Vigneswara (Vic) joined the Board in 2012 and was recruited for his expertise in legal and regulatory affairs, government relations and marketing and communications. Vic was the inaugural Chair of the Quality and Risk Committee and Chaired the Governance Committee for a number of years. He was appointed Deputy Chair in October 2015 and held this role until November 2022 when he commenced as Chair of the Board. Vic is a solicitor having practiced law for over 22 years and operates his own boutique family law firm. He worked as an advisor and project coordinator to a State Member of Parliament from 1996 to 2002. Vic maintains a keen community involvement and has been awarded a Centenary of Federation Medal for his contribution in youth affairs.
Rebecca joined the Board in May 2019 and held the position of Board Treasurer from April 2020 to November 2022. Rebecca commenced as Deputy Chair of the Board in November 2022 and is currently Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee. Rebecca is a client director at Pitcher Partners where she provides the full range of business and tax advise and assistance to businesses of all sizes, from large private companies through to family owned enterprises. She has experience with a variety of technical and commercial issues affecting clients on a day-to-day basis and advises clients on the more strategic issues relating to their business such as structuring and growth.
Michael joined the Board in April 2021 and is passionate about education and what it brings to our communities. Michael commenced as Board Treasurer in November 2022. With over 15 years of experience in independent sector education and currently the Chief Operating Officer at Brighton Grammar School, Michael brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the running of an educational institution.
Riaan joined the Board in November 2022. Riaan is an experienced operations and governance leader and director focussing on unlocking sustainable outcomes through effective collaboration, guidance and leadership in the areas of strategy; transformation and continuous improvement; social and community outcomes; probity and governance; project and program delivery; and corporate services. Riaan is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia (FGIA), a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD) and is currently an executive services manager supporting the national operations of YMCA Australia.
Glenys Grant O.A.M.
Glenys has been associated with bestchance and other community organisations for over 40 years. During this time, she has contributed greatly to the lives of many children as a foster mother – a commitment she continues today. Glenys has been involved in many educational and research scientific activities both in Australia and overseas and in 2006 was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for her exemplary services to medicine and the community.