Our Collaborative Leadership Tables

The Collaborative Leadership Tables are Lighthouse’s community decision-making forums. They are made up of about 50 passionate community members who are committed to leading change to improve wellbeing and educational outcomes for young people from conception to career. They are a mechanism to support the work of Lighthouse to facilitate and enable strengthened connections throughout our community.

There are currently four tables:  Combined Early Years; Learning & Thriving in Secondary School; Launching Successfully to Work or Study and our Youth Leadership Advisory Table (“Youth Empowerment Leaders”).

The Tables' purpose is to identify and drive strategic initiatives to enable young people to thrive in Greater Shepparton. Our Youth Table gives Lighthouse the opportunity to engage with young people in a meaningful and ongoing way and help ensure we focus on the work most likely to support young people and lead to positive change.

Our tables

Combined Early Years Table

Sönke Tremper, Chair

Steve Ayton, Co-Chair

Ange Andreadis

Belinda Conna

Belinda Whitelaw

Bree Findlay

Cheryl Hammer

Claire Tarelli

David McKenzie

Jo Fasano

Kathy Baksh

Rebecca Woolstencroft

Rebecca Andersson

Rosalind Martin

Sarah Robinson

Learning & Thriving in Secondary School

Lana Young, Chair

Bisi Oladele

Carla Dixon

Chris Norman

Deb Block

Melinda Lawley

Michael Carrafa

Teresa Deshon

Tom Robinson


Launching Successfully to Work or Study

Lauren Bowman, Chair

Cathy Scott

Corina Modderman

Julie Cobbledick

Kate Montgomery

Lori Hodgson

Neil Maher

Sam Birrell

Sarmed Yassin

Troy Snelling

Zane Foott

Zara Milenkovic




Youth Leadership Advisory Table

Tom Saxton, Chair

Dakoda Pearson

Amber Fairman

Seth Culpan

Alannah Perry

Sarah Hitchcock

Cody Mohamed

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