Board Members

The Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change has appointed seven people to the Mount Buller and Mount Stirling Alpine Resort Management Board, effective from 30 March 2018 to 29 March 2021.

Members of the Board are appointed by the Minister, and have the necessary administrative, managerial, financial, environmental, legal, marketing, sporting and tourism skills to run the Resorts competently.

The Board will consist of three members who sit only on the Mount Buller and Mount Stirling Board, plus four members who also sit on the Falls Creek Board and the Mt Hotham Board. The Directors and their roles are outlined below.

BOARD MEMBER

POSITION

SITS ON

PROFILE

 

JACQUELINE JENNINGS

UNIQUE DIRECTOR & CHAIR

Mt Buller & Mt Stirling Board

RICHARD LEDER

UNIQUE DIRECTOR & DEPUTY CHAIR

Mt Buller & Mt Stirling Board

MICHAEL MONESTER

UNIQUE DIRECTOR

Mt Buller & Mt Stirling Board

HELEN MORAN

COMMON DIRECTOR ACROSS THREE RESORTS

Mt Buller & Mt Stirling, Falls Creek & Mt Hotham Boards

PETER VALERIO

COMMON DIRECTOR ACROSS THREE RESORTS

Mt Buller & Mt Stirling, Falls Creek & Mt Hotham Boards

 

RMB Board Profiles

JACQUELINE JENNINGS

UNIQUE DIRECTOR & CHAIR

APPOINTED 1 JANUARY 2016

RE-APPOINTED 29 MARCH 2018

Jacqueline has extensive executive experience in sales, marketing, business development, strategy, and financial management and currently sits on the Alpine Resorts Coordinating Council Board. She is a Director at the Futurity Investment Group Limited where she is Chair of the Investment Committee and a member of the Risk Committee and Education Advisory Panel, and is also a Director of the Darwin Waterfront Corporation Board. Jacqueline was also a Board Director at Peoplecare Health Insurance where she was a Director of its non-health fund subsidiary and a member of the Finance and Risk Committee.

 

RICHARD LEDER

UNIQUE DIRECTOR & DEPUTY CHAIR

APPOINTED 29 MARCH 2018

Richard is a partner in the national law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth and specialises in commercial litigation and in media and defamation law. He is Corrs’ Melbourne office pro bono partner. He serves on a number of not-for-profit Boards including the Royal Children’s Hospital Foundation, The Conversation Media Group and Australian Friends of Asha for Slums. He is a lifelong Mt Buller skier and visitor to the region.  He and his family are members of the Mt Buller Race Club, and he sits on the MBRC Committee.

 

MICHAEL MONESTER

UNIQUE DIRECTOR

Appointed 29 March 2018

Michael is a lawyer, Director and project specialist experienced in many industries and operating environments. He is a Director of several not-for-profits and at Bank First where he chairs the governance and property committees. He is a Fellow of the AICD and a member of the Victorian Planning & Environmental Law Association. He previously sat on the Mt Buller & Mt Stirling Committee of Management, is a Director of Patscherkofel Ski Lodge and a member of the Ski Club of Victoria. He managed and developed ski resorts in Canada and USA and was an Executive Director of Mt Buller Ski Lifts.

 

HELEN MORAN

COMMON DIRECTOR ACROSS THREE RESORTS

APPOINTED 29 MARCH 2018

Helen is an accomplished executive leader with extensive knowledge and expertise within the ski resort and tourism industries. She has a track record of tangible results that positively impact on organisational performance. She has initiated strategic change that improved efficiency and bottom-line profitability without compromising quality of service or standards. Helen is adept at providing organisational leadership and is recognised as a strategic thinker and leader within the industry. She has significant experience on committees and Boards in alpine resorts and the tourism industry.

 

PETER VALERIO

COMMON DIRECTOR ACROSS THREE RESORTS

APPOINTED 29 MARCH 2018

Peter has over 30 years of experience in commercial, public sector and business roles within the tourism sector and is respected for his destination marketing expertise. He has been General Manager for one of Australia’s largest ski tour operators and accommodation providers, and co- developed and applied destination branding for the Australian Tourist Commission. In 20 years heading Tourism Development Strategy Services, he has helped the Hong Kong Tourism Board re-shape their global strategy, redefined the market image of Wollongong, and developed product strategies for the NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service.

 

Organisational Structure

Mt Buller & Mt Stirling Alpine Resort Management Board

CEO - Mark Bennetts

Corporate Services

Jo Gibney

Audit

Finance

Insurance

Legal
 

Risk

Reporting

Fol Requests

Environmental Services

Louise Perrin

Biodiversity

Energy

Environment

Mt Stirling

Recycling

Trails

Commercial Operator Licenses

Property & Contracts

Amanda Vogt

Emergency Management

Leasing

Planning

Property

Valuations

Contracting

 

Capex Projects

Asset Management

Matt Elliott

Resort Entry

Parking

Transport

Tobogganing

Customer Service

Events

Marketing & Communications

Business Development

Snow Clearing

Water Supply

Wastewater

Treatment

Outdoor Operations

Sales & Development