CEO – Patricia Lauria BA, Social Sciences
Patricia has worked in the role of CEO at SEV for the past 4 years. Prior to that Patricia spent many years working with community organisations in leadership positions including Ross House, community legal centres, information centres and neighbourhood houses. Patricia’s has focussed on being a part of organisations who work at a grass roots level with the involvement of volunteers.
Patricia’s role includes sitting on the CrimCheck Ltd Board of Directors in an advisory capacity and she has participated in various governing bodies over the last twenty years including advocacy groups, victims of crime assistance programs, emergency relief executive bodies and with the Federation of Community Legal Centres.
Committee Member – Pin Ng
(Chee) Pin Ng began his professional career as a psychologist working with intellectually disabled people and their families for five years in the Victorian public sector. He then took on a role in program monitoring and evaluation in intellectual disability areas and later on in economic development. More recently and before he retired in November 2012 he was a senior policy adviser in an economic development agency of the Victorian Government, providing policy analysis and advice and development on industry development and competitiveness.
He has lived in Wheelers Hill for the past 27 years and has come to love, appreciate and enjoy Monash City as a vibrant and multicultural community it has become in that time. He lives with his wife in Wheelers Hill, and has two adult children and two granddaughters aged 7 and 3 years respectively. He was the president of the Wheelers Hill Secondary College Council and Waverley Meadows Primary School Council for a number of years. He is currently the chair of an owner corporation in Melbourne.