Board of Directors

Chris Lacey

Chris Lacey
Director & Chairman

BSc (Hons), BLaw, Dip Management and currently leading the Multicultural Communities Council of Illawarra Incorporated.

Chris has an extensive background in the NSW Public Service. He brings experience in public administration & policy, operational and strategy development, inter-agency & community sector collaboration.

Chair of the FSA Human Resources and Governance (HRG) Committee.

Dr Tillman Bohme

Dr Tillmann Böehme
Director & Deputy Chairman

PhD (Supply Chain Management), MBA, Dip Purchasing and Logistics. Employed by the University of Wollongong.

Tillmann brings to FSA significant management and research expertise as well as international perspectives, having enjoyed more than eight years on the Family Services Illawarra board.

Gary Jackson
Managing Director & Company Secretary

JP, MAICD, Sydney University Advanced Criminal Law, VIC Police APSIS L2 for Managers, AFP Cert IV Fraud Control & Investigations, Deakin University GradCertBA, completing an Intl MBA.

With 26years as a proven C-Level Executive, Company Director and Chairman, Gary is an experienced Executive Director of Health, Disability and Employment Services Group Advisory Boards, Chair of Clinical Governance Committees and Expert Industry Advisory Panels.

Gary has chaired various Group Finance, Audit and Risk Committee’s, being a Management Committee Member and Treasurer of an International Charity, Child Safety Association, as well as being a Board Director of Not for Profit (NFP) Community Services Organisation’s.

Gary has recently enjoyed 15years in NFP NGO Human Services including Intl Development, Health, Disability, Medical Research, Mental Health, Allied Health, Child Protection, Child Safety, Education, Employment, Housing, Disability, Community and Professional Services.

Originally from the Southern Highlands and Illawarra, Gary’s field work has extended throughout Australia, the Asia Pacific, Africa, USA, UK and MENA regions.

Member FSA Audit Risk and Compliance (ARC) Committee and Human Resources and Governance (HRG) Committee.

Derwyn Williams

B.Com (Accounting); FCPA, FCIS, FGIA, MAICD

Derwyn has over 30 years  experience in accounting, auditing, as a senior executive and governance professional within a number of major listed and unlisted companies across the Property, Banking and Finance, Heavy Industry, Manufacturing and Public sectors.

Chairperson of the FSA Audit Risk and Compliance (ARC) Committee.

Roy Rogers

MAICD, MBA, CP (Engineer), BSC (Eng) Merit, Structural Engineering Certificate.

Roy is the CEO of the Flagstaff Group.  Roy brings extensive commercial knowledge running multi-disciplinary businesses, with proven skills in operations and change management.  Teamwork and the ability to bring people together are important to Roy.

Member of the FSA Audit Risk and Compliance (ARC) Committee.

Erin Hiesley

MBA, Masters Social Change & Development, Bachelor of Social Work.  Erin is employed at Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District as the Mental Health Service Operations Manager, Shellharbour and Shoalhaven.

Erin brings a wealth of passion and experience from the children and families and mental health sector having worked in diverse positions and places including the Solomon Islands, Cape York Queensland and Darwin Northern Territory, as well as locally.

Her current role focuses on providing leadership, guidance, supervision and management to ISLHD Mental Health Services in the Shellharbour and Shoalhaven regions.

Member of the FSA Human Resources and Governance (HRG) Committee.

Kathryn Barker

Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood), Cert IV in Assessment & Workplace Training and a Cert IV in Frontline Management.

Kathryn has worked with Illawarra Area Child Care (IACC) for the past 12years and is an experienced Early Childhood Services Manager, ensuring that 11 early childhood services provide optimum educational programs and care environments for children, families and communities.  Kathryn brings 24 years experience working in the sector.

Member of the FSA Human Resources and Governance (HRG) Committee.

Karina Franke

Holding a BA(sociology/psychology), LLB and GradDipLegPrac; Karina has enjoyed a varied career in legal and social services with roles in private legal practice, NSW Government and in higher education.

Karina brings experience and knowledge in family law, child care and protection matters, criminal law and the courts, Probation and Parole case management and youth work. Karina also has corporate governance experience advising the University of Wollongong over the past 6 years as an in-house lawyer and senior manager.

With a strong sense of social justice and as a proud parent of two beautiful children, Karina is excited to contribute to FSIL’s great work to date.

Member of the FSA Human Resources and Governance (HRG) Committee.

Jessica Andrews

B.Comm (University of Wollongong), CA

Jess is a Manager with professional services firm PwC. With experience within the Australian finance and regulatory environment, Jess maintains a broad knowledge regarding audit, risk management, compliance and regulation. She is passionate about the Illawarra community, and has proven communication and conflict resolution skills. She is a great believer in the power of teamwork and the benefit of diverse perspectives.

Member of the FSA Audit Risk and Compliance (ARC) Committee.