Don Reeves has held senior positions within Victorian Government’s Department of Education in teaching and human resources.
Don is the former President of the Mount Eliza Neighbourhood House, held the position of Chairperson of the peninsula Advisory Committee for Elders (PACE) from 2009 – 2013, and as Vice President of Peninsula Transport Assist (PTA) is responsible for developing the organizations systems, processes and strategic plan.
Nicola is an Engineer who currently works in the water industry. She previously spent eight years working in traffic and transport roles in Local Government, where she developed a passion for road safety and community engagement. Nicola thinks of herself as being inquisitive and a problem solver and hence has an interest in innovative transport options for the members of our community.
Nicola has held a Masters in Maintenance Management and Reliability for a number of years and recently graduated from the Australian Institute of Business with a Masters in Business Administration. She currently lives in her home town of Rosebud with her family. They enjoy going to the beach, exploring the Mornington Peninsula, playing and watching sport and travelling together.
MTax (UNSW), BCom/LLB (Melb), GradDip Theology (ANU), CPA
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Member – Taxation Institute of Australia, former Regional Business Manager and Bursar of the St Columbans Mission Society a large not-for-profit, recipient of the Rotary Club of Mount Eliza Shine on Award, City of Bundoorah Outstanding Community Engagement Award, Former Chair – International Audit Sub-committee St Columbans Mission Society, treasurer of the Mount Eliza Neighbourhood House Inc., Secretary of a local non-profit sporting association.
As well as being a Board member, Clare has been a PTA volunteer driver for many years.
Before joining PTA, she devoted 15 years to looking after her husband who had dementia. Prior to that, she had been a medical secretary for 30 years as well as being an aqua aerobics instructor for 17 of those years.
She supports animal rights and currently has one elderly rescue dog. She loves live theatre and musicals. Clare likes to keep fit and exercises regularly and gardens occasionally.
Lisa Knightbridge is an occupational therapist with over 30 years of experience, having worked across a range of settings including paediatrics, rehabilitation and community health. She has also held positions in program evaluation and health promotion. Lisa currently works at Monash University as a senior lecturer in the Department of Occupational Therapy in the Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences. Her main role is to coordinate the Participatory Community Practice program in which all undergraduate and Masters Students undertake a community based project as part of their fieldwork. In this role, she has established industry partnerships with more than 100 local agencies.
Her qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy, a Graduate Diploma in Child development, a Master’s degree in Assessment and Evaluation and a Graduate Certificate in Higher Education. She is currently a PhD candidate, undertaking research in the areas of reflection, adult learning, professional practice and continuing professional development.
Nick has 20 years’ experience working with health services, disability organisations and a range of hospitals. He is now the director of Melbourne Primary Health which supports health and community organisations with project management, submission writing and evaluation.
His qualifications include: Master of Public Health, Monash University and Bachelor of Orthoptics (Honours), La Trobe University
Caroline has spent the last 25 years working as a teacher and administrator in international schools around the world including in Italy, Spain, Japan, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Zambia, Mali and Uganda. Since returning to Australia, Caroline works part-time leading senior leadership searches for international schools in Africa. She enjoys volunteering with PTA, both as a driver and as a Board member.
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