Jason Errey - Chair
Jason Errey is Director of OEMG Global. He brings a strong background in Environmental and Oceanographic industry including extensive experience in managerial roles in Australia and the Middle East. Jason brings strong project and team management skills and experience working in remote areas with teams incorporating a variety of nationalities and cultures. Jason joined the OzGREEN Board in 2015.
Rachael Stewart-Rattray - Secretary
Rachael has worked for over 10 years as a business analyst and project manager. Growing concern for environmental issues led her to study a Master of Environmental Management, receiving the 2009 Harding/Orica award for academic excellence. Since then her experience has focused on sustainability projects for local government, the community and in public infrastructure. Rachael lives in Bellingen, has trained as a YLTW Facilitator and assisted OzGREEN with business planning for many years.
Laney Graham - Treasurer
Laney is an accountant with Quality Accounting in Toormina, NSW. She is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Accounting at Southern Cross University, Coffs Harbour Campus (2016-present). She has also completed Certificate IV in Small Business Management. Laney is experienced in online accounting systems and is welcomed as the new OzGREEN Treasurer in May 2018.
Sue Lennox - Co-Founder
Sue is one of the two Co-Founders of OzGREEN. Sue has played a key role in the design and delivery of OzGREEN programs since it began in 1992. She has over 30 of experience in environmental education program innovation, development, management and implementation in urban, regional, remote and Indigenous communities in Australia, India, Papua New Guinea, East Timor and Central America.
Andrew works within Transport for NSW as the Director of Audit and Assurance within Roads and Maritime Services. He was previously the head of the Governance and Legal Office for Fire & Rescue NSW. Andrew was a student at Freshwater High School and actively involved in the work that led Sue & Col to establish OzGREEN.
Rowan has grown up with OzGREEN and worked with the organisation for over 15 years, most recently as General Manager and project manager of the Stepping Stones Project in the Hunter Valley. Rowan has a Bachelor of Environmental Science from Macquarie University. He is currently employed by Mid Coast Communities as Local Area Coordinator Nambucca Region, for the NDIS.
Jaden Harris is the Co-Founder, Chief Operating Officer at Forever Network. He is co-founder and coordinator of the Sydney Youth Climate Action Network (SYCAN), which was founded in 2009 at an OzGREEN’s Youth Leading Australia congress. Jaden was winner of NSW-ACT Young Achiever of the Year in 2015.
Steve is Bellingen based and a long-term friend to OzGREEN. In his role as founder of Bellingen Solar, he organised support for YLTW in Kiribati. He has also visited the Swatcha Ganga project in India.
Ruby is from rural NSW and is currently undertaking a degree in International Development. Ruby is a member of the OzGREEN Board and the YLTW Global Council. She is passionate about environmental issues and making change in the world. This environmental activism was inspired by her experience with OzGREEN’s Youth Leading the World (YLTW) programs. She first participated in YLTW in 2010 when she was a year 7 student. She went on to influence her family to reduce their eco-footprint to “one planet living”. Ruby trained as a YLTW Facilitator in 2012 and has helped to run multiple YLTW Congresses in Australia, India, Nepal, Cambodia and Vietnam. In October 2013, Ruby was invited to speak at the BellingenTEDx event. Here is her story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqSFQCIZMEg&feature=youtu.be
Vanessa is a Youth Leading the World Facilitator and has been actively involved as a volunteer with OzGREEN since 2008. She currently works with the Australian Stroke Foundation as Community Engagement Coordinator NSW and ACT. She has a BA (Political, Economic & Social Sciences with an Anthropology Major). Vanessa was elected as an independent to local government in 2012, as a Councillor for Warringah, and served on the Social LRC for the Northern Beaches Council. She has been awarded a Certificate of Commendation for Service to the Community by The Order of Australia and is passionate about community service.
Anton Juodvalkis - CEO
Anton Juodvalkis is the CEO of OzGREEN. He has a broad skill base ranging from change management, project management, corporate governance, risk and compliance through to IT, accounting, business analysis, procurement, asset management, and engineering. He has worked in a diverse range of industries including the not-for-profit sector, local government, fast-moving consumer goods, telecommunications, print management, investment management, and manufacturing. Anton is passionate about the health of the environment and what makes organisations successful. For fun, he likes to explore natural areas and serve as a volunteer firefighter.