As at 1 July 2018, the current MCB Board members are:


Portrait of Board Member Brenda Robbins
Ms Brenda Robbins (Chair)

Brenda Robbins practices as a barrister at Sir Clifford Grant Chambers in a variety of areas of law. Prior to her legal career she held a number of senior executive positions, including as a CEO in the Western Australian Government. She has served on numerous boards including the Senate of the University of Western Australia, the Legal Aid Commission, Keystart Loans Ltd and the Australian Institute of Management, including a term as President. She is currently a member of the Racing Penalties Appeals Tribunal and Trustee of the Scholarships Trust of Graduate Women WA Inc.  Brenda holds a Juris Doctor, BA (Econs), GradCertAusMigLaw, is a Graduate of the Company Directors Course (GAICD),  was awarded a Life Fellowship of Australian Institute of Management (FAIM), is a Nationally Accredited mediator (NMAS) and an inductee into the Western Australian Women’s Hall of Fame.




Board-Joe O'Dea JnrMr Joe O'Dea Jnr  (Deputy Chair)

Joe O'Dea Jnr has a long association with the funeral industry in WA. He is the Executive Chairman of  Bowra and O'Dea Funeral Directors. He was President of the Australian Funeral Directors Association, Western Australian division from 1984–1990 and served as National Councillor for much of that time. Joe is also a member of the Board's Committee Finance, Audit and Risk and has represented the MCB on many delegations.





Board member Anthony EvansMr Anthony (Tony) Evans

Tony Evans has extensive commercial and corporate governance experience as a senior executive in the resources, property, education and not-for-profit sectors. He has also been a member and chair of a number of boards including the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand, the Royal Automobile Club of WA, Swan River Trust, Perth Primary Care Network Limited, Challenger TAFE and the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine.  Tony holds a Bachelor of Business and a Diploma in Education.  He is a Fellow of CPA Australia, the Governance Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.




Board Member Renate Smith

Dr Renate (Ricki) Smith

Ricki Smith has more than 30 years experience in leadership, strategic planning and business development and is currently CEO of Access Care Network Australia, a national organisation that assists older Australians, carers and people requiring help at home in order to be discharged from hospital access to support services that enable them to live independently.  Her Board experience spans two decades in both government and non-government organisations.  Ricki is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and proud to have been awarded a Churchill Fellowship in 2017.




MCB Board Member Darrell JonesMr Darrell Jones

Darrell Jones is an experienced not-for-profit director with expertise in strategy, governance, economics, finance and marketing. He is a member of the Committee for Finance, Audit and Risk, and the Monument Assessment and Advisory Committee. In other roles, he is a Board member at Perth NRM, Councillor at the Shire of Mundaring, former Board Member of the Mundaring Arts Centre, and teaches at Curtin University in the subject areas of Actuarial Economics, Strategic Management and Corporate Governance.  Alongside business issues, he has a strong interest in arts, environment and sustainability.  Darrell holds a Bachelor of Economics, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment, a Graduate Certificate in Marketing and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.




Board member of MCB Dianne Guise

Ms Dianne Guise

Dianne is an experienced not-for-profit Director with expertise in governance, audit and risk, finance and strategic planning.  Her Board experience includes Women’s Healthworks, Chair of Gumala Investments P/L and Habitat for Humanity WA.  Dianne Guise works as a Consultant providing Partnership Management for Studiosity.  She has served as Councillor and Deputy Mayor for the City of Wanneroo and in the Western Australian parliament as the Member for Wanneroo and Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.  Dianne is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.





MCB Board Member Bernadine TuckerMs Bernadine Tucker

Bernadine Tucker has extensive experience in governance and regulatory affairs in the private, government and higher education sectors.  Holding senior positions, Bernadine has worked with a number of Committees, Boards, and Councils, providing advisory services on complex regulatory requirements.  Currently working within the local government sector, Bernadine is responsible for the strategic and operational management of risk, regulatory compliance and governance for a metropolitan council.  Bernadine is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, has a Master of Criminal Justice by Research at Edith Cowan University, has taught Criminology in the Faculty of Law at the University of Western Australia, is completing a PhD in governmental accountability,and has authored a number of papers in the areas of integrity, accountability and government oversight.