Our Board

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Maree Mullins – Chairperson

Maree has a great depth of experience in entrepreneurial leadership and change management. Maree has been a CEO and held senior Executive roles and brings a great depth and passion for working with people with a disability. She has worked in the Disability, Youth, Community, Out of Home Care, Creative Arts and the Justice sectors for the past 33 years. Maree has held Board positions in Youth, Disability and Domestic Violence organisations.

Maree believes in providing services to women that support them to make positive changes in their lives.

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Frances Atkins – Treasurer

Frances has over 10 years’ experience in banking and finance and is a vice president at J.P. Morgan’s Corporate and Investment Bank. Frances is currently completing a Masters in Business Administration at AGSM. She has experience advising senior management, boards and committees on a range of corporate and strategic matters. She participates in confidence-building programs for young girls in primary and high school, and mentors female university students seeking a career in business and finance. Frances has a keen interest in supporting women in the workforce and is pleased to join Bonnie’s board to contribute to improving opportunities for women.

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Betty Green – Secretary

Betty is a committed feminist advocate and her work in the women’s community services spans three decades. Violence against women, particularly domestic violence, has been her focus.

She has served on numerous management committees and boards in the community sector locally as well as a state-wide peak body, Women’s Health NSW and on government committees such as NSW Premier’s Council for the Prevention of Violence Against Women (2009-2013) and the NSW Domestic Violence Death Review Team (2010-2014) and nationally as a committee member of Australasian Council of Women and Policing. She co-founded NSW Domestic Violence Committee Coalition in 2006 and is the recipient of an Edna Ryan Award for Community Activism (2006). She is currently a PhD candidate undertaking research on domestic violence death reviews in Australia.

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Amelia Scott

Amelia Scott is Bonnie’s longest serving Board member. Amelia has a wealth of experience in health and in particular women and children’s health. She completed General Nursing and Midwifery and is currently employed by a Local Health District as a Child and Family Health Nurse. Amelia initially joined Bonnie’s Board to promote community liaison with the Area Health Service and has been inspired by Bonnie’s innovative support work with women and children, to stay involved.

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Danielle Winzenried

Danielle has a Bachelor of Laws/Arts (French Major) from the University of Western Australia (2002) and Masters of International Social Development from the University of New South Wales (2012). Formerly a practising lawyer in insurance litigation and legal professional regulation, Danielle is now an international development practitioner with Refugee Rights and Women’s Access to Justice interests. After two years in Timor Leste with community based organisations, she is now based in Sydney coordinating international judicial development activities.

Tam Ho

Tam has a wide range of experience in the not-for-profit and tertiary education sectors, working in the areas of program management, fundraising and marketing and communications. Having grown up in Cabramatta, she is very much still connected to the south-west Sydney area and is an advocate for services and programs that empower women and young people in this community. Tam currently works in the fundraising department of a Sydney-based public benevolent institution that assists those battling homelessness.

Dusanka Mrdjenovic

Dusanka has a passionate interest in human rights and social equity brought about by life experience of civil war, which included homelessness and displacement. She migrated to Australia with her family some 13 years ago. These experiences expanded her horizons.
Her life and work experience have contributed to Dusanka being very compassionate about general human rights and social equity. She passionately believes in equal rights for men and women, and is committed to creating a safe, violence-free society for all women.
Dusanka currently works for a large Community Housing provider and has been employed there for 10 years and for the last 5 years she has worked in management. This experience with working with disadvantaged communities developed her interpersonal and advocacy skills and adds value to the strong skill set of Bonnie’s Board.

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