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Wesley Mission Board

Responsible for Wesley Mission’s governing purpose, principles and strategic direction, our Board is chaired by Michael Anderson.

Michael Anderson

Michael Anderson

Non-Executive Director and Chair
BEc, FIAA, Grad Dip (Christian Studies), MAICD

Michael is Chair of Uniting Mission and Education (NSW/ACT). Until recently he was Chair of Uniting Financial Services (a $1.5 billion financial services provider) and Ecclesia Housing (community housing). He has other roles around strategy, investments, ethics and leadership and is a member of the AMP Capital Responsible Investment Leaders Ethics Committee and Westpac Stakeholder Advisory Committee.

Michael had a wide range of experience at AMP Capital Investors which spanned a range of senior investment and general management roles. These roles included Head of Australian Equities, leader of Australia’s largest Sustainable Investment Fund and being a company spokesperson on corporate governance issues.

Michael was appointed to the Wesley Mission Board in May 2017.

Keith Suter Dr Keith Suter

Non-Executive Director
BA (Hons), MA (Hons), PhD, FAICD, FRAI

Keith has been involved with the Uniting Church for over 40 years. His most recent PhD focused on the future of the Uniting Church in Australia. Keith was awarded a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in the 2019 Queen’s Birthday honours for significant service to international relations and to the Uniting Church in Australia.

Keith is a company director, conference speaker, broadcaster, writer and teacher at Boston University (Sydney campus). He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a well-known contributor to the media scene in Australia. Keith has been a board member since January 2009.

Rev Keith Garner

Rev Keith V Garner AM

AM, MTh (Oxon), DD (Hon)

Since his appointment to Wesley Mission in 2006 he has built a strong reputation as a public advocate on such issues as homelessness, household debt and financial stress and the care for people experiencing mental illness and the vulnerable.

More about Rev Keith V Garner AM 

Bernard BoermaBernard Boerma

Non-Executive Director
BA, B.Soc.Stud, (1st Class Hons), MBA, MAICD

Bernard has over 25 years of social work and senior management experience, including over 12 years as CEO of a large human service agency. He has worked in a wide range of human service sector organisations—including mental health, public housing, child protection, aged care, disability services, juvenile justice and community-based corrections, family support, homelessness, counselling and community development. He is currently Secretary of the Australian and New Zealand Third Sector Research Incorporated and teaches at the University of Sydney.

Bernard has served as an industry leader with community organisations, for example, the Sydney Alliance, NSW Council of Social Services, Catholic Social Services Australia and the Association of Major Community Organisations. He is committed to ensuring a just society that promotes the dignity, equality and participation of all people. He is a member of the Catholic community with links to the Uniting Church.

Bernard is married to Helen, with two adult children and a grandson. Bernard was appointed to the board in May 2017.

Jill PrettyJill Pretty

Non-Executive Director
RN, MN, BN (Admin)

Jill Pretty is a Registered Nurse, who holds a degree in Nursing Management and a Master in Nursing majoring in Aged and Palliative Care as well as a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. Jill was employed by Aged and Community Services NSW and ACT (ACS) for 15 years and held the position of Manager of Policy and Consultancy before being appointed as the Chief Executive Officer in 2008. Before joining ACS, she was the Director of Nursing at McQuoin Park, Mercy Family Centre for 12 years.

Jill currently has her own consultancy where she delivers training to staff in aged care and advises on clinical and management issues. Jill is a Fellow of the Australian College of Nursing and the Australian Association of Gerontology and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mark Northern

Mark Northern

Non- Executive Director
B.Comm, B.Acc, GAICD

Mark is a chartered accountant and experienced property and finance executive with a lengthy record of success in Australia, the USA and South Africa. As a senior property, operations, development, finance and retail executive, Mark has 30 years of experience gained at a high performing ASX top 20 global organisation.

Mark is currently Chair of KYDS Youth Development Service, providing adolescent mental health services in northern Sydney, and past board member of Wesley Gardens Aged Care. Mark is currently Treasurer, Elder, Councillor and previously Chair and a member of various committees of Roseville Uniting Church.

Mark joined the Wesley Mission Board in July 2017 and is a member of the Finance and Audit Committee.

Tracy Morgan

Tracey Morgan

Non-Executive Director


Tracy has over 25 years’ executive and consulting experience, including 10 years running her own consulting practice, working with organisations navigating change. Her career spans strategy, facilitation and development, change management, executive search, human resources consulting and accounting.

Tracy’s Board experience includes Chair of The Housing Connection, providing tailored support to adults with intellectual and other disabilities to live valued and rewarding lives in the community, plus Director of Sylvanvale Foundation for Disability Services and Sydney Philharmonia Choirs.

Tracy is active in church life, currently serving as a Service Leader and Parish councillor. She was appointed to the Wesley Mission Board in December 2018 and is a member of the Finance and Audit Committee.


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