The Board

Gowrie Victoria is governed by a Board, which is responsible for approving Gowrie Victoria’s strategic direction and for oversight of the organisation’s management. The Board members bring a wide range of strategic and business skills and perspectives to Gowrie Victoria, and are passionately committed to achieving its purpose and vision.

The Board members are:
Paul Geyer, Chair
Mia Bromley, Vice-Chair
Mark Burke, Treasurer
Jessica Murphy
Sarah Young
Margaret Abernethy
Martin Burns
Erin Dale

The Executive Management Team

The executive management team is responsible for the operational development and smooth running of Gowrie Victoria’s ECEC services and its adult learning operations. The members of the executive team bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to Gowrie Victoria, and are able managers of its programs and activities.

The executive management team members are:
Susan Anderson, CEO
Nicole Pilsworth, Executive Manager, Early Learning
Glyn Williams, Executive Manager, Adult Learning and Marketing
Sue Chamberlain-Ward, Executive Manager, People and Culture
Paul Hodgson, Executive Manager, Commercial

Life Members

In addition to the leadership team, Gowrie Victoria is proud to have a committed group of long-term supporters who have been given life member status. Life membership is awarded by the Board to individuals who have made an extraordinary and committed contribution to Gowrie Victoria over a substantial period.

Our current Life Members are:
Jenny Acton
John Emmerson
Sue Harper
Gilda Howard
Heather Barnes


If you would like to contact a member of the leadership team or one of the life members, please contact the Board Secretary by phone on 1300 446 974 or by emailing