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 Murray 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 Appeal Tribunal and Trustee of the Scholarships Trust of Graduate Women WA Inc.  Brenda holds a Juris Doctor, BA (Econs), GradCertAusMigLaw and is a Graduate of the Company Directors Course (GAICD). She  was awarded a Life Fellowship of Australian Institute of Management (FAIM) and is a Nationally Accredited mediator (NMAS). Brenda was inducted into the Western Australian Women’s Hall of Fame in 2014.




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, financial and corporate governance experience in the health, aged care, education, property, resources and not-for-profit sectors. He has been a non-executive director and chair of a number of boards including the Royal Automobile Club of WA, the Joint Accreditation System of Australia and New Zealand, Swan River Trust, Perth Primary Care Network, Central Regional TAFE, Therapeutic Guidelines, the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and the Local Government Insurance Scheme.  Tony has a Bachelor of Business and a postgraduate Diploma in Education.  He is a Fellow of CPA Australia, a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and a Fellow of 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 and finance. He is a member of the MCB Committee for Finance, Audit and Risk, and also on the Monument Assessment and Advisory Committee. In other roles, Darrell is a Board member at Perth NRM and a Councillor at the Shire of Mundaring. He teaches at Curtin University in the subject areas of Actuarial Economics, Strategic Management, Agribusiness 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 a Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK), and a Professional               Member of the Economic Society of Australia.




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.