Board Member

Vimal is a Commercial and Succession Lawyer with McCarthy Durie Lawyers in Cleveland. He lived in the Redlands for twelve years until “empty nest syndrome” made him move out of the area.

He has a Juris Doctor (Honours) degree and was previously a pharmacist and a pharmacy owner in New Zealand and Brisbane. He also has a Masters degree in Business Administration.

Vimal works in the following areas:

  • Loan and security agreements
  • Retirement village agreements
  • Wills and testamentary trusts
  • Estate Planning, Enduring Powers of Attorney and Advance Health Directives.


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…
Paul is currently acting as Treasurer for the Donald Simpson Community Centre and a member of a number of community networks.
Deputy Chairman
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
Shane has a history of corporate life and finance skills to bring to the board with the betterment of the DSC Centre and community
Board Member
Laraine Dillon is a life-long professional communicator with many strings to her bow…
Thomas joined the Donald Simpson Centre as Centre Manager by the appointment of the Board in 2015 to oversee all management and operations of