Who We Are

 

Standing Tall Hamilton is successfully able to train mentors who can support and encourage youth in need due to the hard work and dedication of many people, groups and organisations.

Committee of Management

Phillip Gillin – Committee Chair
Phillip is the Risk Management Coordinator at the Southern Grampians Shire Council and has also been a mentor in the program for four years.

Committee of Management

Christine Elliott - Committee Secretary
Christine is the mother of the youngest mentor the program has had and comes from a background of Quality Management systems auditing.

Committee of Management

Tom Blackwell
Tom is a Project Manager at Iluka Resources and has also been a mentor in the program previously.

Committee of Management

Fleur Calvert
Fleur is a Director of the Western District Health Service. She is a solicitor and previous director of the not-for-profit Benjamin Andrew footpath library. 

Committee of Management

Peter Gilbert
Peter is the Client Services Manager at the Mulleraterong Centre in Hamilton and has been operating in this role for ten years.

Committee of Management

Graham Schroeder
Graham brings his legal expertise to the program as a Lawyer and Partner from O-Keeffe Shroeder.

Committee of Management

Rob Vecchiet
Rob is the Principal at Baimbridge College.

Committee of Management

Marissa Vincent
Marissa is an English/Literature Secondary Teacher at Baimbridge College.

Staff

Tracey McDonnell - Program Coordinator

Staff

Jane Crowe - Program Administrator

Patron

Dr Geoff Handbury AO & Family
Dr Handbury is a strong supporter and ambassador of Standing Tall in Hamilton.

Owner of Regional Victoria’s largest radio network, ACE Radio. Dr Handbury was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in 1999.

Supportive Friends of Standing Tall

CR Bruach Colliton
Community champion.

Supportive Friends of Standing Tall

Rev Peter Cook
Community champion.

Supportive Friends of Standing Tall

Jeanette Pritchard
Jeanette is the founder, and ambassador, of the Standing Tall program.