The Board consists of six Trustees and an Executive Chair.

The Trustees help determine the journey the Foundation undertakes. In doing so, the Trustees are committed to meeting all the legal and ethical responsibilities and requirements accompanying sound corporate governance.

The Trustees govern with an emphasis on vision, educational leadership and impact. They make collective decisions on the strategic direction of the Foundation, areas of focus, the direction that each of our major programs will take and applications for funding.

Board of Trustees

Anne Fogarty AM
Executive Chairperson

Annie has been a Trustee since the Foundation’s inception and she is the Executive Chairperson of the Foundation.

Bettina Mangan

Bettina holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Jurisprudence from UWA. Since 2009, Bettina has been practicing solely as a barrister at the Francis Burt Chambers. Bettina’s legal skills bring a complementary blend of experience and ability to the Fogarty Foundation Trustees Board. Bettina has a strong interest in, and concern about, social welfare and justice issues which is a perfect fit with the purpose of the Foundation. Bettina believes that the solution to many of today’s social welfare and justice problems involve reaching out to and helping adults care for children and young people.

Caitlyn Fogarty
Trustee, Fogarty EDvance Program Officer

Caitlyn was appointed as a Trustee in 2009 but has been a close observer since her parents started the Foundation in 2000. Caitlyn is now the Fogarty EDvance Program Officer at the Foundation. For Caitlyn, her contribution as Trustee is the part of a life-long involvement with the Fogarty Foundation.

Emeritus Professor Bill Louden AM

Bill has played a significant role in educational reform in Australia as a researcher, university leader and regulator. He has led statutory authorities responsible for curriculum, assessment and professional standards, and government inquiries into the teaching of literacy and numeracy. He is committed to improving outcomes for the most vulnerable students and particularly enthusiastic about the impact of the Fogarty EDvance leadership program on sustainable improvement of disadvantaged schools.

Tony Dale

Tony graduated from UWA with a Bachelor of Psychology and MBA. Tony has more than 30 years’ experience across a broad industry base including banking and finance, brewing, consulting, manufacturing and construction. He has owned and operated private companies as well as served on public company boards in both executive and non-executive roles. Tony’s experience in strategic planning, marketing and management are of benefit to the Fogarty Foundation and its connection to, and engagement with, the community and schools.

Gary Roberts

Gary is Managing Director of Perth radio station Nova 93.7. Gary’s radio career spans 4 decades. He spent 9 years on air with stations in Adelaide, Sydney and Perth before moving into Programming. He launched 96fm in 1980 and was General Manager for 8 years, taking the station to a dominant number 1 position. Gary was Managing Director of Mix 94.5 and 92.9 for 10 years and formed radio’s first duopoly which he took to a dominant number 1 and 2 position. In 2002, he launched Nova 93.7 which now has more listeners than any other Perth radio station. Gary is particularly proud that the Fogarty Foundation founded CoderDojo WA and of the programs significant impact in such a short period of time.

Georgie Carey

Georgie is a UWA Fogatry Scholar and the 2016 Fogarty Scholars Association President. She is studying a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Marketing and Political Science & International Relations at UWA. Georgie works as a marketing coordinator at Adobe Real Estate, is the Secretary for the Marketing and Management association of UWA, a chair and member of the Mosman Park Youth Advisory Council, the WA National Youth weeks ambassador and a sports coach and umpire.

Fogarty Foundation Team

Annie Fogarty
Fogarty Foundation Executive Chairperson

Annie, with her husband Brett, established The Fogarty Foundation in 2000 and has been the Executive Chairperson since inception. Having graduated with an Arts degree from UWA, Annie previously worked in marketing and public relations in the tourism and arts sectors. Annie has experience in public and private stakeholder engagement and liaison, project management and development of effective partnership relationships. In 2008, Annie and Brett were awarded Honorary Doctorate Degrees in Letters from UWA. In 2013, Annie was made a Member of the General Division of the Order of Australia for ‘significant service to equity, access and advancement of education in Western Australia’. In 2014, Annie was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Education by ECU. Annie is an Ambassador for Children and Young People in WA. In 2015 Annie was acknowledged by ACEL (WA) as Pre-Eminent Educator.

Robyn King
Executive Officer

Robyn brings several years of corporate legal experience and extensive involvement in community initiatives to her role as Executive Officer. Robyn graduated with an Arts/Law degree from UWA and recently completed the Graduate Certificate in Social Impact, as part of UWA’s MBA Program. This has provided Robyn with invaluable experience for her role at the Fogarty Foundation by exposing her to current best practice and research in how to innovatively address the complex problems within our society. She sees the potential for scaling up the Foundation’s initiatives through leveraging new partnerships, building self-sustainable practises, increasing advocacy and ensuring continual assessment so that the Foundation continues to increase its ripple effect of achieving great outcomes.

Ingrid Sealey
Fogarty EDvance Project Director

Ingrid brings more than a decade of experience in strategy development, organisational effectiveness and operational improvement from the corporate world to her role in education. Prior to joining Fogarty EDvance in 2014, Ingrid worked as a consultant and manager with the Boston Consulting Group both in Australia and overseas, and as a Project Leader with Lufthansa German Airlines in Frankfurt, Germany. As a Global Sector Manager at BCG, Ingrid was responsible for the coordination and development of BCG’s global Travel and Tourism practice, including identifying and growing a pipeline of leaders, targeting opportunities for growth and investing in research and idea generation.

Karen Wellington
CoderDojo WA Director

Karen is passionate about education, creativity and technology. Prior to joining the Fogarty Foundation, Karen managed the WA Premier’s Book Awards, was the Marketing Director for TEDxPerth, taught English in Japan, ran a tutoring service and produced cross-media art exhibitions. In 2015, Karen completed the Graduate Certificate in Social Impact at UWA under scholarship from the Australian Centre for Social Impact. Having also received an inaugural Westpac Social Change Fellowship, Karen hopes to continue leading systemic change to bring about further collaboration and innovation in education for the benefit of young Australians.

Keith Newton
Fogarty EDvance Director of Learning Programs

Keith Newton has more than 30 years of work and research experience in the field of school review and improvement, innovation and educational leadership. He has served as a teacher, Principal, District Director, Executive Director and Deputy Director-General of Schools in the Department of Education and Training in WA. As well as being the Director of Learning Programs for Fogarty EDvance, Keith currently holds a position of Senior Lecturer at Edith Cowan University with particular responsibility in the Master of Education (Leadership) program and works with the Department of Education Services in the area of performance review for Independent Public Schools and non-government school registration. Keith is also engaged as a private consultant, to provide advice and background papers to government and non-government agencies and schools on matters relating to school governance, innovation, review and improvement, and leadership. Keith is a national Director and State President of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL).

Caitlyn Fogarty
Fogarty EDvance Director Program Officer

Caitlyn has a degree in Early Childhood Education and a Masters of Commerce from UWA. She brings her education background to her role as Fogarty EDvance Program Officer where she works with passionate educators who are committed to improving the lives of their students. Caitlyn’s role at the Foundation has reinforced her belief about the immense impact that great school leaders can have on their students and their communities.

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