Meet Our Board

Karen Carey

Karen Carey

Board Member - Deputy Chair

Karen Carey was the co-founder of Tonic Health Media, which is a communications network
that disseminates high quality health information to patients and GPs at more than 5,000 healthcare environments across Australia and has an audience in excess of 50 million viewers each year.

Elizabeth O'Shea

Elizabeth O'Shea

Board Member - Secretary

Lizzie O’Shea is a lawyer, writer, broadcaster, and founding board member at the Alliance. She is regularly featured in the media to comment on law, technology, and human rights.

Pita Williams

Pita Williams

Board Member

Pita Williams has practised as a lawyer for more than 30 years, primarily in the financial services industry.

Kathy Richardson

Kathy Richardson

Board Member

Kathy is an Executive Director and Chaos Controller at Our Community, a self-sustaining social business that exists to provide practical, affordable training, leadership and technological solutions for not-for-profit and grantmaking organisations.

Amanda Power

Amanda Power

Treasurer

Amanda Power is a Certified Practicing accountant who is passionate about the community sector,
volunteering and health and wellbeing.

Tim Lo Surdo

Tim Lo Surdo

Board Member

Tim is the Founder and former National Director of Democracy in Colour - Australia's first racial and economic justice organisation led by people of colour.

Sharon Dickson

Sharon Dickson

Chair

Sharon Dickson is a Non-Executive Director, technology executive and diversity champion.

Ethan Taylor

Ethan Taylor

Board Member

Ethan Taylor is a community organiser and campaigner with lived experience of gambling harm.