Trustee Directors

The best interests of all members

Trustee Directors are responsible for ensuring Vision Super is managed properly in the best interests of all members.

There are nine directors - four appointed on the nomination of the ASU, four appointed on the nomination of the employer associations (MAV, VWIA and VECCI) and one independent director who is appointed on the nomination of the Board.

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Geoff Lake

Geoff Lake

Qualifications
BA (Hons) and LL B (Hons)

Geoff Lake was appointed as Chair of Vision Super in April 2018. Geoff was first appointed to the Vision Super Board in August 2009, on the nomination of the MAV, and served as Deputy Chair from 1 July 2014 to April 2018. He has been a Councillor with the City of Monash since March 2000, and was Mayor from 2002 to 2004 and again in 2014. He was President of the MAV from 2004 to 2006 and continued to serve on the MAV Board until 2018.

Peter Wilson

Peter Wilson

Qualifications
BComm (Hons), MA (Hons)

Peter Wilson was appointed as a Director of Vision Super on 1 July 2012, on the nomination VWIA. Peter has previously served as Chairman of Yarra Valley Water, and has been involved with the water industry for several years. He is National President of the Australian Human Resources Institute and holds a range of public and private directorship and advisory roles.

Rob Spence

Rob Spence

Qualifications
Grad Dip (Accounting and Finance)

Rob Spence was appointed as a Director of Vision Super in 2003, on the nomination of the MAV. He served as Chair of the Vision Super Board from July 2011 to February 2013. Rob was a long-serving Chief Executive Officer of the MAV and a former CEO of the City of Brimbank and the City of Footscray.

Casey Nunn ASM

Casey Nunn ASM

Qualifications
Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Health Science

Casey Nunn was appointed as a Director of Vision Super in July 2017 on the nomination of the ASU. Casey has been a Councillor with the Hume City Council and was Mayor from 2013 to 2014. Casey is heavily involved with her local community and is a member of the Country Fire Authority (CFA), Ambulance Victoria and the Salvation Army Advisory Board (Northern Region).

Graham Sherry

Graham Sherry

Qualifications
LL B (Hons), BComm Melbourne, OAM for service to the country through Employer Organisations and the AFL

Graham Sherry was appointed as a Director of Vision Super on 28 September 2012, on the nomination of VECCI. Graham served as President of VECCI from 1999 to 2001, and has a long and continued involvement with employer organisations including the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce, the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Australian Thai Business Council. For over 40 years he has practised in many aspects of general commercial law.

Joanne Dawson

Joanne Dawson

Qualifications
BComm, MBA, Diploma of Financial Planning, CA

Joanne Dawson was appointed as an Independent Director of the Vision Super Board in August 2014. She is an experienced financial adviser and Director.


Lisa Darmanin

Lisa Darmanin

Qualifications
Bachelor of Business (Industrial Relations and HR Management), Diploma of Community Development

Lisa was appointed to the Vision Super Board in March 2018 as a member representative having been nominated by the Australian Services Union - Victorian and Tasmanian Authorities & Services Branch (the ASU). Lisa is Branch Secretary of the ASU. Prior to this role, Lisa worked as the ASU Branch Executive President and an ASU Organiser and has previously been a trustee director of HESTA and an alternative director of Vision Super. Lisa Darmanin became Deputy Chair on 27 July 2018.

Peter Gebert

Peter Gebert

Qualifications
RG 146

Peter was appointed to the Vision Super Board in August 2018 as a member representative. Peter was nominated by the Australian Services Union - Victorian and Tasmanian Authorities & Services Branch (the ASU). Peter has over 30 years experience in the superannuation industry which includes working at one of Australia’s largest superannuation funds and fund administrators. Peter is currently a Local Laws Officer with Nillumbik Shire Council.

Diane Smith

Diane Smith

Qualifications
National Diploma in Business and Finance (UK)

Diane was appointed to the Vision Super Board on 31 August 2018 as a member representative. Diane was nominated by the Australian Services Union - Victorian and Tasmanian Authorities & Services Branch (the ASU). Diane has previously worked in the banking industry in the UK and is currently working within the Home and Community Care department of the City of Whittlesea.

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