Phone : +61 03 9534 1809 Not-for-profit housing agency providing affordable accommodation for low-income, disadvantaged people.

Board of Directors

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John Tansey

John is the minister at the St Kilda Parish Mission (Uniting Church). John has been involved with housing in different forms since 1981. His experience has usually been community-based models of provision, including the establishment of a short-term service for young people on the Mornington Peninsula. John is heavily involved in the local community through the Parish Mission, St Kilda UnitingCare and the St Kilda Community Group. John has recently returned to the St Kilda Community Housing Board after 5 years of involvement from 2001-2006.

David Gibbs

David Gibbs

David joined the SCH Board in 2011 and is also a long-standing local resident of St Kilda with significant experience as a chartered accounant. He has worked with some of the largest accounting firms in the country, such as Price Waterhouse. He also brings to SCH considerable experience in various not-for-profit organistions, including the Foundation for Very Special Kids and The Abbotsford Convent Foundation.

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Janet Cribbes

Janet served as Councillor, Deputy Mayor and then Mayor of Port Phillip Council between 2004 and 2008. She has worked for a number of years in services run by not-for-profit agencies as well as for Victorian and Commonwealth government departments. Her area of expertise lies in community development work around drug and alcohol prevention programs. Janet has only recently joined the Board of SCH and is currently working as the Project Co-ordinator for the Bushfire Community Recovery Services run by Centacare Melbourne.