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Street Address:  Level 1/116 Hardware Street, Melbourne Vic 3000 
  Postal Address: P.O Box 14093, Melbourne 8001, Vic.
Phone: 03 9605 1900
  Fax: 03 9602 2355
  Freecall: 1800 049 871
Email: info@vacro.org.au  accounts@vacro.org.au
  Web: www.vacro.org.au

INFORMATION ON BOARD MEMBERS

At the Board level, we have the following talent. Our members remain focused on our core mission.

The Honourable David Harper (Patron) - President/Patron (resigned as President 17/11/2011)

Qualifications -  BA Hons. LLB (Melb) (AM)
Experience - Judge Supreme Court of Victoria

Justice Harper is a Judge of the Supreme Court of Victoria.  He was appointed in March 1992.  Since 2009 he has been a member of the Court of Appeal, which with the Trial Division forms the Supreme Court.  Between 1992 and 2009 he sat in each of the three (sub) Divisions of the Trial Division (Common Law, Criminal and Commercial & Equity ).He graduated BA (Hons) LLB (Melbourne). His practice at the Victorian Bar generally related to commercial matters.  He became a QC in 1986. He was Chairman of the Victorian Bar Council from 1990 to 1991 and served on the Executive of the Law Council of Australia and the Australian Bar Association.Between 1992 and 1999 he was president of the International Commission of Jurists (Victorian branch). He has been the President of the Victorian Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders since 1995 and became their Patron in 2011. He was also President of the Graduate Union of the University of Melbourne from 1997 to 1999.  He is Chair of the Australian Red Cross (Victorian Division) International Humanitarian Law Advisory Committee (since 2000) and was a part time Commissioner of the Victorian Law Reform Commission between 2001 and 2008. He has also served as Vice President (2008-2010) and President (2010-2012) of the Judicial Conference of Australia, a body which draws its membership from judicial officers of every level in every Australian jurisdiction and seeks to maintain an independent judiciary and the rule of law.  In the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in 2008 he was made a member of the Order of Australia for services to the judiciary and to law reform and for his work with offenders and for the advancement of international humanitarian law.

Bill Angelidis - Treasurer (appointed 17/11/2016)

Qualifications - BSc Computer Science, MBA, Member AICD

Bill Angelidis is a successful entrepreneur with strong business development skills in high tech start-up businesses having started up successful IT services company ASTA Solutions has he still manages. Bill's specialist skills and interests are around assisting start-ups and not for profit organisations to develop and meet strategic objectives so that they can meet their long term stakeholder goals. Bill enjoys nothing more than bringing people and opportunities together.

David Finn - Board member  (appointed 11/2/2010)

Qualifications -  B.Bus, FCPA, FCIS

David Finn is a commercial executive with extensive financial and management experience in a range of businesses involved in design, manufacturing, sales and distribution of Australian products and services. David’s background is in defence and aerospace, research and development with CSIRO, and business consulting in both of the high technology and not-for-profit welfare sectors. He is a Fellow Certified Practicing Accountant and a Fellow of Chartered Secretaries Australia.

Andrew Crockett - Board member  (appointed 17/11/2016)

Qualification - LLB (Melb) LLM (Mon) GradCertHIgherEd (Mon)

Following a period in private practice Andrew Crockett pursued a career in legal aid and academia. He is a former Director of the Legal Aid Commission of Victoria (now Victoria Legal Aid), a former CEO of the Legal Aid Commission of the ACT, and he served a term as Chairperson of National Legal Aid.

Andrew has also taught professional skills and ethics in the law faculties of Monash University and the Australian National University.  He currently teaches legal ethics in Monash University’s postgraduate program.

Andrew has served on the Family Law Council, the Southern Health Human Research Ethics Committee B, the ACT Law Reform Committee, and he is currently a member of the editorial committee of the Lawyers Practice Manual Victoria. 

Apart from Andrew’s commitment to improving access to justice and ethical standards in the legal profession, he is interestedin the development and promotion of programs that address social, economic and educational disadvantage as a cause of crime.

Barbara Rozenes - Board Member (appointed 30/6/2011)

Barbara Rozenes has extensive experience volunteering and in board positions over the last 30 years. Barbara has been the inaugural convenor of the Royal Melbourne Hospital Neuroscience Foundation for 10 years. She has made significant contributions to the Court Network as a volunteer for 20 years and as a board member for 11 years where she has held positions of President, Vice President and Chair of the Marketing, Fundraising and Advocacy Committee during that tenure. In the past she has been a board member of Fare Share. Barbara is now ambassador for Court Network and Windana Drugs and Alcohol Inc. and Patron for the Epilepsy Foundation of Victoria. Barbara’s other experience includes involvement with the Jewish Crisis Centre, fundraising for the Jewish museum, and Epworth Hospital Ladies Auxiliary. She is also a member of the Sentencing Advisory Committee since its inception in 2004 and is presently a member of the Lady Mayoress of Melbourne Executive Committee.

Bronwyn Naylor - Board member (appointed 05/08/2013)

Qualifications  - B.A (Hons),LLB (Hons), LLM, MPhil (Crim), PhD in Criminology

Bronwyn Naylor is a Professor of Law at RMIT University in the Graduate School of Business and Law. She teaches Criminal Law in the RMIT Postgraduate Law JD program.  Bronwyn has degrees in Law and in Criminology, and was awarded a PhD from Cambridge University in 1999. She teaches and researches in criminal law, criminal justice, prisons and punishment, criminal records and other consequences of conviction, law and gender, and regulation.

David Daley - Board member (appointed 05/08/2013)

Qualifications - B.A (Hons), B.App.Sc

David Daley was educated at University of Canterbury, Christchurch NZ and Victoria University of Wellington, NZ. David joined the department of government responsible for new Zealand's international trade relations, but relocated in 1970 to Western Australia to take up a position as a probation and parole officer. Appointed  head of adult community corrections and community based juvenile justice in WA in 1994.   Added a  degree in social work from Curtin University while employed by the WA government.  David relocated to Melbourne in 2001 to become Director, Community Corrections in Victoria and subsequently acted as Director, Strategic Policy and Planning before retiring from the work force in November 2011. Currently David is engaged as a volunteer English tutor by  AMES, a not-for-profit organisation assisting migrants with resettlement and English language learning.  For the past ten years David acted as a guest lecturer at RMIT University and has continue to work there as a casual lecturer and member of the Justice Studies Program Advisory Committee. David has a broad interest in development of systems for more effective engagement and intervention with offenders to reduce their risk of re-offending, and in examining newer approaches, including restorative justice.  Particularly interested in the education of the next generation of correctional practitioners, as reflected in RMIT activities.

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