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FIA Board Chairs

FIA relies heavily on the extraordinary work of our committed volunteers. We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the dedicated voluntary contribution made by our Board Chairs.

The role of FIA Chair requires a willingness to devote time to understand members needs and views, and guide the Board to achieve those ends.

Peter Burnett FFIA CFRE (Chair 2014 - 16)
Ballarat Grammar Foundation
Director of Development

 

Brian Holmes FFIA CFRE (Chair 2012 - 14)
Xponential Philanthropy
Director

 

Leo Orland FFIA CFRE (Chair 2010 - 12)
Robejohn & Associates
Senior Partner

 

Lesley Ray FFIA CFRE (Chair 2008 - 10)
Mater Foundation
Executive Director - Fundraising

 

Andrew Markwell FFIA CFRE (Chair 2006 - 08)
NSW SES Volunteers Association
Fundraising Manager

 

Margaret Scott FFIA CFRE (Chair 2004 - 06)
Margaret Scott & Associates Pty Ltd
Director

 

Nigel Harris FFIA CFRE (Chair 2002 - 04)
Mater Foundation
Chief Executive Officer

 

David Zerman FFIA (Chair 2000 - 02)
Possibility Australia
Fundraising Epidemiologist & Chief Executive Officer

 

John Townend FFIA (Emeritus) CFRE (Chair 1998 - 2000)

 

Arthur Venn (Chair 1997 - 98)

 

Bobbie Dart (Chair 1996 - 97)

 

Mary Clarke (Chair 1995 - 96)

 

Peter Dalton FFIA CFRE (Chair 1994 - 95)
fundraising-futures
Director

 

Peter Ward (Chair 1992 - 94)

 

Russell Harris FFIA (Emeritus) (Chair 1990 - 92)

 

David Bennier (Chair 1988 - 90)

 

Brian O'Keefe FFIA (Emeritus) (Chair 1985 - 88)
O'Keefe & Partners
Founder & Managing Director

 

Aubrey Bannah (Chair 1984 - 85)

 

John Foley (Chair 1983 - 84)

 

Graeme Bradshaw FFIA (Emeritus) CFRE (Chair 1981 - 83)
Graeme Bradshaw Consulting
Senior Partner & Managing Consultant - Northern Australia

 

Arthur Venn (Chair 1980 - 81)

 

Lyn Knight (Chair 1977 - 79)

 

Syd Herron (Chair 1975 - 77)

 

Peter Sinclair (Chair 1972 - 74)