, supply chain, management consulting, production management and financial services.  Keith’s six years leading one of the largest eCommerce businesses in Australia have led to significant knowledge and a deep interest in the emerging digital economy.

Ronda Jacobs

Member, HR, Remuneration & Nomination Committee

Bachelor of Business (Marketing) and is a Member and Graduate of AICD

Ronda is CEO of Carrington Health and health Ability community health services. Previously, she has held the roles of Managing Director Australia and South East Asia for Catalent Pharma Solutions, as well as General Manager Australia and South East Asia, and Director Business Development for Cardinal Health (Catalent). Ronda has broad strategic, leadership, marketing and financial credentials and a strong background in Board governance and compliance. She is passionately committed to improving the health and wellbeing of Australian families, with a reputation as an energetic, innovative and strategic thinker in both the private and not-for-profit sectors. She has considerable Board experience, including with the Family Access Network, Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust, Relationships Australia Victoria, the Regulatory Policy Committee of the Australian Self Medication Industry and Inner East Primary Care Partnership. Ronda joined the board of TRY in July 2018.

Sharon Smith

Member, Finance Committee

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering & PostGradDip in Management

Sharon has worked on business expansion and strategy projects for the last 15 years. Working in the management consulting and manufacturing sectors she has extensive stakeholder management and business development experience. Sharon lives in Melbourne after several years with an international focus based in London and Singapore and was previously a non-executive director on an art gallery board.

BOARD COMMITTEES

Board Performance & Audit Committee

Jane Brockington (Chair) & James Meares

Finance Committee

Craig Bryan (Chair), Basil Jenkins & Sharon Smith

HR, Remuneration  & Nomination Committee

Keith Louie (Chair) & Ronda Jacobs

Risk & Compliance Committee

Anne King (Chair)

Joy Nunn

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Joy is an experienced senior executive in Not for Profit, Government, and Private sectors successfully delivering better outcomes for clients, community and staff. Her previous roles include Project Manager / Executive Adviser at the Accident Compensation Conciliation Service, General Manager with AMES Australia and CEO of Lentara UnitingCare.

Jon Perry

Director – Finance, Risk & ICT

Joining TRY Australia in May 2019, Jon brings over thirty years’ experience in finance, risk management and information technology, specialising in the Not for Profit sector.  He is a Certified Practising Accountant with experience in public practice, government and a variety of industry sectors.

Bradley Frohnert

Director – Manufacturing & Enterprises

Master of Marketing & Bachelor of Arts (Advertising)
Joining TRY Australia in October 2018, Brad brings over 15 years’ experience at a senior level in project management, business, sales & marketing strategy, construction services and management from the private and public sectors. Employing a people first approach, he combines his high level of academic and professional experience to drive growth strategies for TRY Australia.

Grace Gallicchio

Director – Children, Youth & Families

Bachelor of Business & Diploma in Education
Joining TRY Australia in October 2013, Grace brings a vast range of private sector experience in finance, human resources and general management in a number of industries. Grace combines her qualifications with a professional interest in how people in organisations can be best supported to achieve both personal and business objectives. Grace is committed to delivering best practice across all of TRY’s Children’s Services

Greg Lavis

Executive Officer – CEO’s Office and Company Secretary

Graduate Certificate in Business (Executive Administration),
Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits

Following a career in the public & private sectors in corporate services, Greg joined TRY in February 2009 and has undertaken a variety of corporate roles and special projects.  He is responsible for providing a range of high level executive, secretariat and project support services to the CEO and Board of Directors including providing strategic and governance advice, managing communications and implementing strategies to support the achievement of TRY’s strategic and operational objectives.