Board Member

Laraine Dillon is a life-long professional communicator with many strings to her bow – Actor on stage, screen and TV; novelist, scriptwriter, public relations professional.

Her Marketing background during the 2011 Floods saw her heavily involved with Radio 4BC Brisbane in the collection of 12 removalist vans of furniture and new white goods for desperate flood victims, for this she received an aspiring seniors award.

To-day in semi-retirement she enjoys her position on the DSC Board as Sonship Co-Ordinator.

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…
Secretary
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
Vimal is a Commercial and Succession Lawyer with McCarthy Durie Lawyers in Cleveland…
CEO
Thomas joined the Donald Simpson Centre as Centre Manager by the appointment of the Board in 2015 to oversee all management and operations of