Board Members

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PRESIDENT

Lynne Moran

With over 20 years’ experience working in the not for profit sector, Lynne, using a collaborative, solutions-focused approach, has a proven record of ensuring that the not for profits she leads, grow and prosper. Her passion and commitment to the children, families and community she serves is evidenced by her many Board appointments, particularly her 10 years’ as Board Chair of Family Day Care Australia.

Lynne has a vision for all children which is guided by the belief that every child’s life that is touched helps build a caring community, and in turn builds a community of children that care for those around them.

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Graham Bury

Worked for 35 years at the Royal Hobart Hospital and in private practice as a Consultant Paediatrician. Also worked in West Africa.  Graham Bury was an elected Councillor at Kingborough Council and served as Mayor for 9 years. Board member and Chairman of the Board of a Private School in Hobart.  Patron of Education Ambassadors Tasmania.

His extracurricular activities included; involvement as a Tasmanian and National Board member of The Save the Children  Australia, served as National Chairman of the organisation for 2 years.

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Katrena Stephenson

In January 2021 Dr Katrena Stephenson decided to put her 13 years of advocating for Local Government into operational practice and commenced as Director Environment, Development and Community at Kingborough Council, her local Council.

Prior to that Katrena had spent over 5 years as CEO of the Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT), the first woman in the role in the organisation’s 100+ year history.  She had also held the position of LGAT’s Policy Director for several years.

Before entering the Local Government sector, Dr Stephenson held operational, policy and evaluation roles in a number of Tasmanian State Government departments and in the UK. These included Manager of Public Housing Services in Tasmania, Advisor to the Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council, Manager Social Projects in the Department of Premier and Cabinet and Evaluation Officer for the Prince’s Trust.  She has undertaken a range of voluntary and paid board positions and is currently a member of LG Professionals Tasmania, the AICD State Council , the Premier’s Health and Wellbeing Advisory Council as well as the Board of the Kingston Neighbourhood House.

Katrena has 15+ years of management experience and advanced skills in community engagement and stakeholder management, governance, political analysis, strategic planning and policy development. When not working she is a wife, mother, gardener and crafter.

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Treasurer

Simon Duigan

Simon is married with three children and runs his financial planning business in Kingston. Simon became aware of Kingston Neighbourhood house through an association with Kingborough Helping hands and the indomitable Edna Pennicott. He is keen to assist the house continue to make a difference in the Kingston community.

Sue Goldstone

Sue Goldstone

Tasmanian born, Sue is married with three children. Her love and care of people grew from an early position in public relations and continues after a career of more than 35 years in Marketing

Sue has had strong and longstanding ties with the tourism, leisure and hospitality communities; she also worked closely with many local charities, organisations and major events; she has a passion for natural healing and is a qualified massage therapist.

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Laraine Ludwig

With an earlier corporate career in HR and Business Management and, with a lifelong interest in Health and Wellbeing, Laraine “morphed” into becoming a qualified Pilates Instructor around 25 years ago and has been running her own Pilates studio in Kingston, Tas for over a decade.  Pure Pilates is a specialized studio helping clients rehabilitate from injury and chronic pain issues.

Laraine’s involvement as a Board Member of Kingston Neighbourhood House management committee was spurred from a desire to help Kingston Neighbourhood House continue to serve the community while concurrently building on its scope of services for those in need of support.Laraine has served on the Board for approximately two years. Her current role on the Board is that of Public Officer.

Kerry Muller

Kerry Muller

Kerry currently works for the Kingborough and Huon Business Enterprise Centre as a Business Advisor where he assists local businesses start up, give ongoing guidance and assist them in their future growth. He also assists established businesses with any need they may have.The majority of Kerry’s Career was working in the Banking and Finance Industry dedicated to working with small to medium sized businesses. He has also worked in event management and marketing. Kerry have a passion for working with the local community and obtain great pleasure is seeing people achieve their dreams.

 

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