About

Club Board

Club Board

  • Mrs Helen Moylan

    President

    B.A., Grad. Dip. Arch. & Rec. Mngmt., M. Cult. Heritage Helen served as a Board Member for three years (2009-2012) and as Honorary Secretary for one year (2013) prior to taking up the position of Junior Vice President. She was a member of the Membership Committee for five years and has also served as Dining Room Liaison and New Member Liaison. Helen works part time as an archivist and has a particular interest in the maintenance of Club culture and traditions. She is a 20-year committee member of The Queen's Fund trust for women and children and has served as Honorary Treasurer, Secretary and Deputy President of that organisation, which advocates for women's education and welfare.

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  • Mrs Yvonne Panagacos

    Vice-President

    Master of Education, (Melb), Grad. Dip. Educational Administration, Bachelor of Arts, (La Trobe) Yvonne is an active Club member, having co-convened two circles (Classics in the Club and Current Affairs), regularly attending a range of Club functions and circles and attending the last IALC conference in Perth. Her professional life as vice-principal of an independent co- educational school for 12 years and her presidency of a well established cultural club has consolidated skills appropriate to Board membership. These include financial management and strategic planning skills and the management of incremental change processes.

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  • Ms Norah Breekveldt

    Vice President

    Norah possesses a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from the University of Melbourne, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with distinction from the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne, a Post-Graduate Certificate in the Neuroscience of Leadership from Middlesex University and a Certificate in Professional Coaching. She is a graduate of the Institute of Company Directors and a member of the International Coaching Federation. She has held Board positions at Very Special Kids Inc. Norah has held a number of advisory positions on government boards and committees including Board member of the Employment Services Regulatory Authority, member of the Review Committee of the Affirmative Action (Equal Opportunity for Women) Act and the Advisory Committee Council for Equal Opportunity in Employment. She was also a Board member of Very Special Kids and Board member and President of Extended Families Australia.

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  • Ms Lisa Galbraith

    Hon. Treasurer

    B. Com, Lisa has experience in financial management, technology and strategic planning that she can apply within the Lyceum Club. She has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Melbourne and has completed the Wharton School Executive Development Program at University of Pennsylvania.

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  • Ms Janet Atkinson

    Board

    BA, LLB. Graduating in law and arts in 1980, Janet has practised law in public organisations and private practice. She has extensive experience in administrative law, privacy law, equal opportunity law and health law, specialising in regulation, standard setting and enforecement, policy development and interpretation, and the development, implementation and interpretation of legislation. She was awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 2001.

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  • Ms Felicity Costigan

    Board

    Felicity has a Bachelor Degree in History and Art History from Monash University and a Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Services from The University of Melbourne. Felicity brings to the Lyceum Board a range of skills from her 30 years working in the communications field. A brief career in academic libraries was then followed by time served in a commercial photo agency which lead her to a role at Vogue Australia in 1993. This opened the door to journalism where she spent the next 15 years working mainly for The Herald Sun and The Sunday Age. Felicity has worked with author Kaz Cooke as a researcher on two of her best-selling books. Over the past 10 years, Felicity has developed a distinguished career in philanthropic services where she has worked as a philanthropic consultant as well as holding an Executive officer role at an international development agency for women and girls. Felicity has been on the Board of Volunteers Australia and St. Mary’s House of Welcome, a service centre for the homeless. A keen interest in rural and regional sustainability has inspired her to attempt a Master of Science which will hopefully be completed before she turns 100. Felicity is married to Joseph Costigan and has a son and daughter and a King Charles Cavalier named Humphrey.

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  • Ms Seri Renkin

    Board

    BA (Hons) from The University of Melbourne.Seri brings over twenty years’ experience in senior executive and advisory roles to her leadership as Managing Director, of the ten20 Foundation. Having worked across the corporate, non-profit, philanthropic and government sectors she has a unique perspective of how diverse sectors operate and utilises her strategic, innovative and entrepreneurial skills to build cross sector collaborations focused on social impact. She joined ten20 as founding CEO in 2012. Following a decade working as a management consultant with Accenture in Australia, New Zealand and Italy and Hay Management Consultants in the UK, Seri’s passion for social justice saw her applying her business and management skills to initiatives for social change. Seri was founding Director of the Melbourne office of Social Ventures Australia (SVA), providing expertise to the emerging social enterprise sector and pioneering the SVA Women’s Angel Investor Network. Following this she worked with the Social Innovation Group in the Australian Government on place based, systems reform strategies. Seri serves on the ten20 Foundation Board and the Stella Prize Board. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

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  • Mrs Sandra Macintyre

    Board

    TPTC, BEd, GDipEd, MEdAdmin. Sandra's career in Primary Education spanned over 47 years as both teacher and principal in the Victorian State Education system. Her tertiary qualifications include a Master of Educational Administration. Her membership of school councils required management of tenders, budgets, contract execution, financial reports and audits. She has also been Secretary of the Morongo Goulburn Valley Collegians' Association.

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  • Mrs Jean Miller

    Board

    BA, TSTC. Jean is the founder and a director of Jean Miller & Associates, a Melbourne-based building, design and construction company. She was a pioneer in the building sector, being the first women in Victoria to found and manage a construction company.

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  • Margaret Webb OAM

    Board

    Grad.Dip Bus.Mgt. B.Ed., Dip.Phys.Ed Former Principal of Toorak College, Mt Eliza 44 years as an Educator Director of Margaret Webb Consultancy Board Chair Outdoor Education Group Director Melbourne Indigenous Transition School Council Mac.Robertson Girls High School Director Mac.Rob Foundation President alumnae of Mac.Robertson Girls High School (Palladians)

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  • Mrs Jeanette Fry

    Board

    Jeanette Fry taught in Victorian Primary and Special Schools for 20 years and was President of the Peak Body, The Victorian Association of Special Education for 3 years. Her second career as the proprietor of The Excellent Moveable Feast involved her in event planning, catering and management, ranging from dinner for José Carreras, The Green Room at the VSO during rehearsal periods to training days at the Australian Education Union. She participates in many Club Circles and enjoys taking an active role in Club life. Outside the club her life revolves around family and friends with whom she loves to share her holiday house in the beautiful, historic town of Maldon.

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  • Mrs Sarndi Addison

    Board

    B. Economics, Dip. Ed (Monash), B. Social Administration (Flinders) Horticulture Cert, (Burnley). Sarndi experienced training for life in the family hotel business. She worked as a Social Worker in the private sector, the Department of Education (Vic) and local councils. She now administers Family Investment Portfolios. Born in Melbourne, she has lived in Adelaide and New Zealand. Sarndi spent many years volunteering at her sons’ schools and was President of the Scotch College (Melb) Parents Association and a member of their 150-year Celebration steering committee. As treasurer of the Cure MS committee, she helped raise funds for MS Research at Monash University. She enjoys many of the club activities and is currently a co-convenor of the choir and assistant for the Tech Group.

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