The Management Committee meets on a monthly basis. Members are elected every year at our Annual General Meeting.
All of the charity’s finances are audited annually and are reported to the Committee, the Department of Fair Trading and the Office of Charities.
President, Tony Carpani FAICD
Tony is also a current Director of Amélie Housing. He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience as a former Deputy Chair of Ecclesia Housing Ltd, VP of Wabtec Corp USA (NYSE) and Director on two Australian and six international boards.
Currently working as a Pharmacist. Tricia is also a Manager of the St Vincent de Paul Compeer Program in Sydney.
Secretary, Toula Andrianopoulos
Toula has over 20 years experience working as an EA within the not-for-profit sector.
Peter has over 25 years experience working in senior management roles within the banking sector. He's also held Chairman and CEO positions in ASX listed companies throughout the mining and resources industries.
Founder, Sr. Myree Harris OAM
Myree worked as a school teacher for 15 years as well as holding executive roles in the NSW Catholic Education Office. She's held Board and Committee positions as well as roles at St. Vincent de Paul (mental health), Coalition for Appropriate Supported Accommodation for people with disabilities (CASA), Boarding House Expert Advisory Group (BHEAG), Churches Community Housing, Churches Housing Ltd and Amélie Housing.
Bernadette has held HR roles within the universities of Sydney and NSW, as well as NSW Sydney Water. She also worked as a teacher within the NSW Education Department.
Russell works as a Service Manager within the automotive industry.
Phillip Morath PhD, FAICD
Phillip is also currently a Director at the Centre for Disabilities Studies and an Executive member with Amélie Housing. He was the former CEO of Amélie Housing and he also holds a PhD in Organisational Change.
Vice President, Michael Holland
Lawyer and legal academic for over 40 years. Now retired. Former Branch President National Tertiary Education Union College of Law.
Anthony was the co-owner of SDDC, a data and document destruction company and held the position of the Australasian Chairperson for the international organisation NAID (National Association for Information Destruction) for 3 years and served on the International Board of Directors. He is currently a volunteer for St Vincent de Paul in our local parish and a Josephite Companion helping run the local Josephite Companions monthly prayer group and assisting in annual food and clothing appeals.
Rhonda was the co-owner of SDDC, a data and document destruction company. She is currently on the Finance committee for the local parish. She is a volunteer for St Vincent de Paul in the local parish and a Josephite Companion helping run the local Josephite Companions monthly prayer group. She has organised appeals for food and clothing for the Gethsemane Community and the Lifejacket program through St Paul's Anglican Church in Burwood. She was the Sacramental Coordinator for many years. She is currently a volunteer for Lifeblood.