Mark has worked in the Engineering industry for most of his working life. He currently works in the Sales and Project division at Winder Controls Australia providing materials and handling equipment to the mining industry.
As a Christian, Mark has been involved in Youth group leadership, Beach Mission, Fusion, Church councils and helping to launch Ski Mission, as well as the Young Life Board.
Mark has been involved with Young Life for over 15 years and has been Chairman of the Board since 2012. He is committed to Young Life’s vision and strategy and seeing new leadership come to the surface.
He is married to Danielle and has two children.
Postgraduate Certificate in Business, University of Notre Dame (in progress)
Kerrie is the owner and director of Foundational Business Consulting and Tzara Enterprises and a director of Men In Action Inc. She also serves as chairperson to the Hills Mental Health Interagency and is Marketing Project Coordinator for the Sydney Hills Business Chamber. Kerrie is married to Tim and attends Rouse Hill Anglican Church.
Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Commerce, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, Solicitor Supreme Court of NSW, Member Law Society of NSW
Mitch is a solicitor in private practice in Sydney, practising mainly in civil litigation, personal injury and some family law. His role sees him interact and assist people from all walks of life and gives him great insight and empathy into a broad cross-section of the Sydney community, one of the most diverse in Australia. As a legal practitioner Mitch is keenly aware of issues surrounding the effective management of risk and legal liability, experience he uses in his capacity as board member with Young Life Australia. He is married to Steph and attends Jannali Anglican Church.
Graduate, Australian Institute of Company Directors.
With an extensive background in Financial Services and business coaching, Ken offers more than 35 years in the Financial Planning Industry including roles as General Manager and Sales Manager for leading Australian Financial Services companies. In addition, Ken offers substantial commercial business experience gained through the ownership of a farming enterprise from 1992 to 2013. He is actively involved as a board member for Young Life Australia, Churches of Christ Queensland in Qld and the Redland Foundation holding several additional roles including Secretary, Chairman of the Finance and Remuneration Committee and Finance Committee member for these boards. He is also heavily involved with his local community as a volunteer for Star Community Transport and an active member of Redlands Church of Christ where he serves on the Leadership team. Ken is married to Noela and they have five children.
Bachelor of Science, Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Raj is a seasoned professional with a proven track record of executive leadership, customer relationship management, people and communication skills, who is deeply committed to make a concerted contribution in the field of humanitarian services.
With twenty years of diverse professional experience in research and advisory, IT services and pharmaceutical industry sectors his personal vision is ‘respect and dignity for all’ which inspires him to pursue a world that is just, equal and free of extreme poverty.
Raj is particularly passionate about the education and mentoring of children and young people. He is closely associated with U&I, a not-for-profit organisation that is involved in offering numeracy, language and computer skills to underprivileged children in 10 major cities in India, through a network of committed volunteers as well as serving as a non-executive director on the board of Young Life Australia.
Raj is married and attends C3 Church in Lane Cove.
Fudge Jordan moved to Tassie 10 years ago to plant his roots and raise a family. He’s been involved in youth ministry for over 25 years and is a successful business entrepreneur specialising in IT/Web development.
Fudge is experienced with developing Christian leaders and managing large projects. He has served on the Board of Directors for Young Life Australia for the last 15 years and is currently the Regional Manager for Tasmania.
He loves camping and believes sitting around a fire cooking mallows with young people or friends is an awesome way to experience God’s creation and go deeper with Jesus.
Daryl and Robyn Redford started as volunteers with Young Life in 1973, hosting teenagers from the US who came to play high school and community basketball teams in Melbourne and Mornington Peninsula, Victoria.
Having trained in architecture and construction, Daryl began working full-time for Young Life in 1977 through donations which came mainly from Christian friends.
Daryl saw Young Life through its 1980 incorporation and the introduction of tax deductible giving.
In 1995, Daryl and Robyn moved to Coffs Harbour where they managed a motel until 2010. Today Daryl continues in mission to young people, serving on the Young Life board, and does some design work more for fun than profit!
Erin Cramlet is the Senior Director of HR for Stryker South Pacific. Stryker is a Fortune 500 global medical technology company. Erin has worked at Stryker for 17 years and her roles have spanned across sales and marketing. She has worked in the U.S., Canada, England, Hong Kong and Australia. Some of Erin’s most notable accomplishments include Stryker South Pacific becoming the #2 Best Place to Work in Australia in 2016, winning Stryker’s ‘Cultural Champion’ Award in 2016, and driving Stryker South Pacific’s people metrics to ‘best ever’ levels (turnover, time to fill, succession planning etc). Erin holds a BA in Business – Marketing from Hillsdale College and she had attended Executive Leadership programs at Harvard University.
Erin grew up in the suburbs of Chicago in a strong Christian Family. She became involved with Young Life while attending Hillsdale College. Erin and 5 other college students started the Hillsdale YL chapter. Over the course of 4 years the Hillsdale club participation grew to over 80 students each week. Being part of YL is one of Erin’s favourite parts of her young adult years. She still stays in touch with many of her YL kids.
Today, Erin and her husband Eland reside in Sydney. They have been in Australia for 8 years and have become permanent residents. Erin and Eland have two young children Evie (6 years old) and Zeke (3 years old). As a family – they love spending time outdoors and exploring Sydney. They attend Abbotsford Presbyterian Church.
Glyn has been involved in working with Australian young people for the last 31 years and has served on the staff of Young Life for the past 25 years. During that time he has worked with thousands of young people around Australia, in Asia and in the USA. He is now involved in training the staff and volunteers who work with Young Life, developing the organisation nationally, raising financial support and seeking out new opportunities to start Young Life in new communities in partnership with local churches, schools and community groups.
Glyn also serves on the Board of Men in Action. He is married to Anne, has two daughters and attends West Ryde Anglican Church.
MPA, MBA, BA, Grad Dip Management, Grad Dip Applied Finance & Investment, Grad Dip Applied Corporate Governance. Accountant, Chartered Secretary, Fellow Financial Services Institute, Fellow National Tax and Accountants Association, Associate Governance Institute of Australia, Associate Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.
Llew has 30 years experience in banking in Australia, Asia and Pacific Islands. During his career in banking, Llew led a number of transformational projects, setting up new banking operations, reviewing and implementing diversification projects, building new premises, recruiting and training staff. For the last 12 years Llew has focused on work for the not-for-profit sector and family businesses. He is married to Barbara, has three sons and attends West Ryde Anglican Church.