Board

Tamsin Mildenhall

Tamsin is an experienced criminal defence lawyer having worked in both the private and Government sectors. Currently, she is the Manager of the Summary Crime team at Victoria Legal Aid, working with sector partners to ensure the delivery of high-quality legal services as well as a fair and efficient justice system. She is a Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) Accredited Criminal Law and Children's Law Specialist and a member of the LIV Children's Law Specialisation advisory Committee. She also is currently undertaking a Masters of Business Administration (Executive) at RMIT
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Su Robertson

Su is a social justice lawyer, academic and community radio broadcaster. She has previously worked as a community legal centre lawyer and university law lecturer, and is currently completing her PhD at the Australian National University. She has researched, published and presented on a variety of issues associated with poverty law, clinical legal education, feminism and the legal system, and her work has been tabled in Parliament
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Amanda Thornton

Director
Amanda coordinates grant funding at Sacred Heart Mission and volunteers with the Melbourne Women's Fund Grants Committee. She is experienced in fundraising and non-profit administration in the charitable and arts sectors, and has formal qualifications in Social Investment and Philanthropy, Museum Studies and the Arts.
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Trevor Irwin

Director
Trevor Irwin is an experienced accountant with a background in media, not-for-profit, the university sector, Victorian Government agencies, recycling/waste management, telecommunications and oil and gas sectors in senior finance roles.  Trevor is currently Chief Financial Officer with Surf Coast News Australia based in Torquay Victoria.  He is a CPA and holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and has an MBA from RMIT University.
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Virginia Murdoch

Director
Currently, Product Manager at Culture Amp, Virginia works with a cross-functional team of engineers and designers, focused on turning large amounts of data into actionable insights. Virginia has previously worked in professional development, learning and distribution platforms, both in Australia and overseas. Virginia has previously been the Deputy Chair of the Writers Victoria board.
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Anne Rudd

Director
Anne is a serving member of Victoria Police and over the past 17 years she has performed duties within the Bayside area, Prosecutions Division, Family Violence Command and more recently, the North West Metro Region in Melbourne and Yarra. Anne is a lawyer and an experienced prosecutor within the Magistrates’ Court and Children’s Court where she specialised in prosecuting sexual offences and family violence matters. Anne was previously a member of the Therapeutic Treatment Board and is a current Director of Court Network.
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Keren Murray

Director & Company Secretary
Keren is an experienced lawyer, policy advisor, and non-executive director. She is Principal of K Murray Consulting, a legal policy advisory service. Previously, Keren was Principal Lawyer at the Law Institute of Victoria and worked in criminal law reform at the Department of Justice, Victoria, and law reform commissions in England and Victoria. Keren is currently a Board member and Secretary of The Stella Prize and was previously a board member of the YWCA Victoria.
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Sam Payne

Chair
Sam Payne retired from a long career in Business Administration in 2005. She joined the WAM pilot program as a Volunteer Mentor in 2010, one of the first volunteers. Sam has mentored three women participants in WAM and continues as a Volunteer. She joined the WAM Board in 2014.
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