Our Board Members

Chairman, Joe O'Dea

Mr Joe O’Dea, Chair

Joe O’Dea 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.
Deputy Chair, Dianne Guise

Ms Dianne Guise, Deputy Chair

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.
Board Member Darrell Jones

Mr Darrell Jones

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.
Board member Tom Monks

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.
Board Member Tanvi Haria

Ms Tanvi Haria

Tanvi is an established non-executive and C-suite executive with extensive business and commercial acumen in financial and corporate services, strategy, audit and risk management, corporate governance, and business transformation. She is an FCPA and member of AICD. Her experience spans public, private, and not for profit sectors within a variety of industries including infrastructure, education, health, community services, tourism, and manufacturing. Tanvi’s non-executive experiences include Chair, Treasurer Councillor, and committee roles with the MCB, Neuro Muscular WA (formerly Muscular Dystrophy WA), Resources Committee at Edith Cowan University, CPA Australia WA Division Council.
Tanvi held the position of Chief Finance Officer, General Manager Commercial and Corporate Services, and Board Secretary at Fremantle Ports. Her leadership responsibilities included finance, information communications technology and cyber security, procurement and contract management, Board secretariat functions.