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Board of Directors

The TDA Board is comprised of TAFE CEO and Board representation from institutes across Australian states and territories. TDA liaises across Australian and state/ territory governments, as well as its agencies.

The Board of Directors comprises up to ten elected members representing each state and territory. The office bearers are an elected chair and two elected deputy chairs. The 2017 Board members are shown below:

Mary Faraone

Board Member, Chief Executive Holmesglen Institute

Ms Faraone commenced as Chief Executive of Holmesglen Institute in October 2013. Mary has had extensive experience in the VET sector, working with industry, RTOs and TAFE in various roles prior to joining Holmesglen Institute in 2003. Mary has been particularly instrumental in leading the Institute's teaching and learning, securing ...

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Christine Robertson

Board Member, Pro Vice-Chancellor Vocational Education and Training, Charles Darwin University

Christine Robertson was appointed as Pro Vice-Chancellor Vocational Education and Training at Charles Darwin University in October 2015. She oversees the operations of the Faculty of Vocational Education and Training and ensures that functions and activities across the University are strategically aligned with the broad requirements of the vocational education ...

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Leanne Cover

Board Member, Chief Executive Officer, Canberra Institute of Technology

Leanne Cover is the Chief Executive Officer of the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT), the largest government provider of vocational education and training institution in Canberra, the Australian capital, with more than 22,000 enrolments annually. CIT provides programs and services in a wide range of industry disciplines at Australian Qualifications ...

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Duncan Anderson

Board Member, Managing Director, South Regional TAFE

Duncan was born and raised in Western Australia. Joining the Australian Army Duncan graduated both the Australia Defence Force Academy and the Royal Military College – Duntroon. Allocated to the Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery, Duncan was deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan and transferred to the Army Reserves after ...

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Terry Charlton

Board Member, Chair of TAFE NSW

Terry Charlton served as the CEO and Managing Director of Snowy Hydro Ltd from 1999 until July 2013. He has had a diverse working career, in Australia and abroad, which has seen him perform in a range of executive positions for Snowy Hydro Ltd. Prior to this Terry was President of ...

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Mary Campbell

Board Member, Chief Executive (A), TAFE Queensland

Mary Campbell was appointed Interim CEO of TAFE Queensland in late 2017. She has many years of experience in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector along with a wealth of knowledge and exceptional leadership skills. Mary has spent more than 25 years working in the VET sector and is passionate ...

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Jenny Dodd

Board Member, Chief Executive Officer, TasTAFE

Jenny Dodd is the CEO of TasTAFE, Tasmania’s public provider delivering education and training to 26,000 students and servicing Tasmania’s employers and industry. Jenny joined TasTAFE in February 2018 from the position of Chief Academic Officer and Executive lead for Marketing, Brand and Communication, TAFE Queensland. As Chief Academic Officer, Jenny was ...

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Joanne Denley

Board Member, Board Chair of TAFE SA

Joanne has more than 30 years’ experience in risk management and human resources.  She was the first female to be appointed to the Board of Directors for the Bridgestone Australia Group of companies and was responsible for finance, IT, legal, risk management and human resources.  Joanne transitioned to the position ...

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