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Sovereign Hill is a not-for-profit, community-based, cultural tourism organisation administered by The Sovereign Hill Museums Association. The Association is controlled by a Board, which is elected by members of the Association, and serves in a voluntary capacity.

The Board’s responsibilities include the appointment of the Chief Executive Officer, who is responsible for managing Sovereign Hill. Board members meet regularly to monitor Sovereign Hill’s progress against the goals and objectives set out in the Corporate Strategic Plan and report to members at the Annual General Meeting of the Association. They also assist the CEO with the task of capital fundraising to underpin the Association’s long-term financial viability.

 

 

Mr A K Doyle – President

Mr A K Doyle – President

Elected to the Board in 2010. Member of the President’s Advisory Committee and the Gold Museum Committee. Certified Practising Valuer. Director of a Property Consulting Firm.

Mr D E Butler – Vice-President

Mr D E Butler – Vice-President

Elected to the Board in 2005. Chairman of the Finance & Risk Committee. Member of the President’s Advisory Committee and the Narmbool Committee. Director of a Chartered Accountancy Practice.

Mrs A L Carey

Mrs A L Carey

Appointed to the Board in 2015.

Mr S O Coltman

Mr S O Coltman

Elected to the Board in 2003. A Past-President. Member of the Fundraising Committee and The Sovereign Hill Foundation. Insurance Advisor.

Ms J E Cowles

Ms J E Cowles

Elected to the Board in 2003. Chairman of the President’s Advisory Committee. Ex-officio member of all Board Trusts and Committees.

Emeritus Prof T M Lloyd

Emeritus Prof T M Lloyd

Elected to the Board in 2007. A Past-President. Chairman of the Narmbool Committee. Member of the President’s Advisory Committee. Consultant. Former Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the then University of Ballarat.

Mr P L McCarthy

Mr P L McCarthy

Elected to the Board in 2010. Chairman of the Outdoor & Mining Museum Committee. Mining Engineer and Company Director.

Mr R W Nicholson

Mr R W Nicholson

Elected to the Board in 1998. A Past-President. Chairman of the Fundraising Committee and the Sir Henry Bolte Trust. Member of The Sovereign Hill Foundation. Civil Engineer and Company Director. Graduate, AICD Company Directors Course.

Mrs A P Perry

Mrs A P Perry

Elected to the Board in 2003. A Past-President. Member of the Outdoor & Mining Museum Committee and the Narmbool Committee. Retired Teacher and Family Historian.

Dr J A Verlin AM

Dr J A Verlin AM

Elected to the Board in 2011. Chairman of the Gold Museum Committee. A Past-Mayor of the City of Ballarat.

Dr J W M Johnson – Chief Executive Officer

Dr J W M Johnson – Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer, The Sovereign Hill Museums Association from 2002. Chairman, Central Highlands Water Corporation. Past-President of Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Vice-President Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Chairman, Victoria Tourism Industry Council.

Mr P A Clifford – Company Secretary

Mr P A Clifford – Company Secretary

Company Secretary from 2013. Director Finance and Corporate Services, The Sovereign Hill Museums Association. Fellow of the Australian Society of Practising Accountants and Associate of Chartered Secretaries Australia.