Board and Staff

Board of Directors

EECLC as an independent, not-for-profit community legal centre, is an Incorporated Association managed by a voluntary Board of Directors from our local community.

The Board meets regularly to make governance decisions about strategic planning and management of the Centre. If you are interested in becoming a member of the board, please contact us and ask to speak to the Managing Principal Solicitor.

Current Board of Directors:

  • President -  Suzie van Opdorp
  • Vice President - Eric Sidoti
  • Treasurer -  Tim Kaye
  • Secretary -  Celia Vagg
  • Dianne Hamey 
  • Tatiana Lozano
  • Liz Mulder
  • Kerry Tongue
  • Sarah Ellison

Staff

MANAGING PRINCIPAL SOLICITOR

  • Arlia Fleming

LEGAL TEAM

  • Supervising Solicitor - Rebecca Frost
  • Solicitor - Thea Deakin-Greenwood
  • Solicitor - Kathy Keat
  • Solicitor - Irene Crowther

BLUE MOUNTAINS TENANTS ADVICE AND ADVOCACY SERVICE (BMTAAS)

  • Tenant Advocate - Ben Connor
  • Tenant Advocate - Emma Glinn

 OPERATIONS

  • Operations Officer - Bettina Napier
  • Volunteer Coordinator/Administrator - Natalie Tomlins

We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands on which we work, the Darug, Gundungurra and Wiradjuri nations. We pay respect to past, present and future Elders, extending this respect to all Aboriginal people. We respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of our regions. EECLC is is committed to honouring Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society.