Board Chair

Harry Moyle joined Caladenia in 1996 as Treasurer and was elected Chair of the Board of Directors in 2008. He is the convener of the Governance Committee and a member of the Finance Committee. His qualifications include a Diploma of Agriculture, a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and a Diploma of Financial Planning. Until his retirement in 2011, he was a self employed Accountant and Financial Planner. He was a Professional Member of the National Institute of Accountants and a Certified Financial Planner Member of the Financial Planning Association. Harry has been Secretary and Treasurer of the Toorak RSL Sub-Branch and enjoys gardening for relaxation. He is married to Jenny and they have two adult children and six grand-children.


Deputy Chair

John Hale joined the Board in October 2007. He was born in Sunshine and worked as an engineer with ICI (Orica) for 9 years then with Spotless for 31 years as Executive General Manager. Having recently retired from fulltime corporate work John was able to accept the invitation by President Lynn Reddaway to join the Board in October 2007. John has served on many boards, currently an emeritus councillor of Australian Industry Group and director of Taralye Foundation. He served six years as a Director of the Western Bulldogs Football Club. His community interests are attending art classes; attending gym, personal mentoring of ex-employees, MCC Member, sport and of course his grandchildren.


Chief Executive Officer

Sarah Yeates joined the Staff team at Caladenia in May 2001. Sarah has worked in HACC funded day centres since 1991, and has experience in both activity programming, Governance and Management.

Sarah has a passion for improving services and supports for people living with dementia, and volunteers in an administration support capacity for Dementia Alliance International - an advocacy organisation for people living with dementia run by people living with dementia.

Sarah and the team received a Shire of Yarra Ranges Australia Day Award in 2007, and in 2008 Sarah was nominated for the Alcoa Foundation Outstanding Community Worker Award. Sarah received a Community Contribution Award from the office of David Hodgett MP in 2015. Sarah has recently completed a Diploma in Governance.


Finance Committee Convener

Hannah Sutherland joined Caladenia in January 2015 as a member of the Board of Directors and Finance Committee. Hannah's qualifications include a Bachelor of Business (Law) and a Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting. She has eight years experience in Public Practice accounting and auditing services, and has recently moved into a company accountant role within a mid-sized business in the entertainment industry. She currently lives in Lilydale, and has lived in the Shire of Yarra Ranges her whole life. In her free time, Hannah enjoys gardening, walking her dog, and spending time with family and friends.


Board Member

John Ansell has been involved in Commercial Aviation for the majority of his life, with three major commercial airlines- concentrating in Operations Management & as Cabin Crew. 
John is currently enrolled with UTAS for 2019, for Bachelor of Dementia Care. 
John is passionate about looking at ways that we can optimise the lives of those diagnosed with Dementias, and is a fierce and strong believer that through education, we may be able to achieve great steps forward in quality dementia care.


Board Member

Gary Burgess is a retired Solicitor who graduated from Monash University in 1973 with a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and a Bachelor of Laws. Gary conducted his own legal practice for 42 years. Gary has been a resident of Chirnside Park for the last 34 years and has always resided in the Outer Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne.
Gary enjoys Travel, Hockey, Horse racing, Richmond Football Club and Walking.


Board Member

Nan Yu joined the Board in 2019. Nan holds BPharm(Hons), BCom, and GradCertPP. Nan is a pharmacist by training with a strong interest in helping those in need. The love for problem solving also led him to a career in management consulting (with a relatively large focus in health) and life sciences, where he current leads the strategy and insights function for the company. His passion for ageing and dementia also led him to volunteer at Mercy Place weekly with people with dementia, and then to Caladenia's Board of Directors.


Board Member

Tas was born in Hobart, studied and worked in the Insurance Industry there for 27 yrs. Tas had his own Insurance brokerage and financial planning business for many years.  Tas was the President of the Seville football club and has a keen interest in local sporting clubs, particularly football. Tas recently resigned as a Director of the Wandin/Seville Bendigo Bank. He enjoys snooker, plays cards and enjoys stock car racing.



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