Joined the Board in 1999. Chairman 2009-2015.
Val is a Civil Celebrant and currently the Vice Chairman of Red Cross Zone 6. She is also a Board member of the Queenscliff Maritime Museum, a Director of the Queenscliff Point Lonsdale Community Enterprise and President of the Point Lonsdale/Queenscliff Red Cross Unit. She was a Councillor of the Borough of Queenscliffe from 1999 to 2008 and Mayor of the Borough in 2001 to 2004 and was awarded a Federation Medal in 2001 for her Community Service.
Val has been a Board member of the Grace McKellar Centre, Vice President of the Barwon Heads Golf Club, Board member of the Geelong Otway Tourism, Chairman of the Geelong/Barwon Region and an original Board member of G21.
She is an honorary JP, and Chairman of the St George the Martyr 150th Celebrations Committee.