The Living Proud Board of Management is elected at the AGM. The Board is responsible for the ongoing strategic direction and day-to-day management of Living Proud. The Board consists of volunteers dedicated to upholding the objectives and mission of Living Proud. To contact the Chairperson of the Living Proud Board directly, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, for all other enquiries please see our contact page.
Barry Cosker – ChairpersonErin Leahy – Vice ChairpersonLena Van Hale – SecretarySam Gibbings – TreasurerLaurene Collier – Ordinary MemberMeaghan Holden – Ordinary MemberTony Lee – Ordinary MemberBen Nowrojee – Ordinary MemberSarah Turner – Ordinary MemberSandra Norman – Staff RepresentativeDaniel Smith – Ordinary MemberSarah Turner – Ordinary Member
Tony joined the Living Proud WA Board in 2023. Tony is an out and proud Yawuru wamba of mixed Asian heritage and lives in Broome. He is actively involved with many community organisations nationally, state and locally as a volunteer and board director.
He has extensive work experience in Aboriginal affairs as a sole trader business and in senior management in both the State Public Service and Aboriginal community organisations.
Prior to the COVID Pandemic, Tony spent several years as a volunteer for a Malaysian not for profit which provides HIV and STI community services and outreach to vulnerable and priority populations in Kuala Lumpur.
Tony was a volunteer on the Sydney WorldPride 2023 First Nations Advisory Committee. He continues to be actively involved in our SBLGBTIQA+ Rainbow organisations, volunteering as a director of GRAI Rights in Ageing and the Founder of Kimberley Blak Pride.
Tony is a keen iPhone photographer and keeps himself mentally and physically healthy and active with regular gym sessions and a daily meditation. He has an unhealthy passion for hand line fishing.