Centre for Rural Regional Law and Justice (CRRLJ)

CRRLJ governance and structure

The Centre's governance structure is designed to ensure both an effective system for dealing with the management and administration of the Centre and a representative voice for key sectors working within the justice system in regional Victoria.

Centre Management Board:
The Board consist of seven members, composed as follows:

Centre Advisory Committee:
Membership includes up to 10 individuals representing key stakeholder organisations. The broad role of the Centre cuts across a number of sectors and professions which is reflected by the composition of the Advisory Committee and includes:

Human Services Sector:

  • Florence Davidson, General Manager Client Services - Mallee Family Care
  • Jessie Mitchell , Victorian Rural Youth Services Support and Advocacy Officer - Youth Affairs Council of Victoria Inc.
  • Patricia Murdock, Executive Manager Industrial Relations - Victorian Farmers Federation
  • Cheryl Sobczyk, Client Services Manager - Bendigo Community Health Centre and Board Member Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association
  • Tony Salter, Regional Advocate - Mental Illness Awareness Council

Legal Services Sector:

  • Fiona McLeay, CEO PILCH Victoria - Melbourne
  • Danny Barlow, Law Institute of Victoria - Director Riordan Legal, Shepparton
  • Marcus Williams, Victoria Legal Aid - Managing Lawyer Legal Aid, Bendigo
  • Peter Noble, Federation of Community Legal Centres - Principal Loddon Campaspie CLC, Bendigo
  • Annette Vickery, Deputy CEO, Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service

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