Mr Joe O’Dea Jnr (Acting 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.
Mr Darrell Jones (Acting Deputy Chair)
Darrell Jones is an experienced non-executive director, with a focus on community service and for-purpose organisations. 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 also at the Mundaring Arts Centre. He served as a Councillor and Deputy Shire President for the Shire of Mundaring. Darrell teaches a range of business subjects at Curtin University, including Economics, Strategic Management, Risk 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 a Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and a Professional Member of the Economic Society of Australia.
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.
Ms 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.
Mr Tom Monks
Tom is the director and solicitor of Tom & Co Legal, a Perth based law firm practising in the area of family, commercial and immigration law. In addition to the main practise areas, Tom regularly provides pro bono assistance in family law and NDIS review. Prior to law, Tom was the principal consultant in a strategic development and management consultancy based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia for over 8 years. Tom led a team across Southeast Asia to project manage and drive business development, define and deliver real-time insights on commercial opportunities in mining, agribusiness, and infrastructure projects.
Before moving to Southeast Asia, Tom accumulated diverse professional business development, operations, and communications experience across multiple sectors including being on state and national not-for-profit boards and government advisory councils. Tom has a Bachelor of Law from the University of Notre Dame Australia (Fremantle), speaks fluent Thai and Khmer language with over 15 years of international and domestic commercial experience.
Ms Tanvi Haria
Tanvi Haria is the Chief Finance Officer/ General Manager Commercial and Corporate Services and Secretary to the Board at Fremantle Ports. She has more than 25 years of broad business experience in strategy, corporate governance and commercial and financial management gained in a variety of industries. Tanvi has tertiary qualifications in business and accounting, is a Fellow of CPA Australia and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Tanvi is a Councillor of the CPA Australia WA Divisional Council, Board member and Treasurer of Muscular Dystrophy WA and a member of the Resources Committee at Edith Cowan University.