Our Board & Staff

DVCS Board

Our Board meets on a six-weekly basis. The Annual General Meeting is held usually in October/November each year.

  • Dr Judy Putt – Chairperson
  • Mr Victor Martin Deputy Chairperson
  • Ms Emma Bird – Treasurer
  • Ms Di Lucas – Secretary
  • Dr Justin Barker – Member
  • Ms Sian Jowitt – Member
  • Ms Tracey Newbury – Member
  • Ms Jennifer Newman – Member
  • Ms Alison Wright – Member

The Board can be contacted via email at  chairperson@dvcs.org.au.

DVCS Leadership Team

  • Sonia Di Mezza, Chief Executive Officer
  • Dearne Weaver, Director Client Services
  • Linda Vincent, Business Manager
  • Alanna Davis, Community Development and Engagement Manager
  • Jessica O’Dea, Acting Team Leader of Crisis Intervention
  • Eve Ball, Team Leader of Legal Advocacy
  • Roberta James, Team Leader of Women and Children’s Specialist Programs
  • Nina Birkl, Team Leader of Room4Change