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Structure of Anglicare Board

Anglicare Tasmania Inc is an association incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act. In terms of its Rules of Association, the activities of Anglicare are controlled by the Board-the governing body.

This Board has nine members:

  • 3 elected by members of the association

  • 2 appointed by Diocesan Council

  • 2 elected by Synod

  • 2 appointed by the Bishop – one of whom shall be the chairperson

The Board seeks to use current governance processes and has adopted Governance, Chief Executive Officer Limitations and Strategic Ends policies. The Bishop, on the recommendation of the Board, appoints Anglicare’s Chief Executive Officer.

Board Committees

The Board also has a Finance Risk and Audit Committee that meets quarterly. It reviews the financial reports and makes recommendations to the whole Board.

Board Members

ROSEMARY CALLINGHAM (Chair) – appointed by the Bishop

Rosemary Callingham is Adjunct Associate Professor in mathematics education at the University of Tasmania. She has a PhD, masters degrees in Education and Public Administration, and teaching qualifications. She has an extensive background in education in Australia, at school, system and tertiary levels. She has worked on projects in Hong Kong and North Korea as well as in many parts of Australia.

Rosemary has been involved in a variety of capacities for community organisations including Guides Tasmania and the RSPCA in the UK.  She is a member of Holy Trinity Church in Launceston and in her spare time enjoys needlework and other crafts. She has two adult daughters who both live in Victoria, and two grandchildren.

JOAN HARVEY (Deputy Chair) – appointed by Synod

Joan Harvey is a retired mathematics/science teacher with 45 years’ experience in government and non-government schools in Victoria and Tasmania and over 35 years working in education administration.  She has a B Sc (chemistry, physics and mathematics), Grad Dip Ed from Melbourne University and has been on several committees for the Tasmanian Catholic Education Office and Tasmanian Assessment, Standards and Certification.

Joan is a member of the Parish of Burnie and is currently a worship leader, church warden, secretary of Parish Council, Synod representative and a member of the nomination committee. She is a member of Diocesan Council, secretary/treasurer of Roland Children’s Services Inc., a board member for Clarendon Children’s Homes and Anglican Health & Welfare as well as Anglicare.

Joan is married to Reg, a retired industrial chemist/process engineer. They have 3 adult sons and 6 grandchildren, who live in different states on the mainland.

CRAIG BARLING – appointed by members of Anglicare

Craig Barling is currently the Chief Strategy Officer at the University of Tasmania. After starting as Chief Financial Officer at the University in 2013, Craig was promoted to Executive Director, Transformation in 2015 to lead the development of new campuses in Launceston and Burnie and the renewal of the University’s curriculum and organisation structure.

Craig previously worked for News Corporation from 2009, firstly as Chief Financial Officer of the Mercury and then as General Manager Finance – Victoria, overseeing the finance operations for the Herald Sun, Leader and Geelong Advertiser. Prior to joining News, Craig spent 13 years with Deloitte as an audit and corporate finance partner.

Craig is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Graduate of the Institute of Company Directors. Craig is also a director of the Fahan School and was previously a director of the National Heart Foundation of Australia (Tasmania Division) for several years.

Craig is a passionate family man and spends his spare time with his wife Jane and young children Felicity and James. He is a member of Cricket Tasmania and Royal Hobart Golf Club.

EKATERINA SKALIDIS – appointed by members of Anglicare

Ekaterina is a lawyer with M+K Dobson Mitchell and Allport. Ekaterina practices in the area of Commercial Litigation and Employment Law.  She appears in the Federal, Supreme and Magistrates Courts, Fair Work Australia, as well as some tribunals, and regularly appears with clients at mediation.

She is a past Director of the Greek Orthodox Church and Benevolent Society (Greek Community of Hobart) from 2005 to 2008, and Vice President of Hellenics Abroad for Victoria and Tasmania (2009-2011).  She is a past Committee member and Secretary of the ESTIA Greek Festival and past Secretary of the Young Lawyers Committee.

