Ken Bone is a semi-retired senior public service manager – having worked in Commonwealth, State and local government. A graduate in Economics – his public service roles has focused on housing, health services, children’s protection and childhood services. In addition Ken has worked in a range of urban services and capital building programs.
Ken was brought up in the western suburbs of Sydney and is keenly interested in seeing services delivered that provide a basis for people believing in themselves and allowing people to use their talents to their full potential to achieve independence.
As a Board member Ken is passionate in supporting Woodville Alliance to be an even more key contributor to the community life of south western Sydney. He has been on a number of boards including in community housing, sports boards and a showground trust.
In his private life Ken is a keen grandparent and golfer and traveller, a cricket tragic, a bonsai grower and collector of blues music.
Letizia Wheatley has been involved with Woodville Alliance since 2005 when her son began attending the Disability Services ‘Post –School Options’ programme. At that time she became a member of the Woodville Alliance Disability Sub-Committee. She soon joined the Executive Committee as an Ordinary Member. Letizia’s interests are in social justice and education. She is a trained high school teacher of English and History and has worked in both government and Catholic schools.
Letizia enjoys home duties and private tutoring.
David Hua is a digital strategist who has lived, learned, and worked in a multiplatform world for over 20 years. He’s been a senior executive at the Australian Broadcasting Corporation for over a decade, holding roles including Head of Digital Operations at ABC International and Multiplatform Content Manager for ABC Radio.
He’s previously worked in eCommerce, digital marketing, and in content production and has a Masters in Media, Arts and Production from the University of Technology, Sydney.
Born in Vietnam, David lived in regional NSW when he first arrived in Australia and has spent over 15 years as a resident of south-western Sydney. He’s able to speak Cantonese, Vietnamese, and Mandarin.
Sandra a non-executive director, chair & committee member with over two decades of board level experience as both a director and board advisor. She has worked across the public, private and not for profit sectors with particular experience in the utilities, infrastructure and the energy industries.
At board level some highlights include:
• Member of the Board of the NZ Electricity Authority
• Chair, Save the Children (NSW) and Director, Save the Children Australia
Sandra has extensive experience working in and with NSW state owned corporations and government agencies at the most senior levels, building constructive relationships with elected officials, regulators, government agencies, industry organisations, other businesses and customer advocates. She has worked in urban and regional areas, and on major state and national initiatives.
Sandra has completed the AICD Company Directors Course, an MBA, a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering with Honours, and is prequalified as a NSW Government Boards Audit & Risk Committee Member.
Elizabeth is a lawyer and works at the University of New South Wales, where – as the General Counsel and University Secretary – she is responsible for the legal and governance functions of the University. Prior to this, Elizabeth has had very diverse roles as a legal practitioner, becoming a partner of a large national law firm early in her career, and being appointed as a legal member of numerous State and Federal Tribunals. These included the Social Security Appeals Tribunal, where she acquired experience in relation to issues of disability and social disadvantage. Prior to joining the University of New South Wales, Elizabeth was general counsel at Screen Australia, a Commonwealth authority established to invest in and support the Australian screen and digital media industry. In addition, Elizabeth has been a non-executive Director of companies in the financial services and energy sectors.
While pursuing her career as a lawyer and non-executive Director, Elizabeth raised four children. Elizabeth is a first generation Australian, and her family background is European. Through her family’s history, Elizabeth has a deep understanding of the experience of migrants who re-start their lives in Australia.
Elizabeth was delighted to be appointed to the Board of Woodville Alliance in November 2016.