Board of Management

Our dedicated board of management is made up of people in our local community. They guide our direction, make sure we meet our legal and regulatory requirements and have assisted us to grow into a leading Gippsland disability support provider.

Peter Greenwood

Chair

I am married to Pauline and we have 2 daughters.  My youngest daughter has Autism with an intellectual disability.

I have worked in the power industry in the Latrobe Valley for over 38 years in many aspects of the business and I am currently Shift Operations Manager at Loy Yang Mine working for AGL.

I have been with Interchange Gippsland for many years as a client and serving on the Board in the past as President, Vice President and continue as a Committee member.

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Helen Johnson

Deputy Chair

My husband, Peter and I live in Traralgon with our two sons. Our youngest son has a severe/profound disability.

I have years of experience in the disability sector.  I currently work for the Association for Children with a Disability, am a Carers Victoria and Carers Australia Board member, and Principal Ambassador for Carers Australia

I am passionate about ensuring Interchange Gippsland continues to expand, providing creative community inclusive service options for all people with a disability and their families.

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Craig Milligan

Treasurer

Living locally and married with two boys, I have been on the Interchange Gippsland Board since 2010, and currently hold the role as Treasurer. I am proud of my involvement with Interchange Gippsland, and the extremely rewarding work we do.  I believe we are an exceptional organisation and am committed to continue to provide quality services to the Gippsland community.

I have worked as an accountant (CPA) for over 25 years for various organisations (currently in the power industry).

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Gaylene Eaton

Secretary

I live in Moe with my husband we have two daughters. Our eldest daughter has an intellectual disability and a severe bilateral hearing loss.

I have worked in healthcare for 18 years. Our daughter has accessed Interchange Gippsland services since 2005, and I later joined the board.

Interchange Gippsland provides an excellent and valuable service to people with a disability and their families. My aim is to provide support to the board and management so the service continues to grow and help more people in our community

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Jenny Fox

Board Member

My husband, Terry and I live in Traralgon. I am a senior Case Manager with Anglicare Victoria, in Morwell. I work with the Integrated Family Services Team, assisting families with parenting. I have an Associate Diploma in Arts (Welfare Studies) through Monash Gippsland.

I joined the Interchange host program in 2002 and hosted for over 2 years. I joined the Board in 2004 and took on the role of Secretary, prior to becoming President 2010.

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Ian Green

Board Member

I am married with two adult daughters, and have lived all my life in the Latrobe Valley. I currently work in a business development and compliance role with a local Operations and Maintenance company providing services to industry.

I have many years experience in the energy, power and bulk materials handling industries, working  in a  range of management and human resources roles.  I have been involved with Interchange since 1995 initially through my youngest daughter who has a mild intellectual disability.

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Michelle Blackburn

Board Member

I live with my husband and two primary school age boys and have been a solicitor for over 15 years, working in environmental and planning law.

I joined the Board of Interchange in mid-2010.  Being on the Interchange board has been a privilege and I enjoy working to make sure we continue to deliver an expanding range of high quality, innovative, community inclusive services for the Gippsland community.

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Sue Taylor

Family Liaison Officer

I have three children, the eldest is now in her 30’s and has an intellectual disability. I have been involved with Interchange Gippsland for about 16 years. I have always valued and appreciated the service Interchange has provided to people with disabilities, I am grateful for the support they gave (and continue to give) to me and my family.

After a 25 year teaching career, I decided it was time for change, and completed post graduate studies in counselling. I now work as a Gambler’s Help counsellor.

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