The Centre's Board
L to R: Michael Noble, Ann Lloyd, John Burston, Margaret Strathearn, Ben Dollman, Graham Williams, Charlotte Hughes, David Burgess and Michael Dadds.
The Board of the Centre is responsible for the overall management and direction of Lifeflow. Meetings are held throughout the year, and the Board then reports to the Centre's Annual General Meeting. A financial report is tabled at Board meetings and at the Annual General Meeting.
The current members of the Board are:
Michael Dadds LLB, GDLP, Chair of Board
Michael has been a criminal defence barrister and solicitor since 1990. He has had his own firm since 1995 and currently employs two other lawyers. He has been a player, advocate and administrator at the Adelaide University Football club since 1985, and club president since 2012. An engaged father of five, Michael first dabbled in meditation in the late 90s before establishing a dedicated practice in 2011. Michael has been Chair of the Lifeflow Board since March 2015.
Charlotte Hughes, BA (Business Management), B.Comm (Accounting)
Charlotte completed a Bachelor of Arts (Business Management) at Staffordshire University in England in 2005 and completed her Bachelor of Commerce at Uni SA in 2007. She commenced her accounting career in 2007 and has dealt with a range of clients across many industries both small and large, including acting as an external management advisor to various organisations.
Michael Noble BA; BA (Hons); Grad Dip Info Man; BA Prof Com
Michael has nearly completed a PhD (creative artefact with theoretical exegesis) in the School of Communication at the University of South Australia. He has been a member of Lifeflow for over twenty-five years and Secretary of the Board for many years. He has also been a Board member of a Community Housing Organisation for more than twenty-five years.
Margaret Strathearn BA; Dip Proj Mgmt
Margie has a background in tertiary education and visual arts. She has held various roles in both the public and private sectors for over thirty-five years. During the past ten years she has chaired and served on a number of tertiary education and arts councils, committees and boards. Margie has a lifelong interest in yoga and meditation; she studied in India and taught yoga for 14 years. She recently semi retired from senior management.
Ben Dollman B Mus (Hons); M. Environmental Studies
Ben is a classical musician and holds the position of Principal 2nd Violin with the Australian Brandenburg Orchestra based in Sydney. He has a broad range of experience in the performing arts sector.
He has been a member of Lifeflow since 2004 and is a committed contributor to a range of Lifeflow activities.
Ann Lloyd, B Applied Sc (Rec Mgmt and Planning)
Ann has diverse experience mostly with ageing sector not-for-profit organizations in management/project management roles. Notably she was a retirement village manager and for a lengthy period curated the 'Every Generation' seniors festival.
She has worked to, and served on, not-for-profit boards and committees and gained international experience when relocating to Johannesburg to volunteer in a capacity building role.
Ann began instruction at Lifeflow 12 years ago discovering regular practice supports a joyful balanced life.
David Burgess, B Math & Computer Sc, Grad Dip Fin Plan
David Burgess commenced employment in the finance industry in 1991 with Adelaide Bank where he worked as a Money Market Dealer in the Treasury Department. David joined JBWere in 1998 as an Equity Finance Adviser, from 2000 he has performed the role of Investment Adviser and was made a Director in 2005. David remained a Director of Goldman Sachs JBWere until October 2007 when he resigned and shortly thereafter commenced employment with Macquarie Private Wealth as an Executive Private Client Adviser. David currently advises approx 200 private Clients including numerous not for profit entities. He holds a degree in Mathematics and Computer Sciences, a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and is an accredited Derivatives Adviser.
Graham Williams, PhD (Adelaide), B Mus, Grad Dip Ed, Dip Concert (Paris)
John Burston, BSc
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