Our Board

committed to our sector's future

  • David Thompson
    Chair

    David Thompson is CEO of Jobs Australia Limited, the national peak organisation for more than 270 non-profit providers of employment and related services for unemployed people. David has a keen interest in social justice and equity issues.

    David is also a Director of the National Roundtable of Non-profit Organisations Limited (Chair), the Jobs Australia Foundation (Chair), COMMACT International (Director of its Australian Chapter), Community 21 Limited (Chair), and Community Sector Enterprises Pty Ltd (Chair).  David is also a member of the Board of the Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of the Social Solidarity Economy and a member of the Global Advisory Board to the Minister for Labour for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • Andrew Billing
    Director

    Pragmatic, practical and performance-orientated, Andrew’s business mantra has evolved from his successes and mistakes as an experienced CEO and company director.  Andrew is skilled in implementing strategy, diversification of revenue and business opportunities, development of collaborative business practices and resource sharing, and creating workplace cultures of high productivity and performance.

    An Australian Institute of Company Directors Fellow, Andrew brings an abundance of both private and NFP sector experience to Community 21. Formerly the CEO of the award-winning O Group, Andrew now works as an independent consultant. His visionary and analytical approach is invaluable to the Community 21 Board.

  • Jeremy Morse
    Director

    Jeremy is a CPA, having worked and volunteered in the community sector since 1999. He chaired the Board of Tabor College Tasmania for four years through to its recent merger with Alphacrucis College. He currently works as an analyst with a boutique business support provider, and lectures in accounting for Alphacrucis’ Bachelor of Business degree. Previously, Jeremy has held accounting roles in small businesses, Tasmanian Government Business Enterprises and community service providers. Jeremy brings a mix of skills and experience gained from his postgraduate accounting qualifications, work in direct service delivery, and years serving on and leading other Community Sector Boards and Councils. He is excited about the future of the community sector in Australia and the potential that Community 21 has within this space.

  • Angela Condon-Smith
    Director

    Angie Condon-Smith holds a Bachelor of Business with a double major in
    Professional Accounting and Banking & Finance. Angie’s strength is in her
    commercial business acumen, of which she has developed through her 23 years
    as Managing Director of her own company, Countrywide Metals Pty Ltd. She
    currently employs 65 people at four locations across Queensland.
    Angie is involved in a number of non-profit and government boards; which
    includes Chair of Gympie Regional Council Audit and Risk Committee. She
    holds a Fellowship CPA, and currently sits on the CPA SME Advisory Board in
    Queensland. Angie is also Graduate of Australian Institute of Company
    Directors, and a member of C21’s governance committee. Angie is currently
    studying her Executive MBA through QUT.

  • Peter McNamara
    Director

    Appointed in 2016, Peter brings a strong governance background to the C21 Board with qualifications from Harvard Business School in Finance and Melbourne Business School in Social Impact and Governance. As well as having over 15 years’ experience in senior management in the NFP and corporate sectors, Peter has been on Boards and Board Committees for Audit & Risk, HR, Fundraising and Public Policy.
    Peter has a very solid understanding of the challenges of the NFP sector having overseen the accreditation, quality assurance, compliance, funding, learning and development of 250 NFP organisations across 650 national sites. Currently overseeing $230 million worth of private and government contracts, Peter brings strong finance expertise to the C21 Board. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

  • Michael Raper
    Director

    Appointed in 2016, Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from the NFP sector to the C21 Board. He has served on, and been President of, ACOSS, the Mandela Foundation of Australia, the National Welfare Rights Network, the International Council on Social Welfare and the Independent Education Union.
    As the former Director of Services and International Operations for the Australian Red Cross and Director of the Welfare Rights Centre, he is well-positioned to advise the Community 21 Board on pertinent issues relating to the sector, particularly in the areas of human rights and social services. His qualifications include BA Dip Ed and Dip L Law, and he is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

  • David Thompson
    Chair
  • Andrew Billing
    Director
  • Jeremy Morse
    Director
  • Angela Condon-Smith
    Director
  • Peter McNamara
    Director
  • Michael Raper
    Director