The Gowrie Victoria Directorship Team is a diverse group who are fully committed to guiding the strategic direction of the organisation today and for the future. The Directorship Team comprises Board members, members of the executive and, from time-to-time, various supporting advisors. The Board members bring a wide range of skills and perspectives around the table and share their passion for the purpose and vision of the organisation with the entire Gowrie Victoria team and community.

The Directorship Team comprises the following members:

The Board
Paul Geyer, Chair
Kim Rowe, Treasurer
Joel Cohen, Director
Dr Sonia Sharp, Director
Marija Maher, Director
Mia Bromley, Director
Michelle Bruggeman, Director
Hannah Hollingworth, Director
Mark Burke, Director

Executive Team
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 Directorship team Gowrie Victoria is proud to have a committed group of long time supporters known collectively as our Life Members. Life Membership is awarded to individuals who have made an extraordinary contribution to the organisation and is by invitation of the Board.

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


If you would like to contact a member of the Directorship Team or one of the Life Members, please contact Chris Booton, Board Secretary by phone on 1300 446 974 or by emailing