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  • Our CEO - Stella Avramopoulos
  • Our Board
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  • Our Executive Leadership Team
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Our People

We are all partners in mission. Like the Good Shepherd Sisters, we work side by side with people in the community wherever services are needed and wherever there are opportunities for positive change.

In keeping with our heritage and core values, we work in a trusted relationship with the Good Shepherd Sisters in pursuit of a better world, with a focus on women and girls.

Stella Avramopoulos

Our CEO - Stella Avramopoulos

Stella Avramopoulos, Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand CEO is an experienced CEO and an influential leader in the community and government sectors. Stella was appointed CEO of Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand in February 2018. As leader of this community services organisation, Stella continues her commitment to disrupting cycles of disadvantage, especially for women & children. Stella came on board in February 2018.

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Our Board

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors.

Molina Asthana

Molina Asthana

Member of the Finance Audit and Risk Committee

Molina’s experience includes working in top tier firms Minter Ellison (Mergers & Acquisitions) and Clayton Utz (Banking & Finance) and the Victorian Government Solicitor's Office.
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Thu-Trang Tan

Thu-Trang Tan

Board Member

Thu-Trang is the CEO of Volunteer West. She brings extensive cross-sector experience in public, private and non-government organisations.
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Anne Astin AM PSM PhD

Anne Astin AM PSM PhD

Chair of Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand

Anne is an experienced Board member, Chairperson and Executive with more than 25 years working in the areas of education and science, the food, beverage and pharmaceuticals industries, food safety regulation, energy, land management, environment, and social services.
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Gill Callister

Gill Callister

Chair of the Mission and Service Strategy Committee

Gill Callister is CEO of Mind Australia, a community-based mental health organisation with a long tradition of working with people with serious mental illness.
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Dame Diana Crossan

Dame Diana Crossan

Chair of the Good Shepherd New Zealand Board and Member of the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee

Diana Crossan is an experienced company director, and Chief Executive. In the 2019 New year honors she was made a Dame for her work in equal employment opportunities, Retirement Income and work in charity.
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Anne Cherry

Anne Cherry

Board Member

Anne began her involvement with Good Shepherd in 2015 serving on the Rosemount Good Shepherd Board in NSW and the program delivery committee.
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Michael Raper

Michael Raper

Board Member

Michael has qualifications in arts, education and law and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).
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Taryn Rulton

Taryn Rulton

Chair of the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee

Taryn is the Chief Commercial Officer at La Trobe University and combines expertise in risk management, financial governance and strategy with pragmatism and an understanding of operations.
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Our Sisters

Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors.

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Good Shepherd Sisters

Our Executive Leadership Team