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Our team

Board of Directors

Michael Griffin AM


Mr Michael Griffin AM, is the Integrity Commissioner and head of the Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity. His appointment commenced on 19 January 2015.


Mr Griffin served in the Australian Regular Army between 1975 and 1997, and again between 2013 and 2015, reaching the rank of Brigadier. From 1997 until 2013 he was a solicitor with the Sydney law firm of Spooner and Hall and has held a range of senior positions dealing with integrity, governance and criminal investigation.


Between 2012 and 2013, Mr Griffin was an Examiner in the Australian Crime Commission. Immediately prior to his appointment as Integrity Commissioner, he was Director of Military Prosecutions in the Department of Defence.


In 1988, Mr Griffin was admitted as a Solicitor and Barrister of the Supreme Court of New South Wales.


Mr Griffin was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia in 2009 for his service to administrative law.

David Rossiter

Deputy Chair


David has worked in senior Human Resources leadership roles in multiple sectors and geographies with a common theme of multi sited, complex service industries.


Although his career started in the retail sector with Coles Myer where he worked for over 13 years, the last 20 years have been in the health and life sciences sectors in some of the most recognisable organisations including; Royal North Shore Hospital, Medtronic, Hong Kong Hospital Authority, St Vincent’s Health Australia, HealthCare of Australia/Mayne Nickless and Ramsay Healthcare.

Most notably, David has the unique experience of having worked in the public sector, aged care and private hospitals as well as diagnostic imaging and pathology and medical devices. As the most senior Human Resources practitioner in the organisations in which he has worked, much of David’s focus has been on developing leaders, designing, implementing, managing and supporting significant organisational and cultural change programs working with CEO’s and Boards.


David’s expertise and experiences in leadership development, executive succession management and change management have been well recognised with various public speaking engagements and peer review awards, particularly in Asia. David has worked extensively in Asia, as well as Australia, and has worked with various Australian Government bodies such as Health Workforce Australia on an adhoc basis.

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Alison Moffatt



Alison is Group Manager Internal Audit and Risk with St Vincent’s Health Australia – one of Australia’s largest non-profit provider of health and aged care services. She has been with the organisation for 7 years and in her current role for just over a year after moving across to Internal Audit and Risk Management from Finance.


Alison began her career in external audit in chartered accounting and has worked in a number of senior finance-related roles in industries including media, property and financial services before moving into health.

Lindsay Godfrey



Lindsay has 20 years management experience local Government and has successfully led and managed diverse teams of up to 50 staff and undertaken a range of significant change management processes.


Lindsay has extensive experience in managing social planning, community development, libraries, community facilities, childcare services, arts and cultural development and local economic development. Lindsay has contributed to reviews in a range of other areas including customer service, planning and compliance.

Has facilitated major research and development projects including social and economic development plans and construction of two major new community centres in addition to one central and one community library.

Lindsay has a strong belief in community development and working with local communities. Lindsay is motivated by empowering people and communities and facilitating positive change both for the communities he serves and the staff he leads.

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Grant Easterby



Grant Easterby has worked in Registered Clubs for the past 30yrs with 23 of those years at Executive Management level. Born in Goulburn, he began his club career as a barman at Goulburn Workers Club, before moving to Central Coast Masonic Club as a trainee manager, followed by Toukley RSL Club as a Gaming Manager and later a stint at Tamworth Workmans’ Club as Assistant General Manager.


Grant is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Dee Why RSL Club, a position he has held for the past 18 years. Grant has also been a Director of the RSL & Services Association since 2010.

Dee Why RSL, under Grants leadership has been at the forefront of diversifying its interests away from the traditional Food & Beverage, Entertainment and Gaming products by developing financially sustainable community based assets. These have included carwashes, Childcare Centres, a Ten Pin Bowling and Laser Skirmish Centre and most recently a 76 apartment independent living Seniors Village adjacent to the Club.Dee Why RSL Club has received numerous awards in the areas of Financial Management, Corporate Governance, Human Resource Management, Community Engagement and others but most notably has been named the best Registered Club in Australia in 2008, 2010, 2011 and again in 2012.
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James Bell


Emma Whitelaw


Staff Members

Ben Webb

Centre Manager

Liz Nabb

Administration Assistant

Lynn Murphy

Advocacy Coordinator

Cath Allen

Consultant / Wellbeing Program Coordinator

Sue Lewis

Team Leader – Service Delivery / Social Worker

Dom Connelly

Care Coordinator / Social Worker

Craig Horner

Claims Advisor