Board Member

John has lived in Mt Cotton in the Redlands for the past 10 years.

The Donald Simpson Centre plays an important role for the senior community of the Redlands and he is honoured to be a member of the board. His interest in the centre is to make sure the health and safety policies are adhered to. He has a graduate diploma in occupational health and safety (QUT) and spent 10 years as a Workplace Health and Safety inspector with Qld State Government in the 1990s. Until his retirement he ran a consulting business advising on health and safety.

Meet Our Board & Team Members

The Centre has many facets and we attempt to manage and maintain a smooth operation for our members. We probably make mistakes but none of the volunteers takes home anything but satisfaction in making a contribution to our community.

Board Chairman
Tony Christinson joined the Donald Simpson Board as an RDCOTA nominee in January 2010 before legislative changes caused an end to such representation…
Chris Sheehan is Secretary of the DSC. He is a lawyer who worked for the Commonwealth Government for 30 years and is now a
Board Member
Marcell started working at 16 as a Stenographer for the Attorney General and Justice Department in Sydney…
Board Member
Laraine Dillon is a life-long professional communicator with many strings to her bow…
Board Member
Vimal is a Commercial and Succession Lawyer with McCarthy Durie Lawyers in Cleveland…
Thomas joined the Donald Simpson Centre as Centre Manager by the appointment of the Board in 2015 to oversee all management and operations of