Echuca Moama Beacon Foundation

Board of Directors

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The Echuca Moama Beacon Foundation is unique to every other Beacon arrangement in Australia; we have an Executive Officer in paid employment who facilitates the Beacon events into our local schools. The EO is backed up by our Board of Management. Our Board is made up of business and education professionals and school representatives. They are:


Rod Pearl (Chairperson) - Corporate Manager, Peats Office Equipment, Echuca

Rod has been on our Board since 2007 and brings finance and business experience, with a strong emphasis on community links.



Mark Thomson - Director, Lockwood Partners (Accountants), Echuca

Mark has been a Beacon Board member since 2003, and offers excellent financial and tax expertise.


Tod Collins - Partner, Radcliffe's Restaurant, Echuca

Tod has been a Board member since the inception of Beacon in Echuca Moama. He leads the Sponsorship arm of the Board and also assists with his extensive knowledge of finance.



Rob Strachan - Assistant Principal, Echuca College, Echuca

Rob joined the Board in 2010. He offers a strong knowledge of vocational and careers education.


Jaime Lake - Partner, Numanz Embroidery, Echuca

Jaime comes to the Board in 2011 with a sound understanding of the tourism and hospitality industry having worked at the Moama RSL in a variety of capacities over an eight year period, and a strong background in retail. Along with husband Matt, she has successfully established Numanz Embroidery and Workwear as a respected business in the Echuca Moama area.



Sue Turner - Company Director, Wesue Group, Group Training Specialists, Echuca

Sue is a new face on the Board in 2011, and brings to the Board a focus on workplace training from a Group Trainers perspective. Sue holds a degree in education (Technology), and has since gone on to attain her Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. Sue uses her skills to deliver workplace training modules to people of all ages, through a variety of Group Trainers. She is currently contracted with CVGT (Central Victorian Group Trainers) for this purpose. Her experience dealing with the needs of employers and trainers will be of great benefit to the Echuca Moama Beacon Foundation Board.



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