Give Where You Live is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors, representative of a cross section of community interests, including industry, commerce and the professions.
The Board, which meets monthly, carries the responsibility for the governance of the organisation.
Giving freely of their time, the Board Directors contribute a wealth of business knowledge and experience. They are ultimately responsible for the allocation of funds, the admission of new Community Partners and management of Give Where You Live’s annual campaign for the community.
Chair: Murray Boyd
Murray’s past positions include Partner and Director of Quiksilver and Watercooled Surf Co. Murray is the Chairman of Give Where You Live. More...
Vice Chair: Austin Paterson
Austin has a keen interest in Aged Care, Community Health and Community Development and has held various CEO and other senior positions in these fields in Geelong, the Bellarine Peninsula and in Melbourne.
Austin is now self-employed following three years as CEO of the R. E. Ross Trust. More...
Daleene Kroger: Treasurer
Graduating from Deakin University with a Bachelor of Commerce, Daleene Kroger has worked for over 20 years in Accounting, Financial, Purchasing, Management Accounting, Business Planning and People Management roles. More...
A keen supporter of the Geelong community, Daleene served a three year term on the United Way Board previously and is pleased to continue her service to the Geelong community with her current membership to the Board of Give Where You Live.
Justin Hartnett is a principal of Harwood Andrews Lawyers and practice group leader of the wills and estates department. More...
Deb Furlan is a Partner of Barwon Computer Solutions Pty Ltd and GTPaC Pty Ltd. ”More…”
Todd holds a Bachelor of Business (Property), is a Certified Practicing Valuer and member of the Australian Property Institute. For over 20 years he has worked in the property industry as a valuer and property consultant predominantly within Victoria. More...
Todd is a graduate of the Leaders for Geelong program and is an active member of the Geelong community. His community involvement, includes being a committee member of the St Joseph’s Football and Netball Club, a Director of St Laurence Housing Ltd, a Director of GForce Recruitment Ltd and he is an external committee member of the Central Geelong Task Force Special Committee (overseeing the redevelopment of Central Geelong).