Val Lawrence

Val is a Founding Director of the Foundation, joining the original Board in 1999. She was Board Chair from 2009-2015.

Val is a Civil Celebrant and currently a Board Member for the Victorian Red Cross Divisional Advisory Board, Chair of Australian Red Cross Zone Representatives Council and Zone Representative for Zone 6. She is also Chair 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. In 2001, she was awarded the Centenary Medal for Community Service.

Val has been a Board Member of the Grace McKellar Centre, Board Member of the 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.

Val has an interest in the theatre and has been the Patron of the Queenscliffe Lighthouse Theatre since its inception 21 years ago. She is also an Honorary JP and was awarded an OAM in 2009 for community service.

  • Position:Director