Stephen Sharp (Chairman). BEc, LL.B.
Past Board Member: 1997 - 2001Re-appointed: May 2011
Stephen is the Senior Banking and Finance Partner with the law firm, Arnold Bloch Leibler, having commenced there as an articled clerk in 1987 and being admitted to the partnership in 1992. His practice has a strong emphasis on property development and related financing and structuring advice including joint venture arrangements.
Cath Mulcare(Treasurer). BEc, CA, CPA, MAICD
Appointed: 18 May 2012
Cath is the Chief Financial Officer of Defence Health Limited, a not-for-profit providing private health insurance to meet the needs of the Defence community. Cath’s previous roles included Chief Financial and Operations Officer of the Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club and Regulatory Affairs Partner with professional services firm, KPMG. Cath is also a Director on the Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards Board.
David Briskin (Deputy Chairman). BEc, LL.B.
Appointed: 27 May 2011
In May 2011 David joined the Board of Make-A-Wish Australia. As CEO of iconic fashion brand sass & bide, David has been instrumental in the brands growth and restructure over the last five years. His tertiary qualifications include a double degree in law and economics.
Dearne Cameron(Director), BA.Anth, M.Mgt, MBA, CPM, FAIM, MAAS
Appointed: 29 May 2009Re-appointed: May 2011
Dearne is an experienced Senior Executive with a diverse portfolio in senior management, working in the private and not-for-profit sectors for over 25 years. Dearne is a partner and Director of Integrated Comms, Optus franchise group, one of the two leading telecommunications companies in Australia.
Christine Mossop (Director). JP
Elected: May 2011
Christine is a passionate volunteer with the Adelaide Branch of Make-A-Wish. She is a Director and Co-Founder of Mossop Group Pty Ltd. Started in 1979, Mossop Group is now one of the largest and most respected building companies in South Australia.
Rebecca Hogan (Director). B.Bus (Marketing)
Elected: 30 May 2009
Rebecca is currently a volunteer with the Gold Coast Branch of Make-A-Wish Australia. Her professional background is in the area of Marketing/PR in the tourism, hospitality and publishing fields. She is currently the Director/Administration Manager of Queensland Telecommunication Solutions.
Dean Emeritus Gerard P Dowling OAM
Catholic Priest, Social Worker, Talk-Back Radio HostDiploma of Social StudiesAppointed: 17 April 1986 (Founding Board Member)Reappointed: December 2007 to December 2010 - Retired: 21 May 2010Appointed Life Governor of Make-A-Wish Australia: 22 May 2010
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