Mrs Yvonne Panagacos


Dip. T.( A.T.T.I.), B.A., Grad. Dip. Ed. Admin., M. Ed. (Melb).

Yvonne joined the Club in 1977. She is a co-convenor of the Classics Circle and was a founding convenor of the Current Affairs Circle.

She has been a Board member since 2013 and chaired the Programme and Membership Committees as Vice-President.

Yvonne brings strong governance experience, organisational capabilities and management of change skills to the role of President.

Yvonne’s professional career was in education, including 12 years as a Vice-Principal of Alphington Grammar School.

She was also the first woman president of one of Victoria’s oldest Greek clubs, Kastellorizian Association of Victoria,

where she established their National Council.

Yvonne helped to establish and fund the Chair of Classics at Melbourne University and continues as a member of the University’s

Humanities Foundation Board. In addition to her professional activities, Yvonne is a recognized iconographer whose work is represented

in private and public collections.

The success of the Lyceum Club over 107 years is attributable to the foresight of decades of committed members.

Yvonne is proud to have contributed to the delivery of our award-winning new floor, which expands the Club’s operations and activities.

She will ensure that intellectual challenge, diversity and friendship are hallmarks of the Lyceum.