Ekaterina is a 3rd Degree Black Belt.  She is a past Oceana Champion, Australian Champion and Tasmanian Champion in sparring.  She enjoys dedicating her time in assisting in female self defence classes.  She is also a keen supporter of the St Kilda football club.

STEPHEN CARNABY – appointed by Synod

Stephen is the Director of Ministry Development for the Diocese of Tasmania, overseeing training and parish development across the state.  He previously worked as a local Anglican Church minister for 17 years, in Burnie, Sandy Bay and Bellerive.  He holds Bachelor of Ministry and Master of Arts (Theology) degrees.

He has wide experience with a variety of community and church groups ranging in age from playgroup through to seniors, with particular experience with young families.

He is a member of the Diocesan Council for the Anglican Church in Tasmania, and also served previously on the boards of Clarendon Children’s Home Inc and Anglican Health & Welfare Ltd.  He was the Diocesan Media Officer for 14 years.

Prior to Anglican ministry, Stephen studied Economics and Political Science (B. Ec) at the University of Tasmania, before working in public administration.

Stephen has been married to Joanne for 23 years and has a teenage son and daughter.  His interests include playing soccer, reading, and supporting the Collingwood Football Club.

JENNIFER CAVANOUGH - appointed by Diocesan Council

Jennifer is the Safe Church Communities Coordinator for the Anglican Diocese of Tasmania. Her professional background is in the areas of special education and counselling. Jennifer specialised in education of the deaf and hearing impaired, working across all sectors, including providing consultative support. She moved into providing wider educational support for teams of people working with children in schools across all disabilities and ages. Her focus has always been on developing systems that increase the independent functioning of both children and professionals.

 Jennifer lectured in Family Systems at Tabor College. She has previously worked with Anglicare as their Relationships Educator. In her private counselling business, she has specialised in counselling and mentoring women and teenage girls.

Having grown up with a sister who has a profound hearing loss, Jennifer has a personal insight into the impact of discrimination and lack of equity experienced by those who have a disability. Jennifer is a keen advocate for people who are marginalised in our community, to have their own voice and access to appropriate education and resources.

Jennifer is married to Paul, who has a leadership role in the Anglican Diocese. They have two adult sons. Jennifer and Paul worship at Howrah, and enjoy travelling, gardening, music, reading and their two Kerrie Blue Terriers.

DAVID PETERS OAM – appointed by the Bishop

David has worked in both the private and public sectors. He retired as Deputy Secretary of the State Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources, and as Commissioner of Transport, in 2012. He has a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Graduate Certificate of Public Sector Management and Certificate of Theology and Ministry.

David was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours list, is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants and a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

David is a member, Parish Treasurer and Synod representative of the Parish of Bellerive. He is Deputy Diocesan Registrar of the Anglican Diocese of Tasmania and an elected member of Diocesan Council. He is also a Councillor and Executive member of the Bush Church Aid Society of Australia.

David is married to Sue and has held a lifelong interest in community music. He is an active member of the Glenorchy City Concert Brass and City of Hobart Highland Pipe Band, and is a life member of the National Band Council of Australia, the Tasmanian Bands League and the City of Launceston RSL Brass.

LU-YEE MILLAR - appointed by Diocesan Council

Lu-Yee Millar is a parent to three young children, including a daughter born with a rare neurological condition. She is passionate about empowering families living with disabilities to thrive in life.

Lu-Yee is an experienced accounting professional, having provided management accounting expertise to a number of commercial corporations. She holds a degree in Accounting from Monash University, has studied at Belfast Bible College, and currently works as a Chinese translator for an online company. Lu-Yee has also worked internationally with several marginalised communities through Interserve, a Christian organisation dedicated to serving amongst the people of Asia and the Arab world. Lu-Yee later worked in the Interserve office based in Victoria.  

Lu-Yee is married to Stuart and they worship at St Mark’s in Bellerive. She enjoys spending time in the vegetable garden, music, and sewing. Although writing is a rare enjoyment for Lu-Yee she is delighted to have a short story published by FaithWriters in their 'As Time Goes By' compilation.