Our People

the faces of the foundation

Meet the Team

Over its 40-year history, volunteers have been the backbone of Hospice Foundation Geelong.

The foundation’s current Board of Directors is a team of dedicated and community-minded volunteers. Board members are from broad vocational backgrounds and bring with them a range of experiences and multidisciplinary skills.

Our Board

Sue White

Chair
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About Sue

Sue is a registered nurse and midwife. She has been a board member since 2005.

David McCusker

Treasurer
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About David

David is a Chartered Accountant and has held various positions in the corporate world as Finance Director, Chief Financial Officer, Group Accountant, Company Secretary combined with experience working in insolvency and corporate financial troubleshooting.

Jill Fletcher

Deputy Chair
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About Jill

Jill is a registered nurse with a Grad Dip in Extended Care Nursing (Palliative Care). She joined the board in 2014.

Ian Grant

Director
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About Ian

Ian Grant is a specialist Palliative Care doctor who has worked as part of the Barwon Health Palliative Care Team since 2005. Inspired by Dr Trevor Banks, he moved from General Practice, and is proud to continue Dr. Banks’ legacy with Hospice Foundation Geelong.

Amanda Hough

Director
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About Amanda

Amanda is a Nurse of many years experience, having completed her training at the Alfred Hospital. She has worked both in the For-Profit and Not-for-Profit Community sectors, and in acute Hospital settings. She is now working as a Practice Nurse in a General Practice. She lives in Torquay and is a member of the Torquay Rotary Club.

Gordon Spargo

Director
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About Gordon

Gordon is a retired bank manager and has been on the board since 2017.

Judy Campbell

Company Secretary & Administrator
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About Judy

After starting working life as a sub-editor with TV Week, Judy travelled extensively doing administrative duties for her husband's antique business in London and Hong Kong. After nursing both parents, Judy worked for a surgeon in Geelong for 12 years. Judy has been with Hospice Foundation Geelong for the past 10 years.

Dr Elise Davey

Director
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About Elise

Elise is a local GP.

The Board is assisted by our Hospice Coordinator, Public Officer and Company Secretary, Judy Campbell, and our Finance Officer, Maja Mere.

Our team is committed to the foundation’s mission to ensure our community has access to high quality, holistic end-of-life care. Their dedication will see the foundation being able to continue its invaluable work for years to come.