Joined the Board in 1999. Chairman 2009-2015.
Val is a Civil Celebrant and currently a Board Member Victorian Red Cross Divisional Advisory Board, Chairman of Australian Red Cross Zone Representatives Council and Zone Representative for Zone 6. She is also Chairman of the Point Lonsdale /Queenscliff Red Cross Unit and local Convenor for the Area Annual Red Cross Calling Appeal. Val was a Councillor of the Borough of Queenscliffe from 1999 to 2008 and Mayor from 2001 to 2004 and awarded the Centenary Medal in 2001 for Community Service.
Val has been a Board Member of the Grace McKellar Centre, Board Member Queenscliffe Maritime Museum, Vice President of the Barwon Heads Golf Club, Board Member of Geelong Otway Tourism and an original Member of the G21 Board.
She is also an Honorary JP