Board Members

Ms. Tania Sacco

President and Acting Hon Treasurer

Tania joined the Blairlogie Board in November 2019. Tania has spent the last 20+ years in the not-for-profit community sector but has over 35 years of Management experience in the Banking, Telecommunication, Security and Community Sectors. She holds tertiary qualifications in Management, Project Management and Community Sector Management. She is an avid toxophilite (dedicated archer) having represented Victoria at State level and is a Justice of the Peace. Tania has two children on the autism spectrum and her daughter attends Blairlogie.


Mr. Ken Scott

Vice-President

Ken first joined the Board of Management in 1995 and was President for seven years. During this time he was involved in the establishment and building of the North Road facility. Whilst working in the TAFE system Ken was able to arrange the building of Scott Cottage which is currently being used for respite accommodation. The original old house on the property was renovated for daily programs by volunteers supervised by him. Ken is a retired plumbing and mechanical services teacher and has a son attending Blairlogie.

Ms. Carol Pollard

Member

Carol has been involved with Blairlogie from its very beginning in 1984, firstly on the steering committee then on the Board of Management. She was President from 2004 to 2020. She is a qualified nurse by profession and is now retired. Carol has a daughter attending Blairlogie.

Ms. Megan Austin

Member

Megan Austin has been on the Board of Blairlogie since 2015. Megan practiced law for nearly 40 years until her retirement in 2021. Her hobbies include reading, walking and travelling. She volunteers at a Palliative Care Unit on a weekly basis and is involved in Fareshare in their gardening program. She is married with two adult children .

Ms. Cathy Jones

Member

Cathy Jones joined the board in February 2023. Cathy has worked in Finance for the last 30 years and currently works for National Australia Bank in the Quality Engineering area, ensuring the quality of the company’s information technology programs. Cathy hold a Bachelor of Economics, Graduate Diploma of Business (Accounting), Certified Information Systems Auditor and is a Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors. Cathy is a member of the Inclusive NAB Team and is actively involved with Inclusive Sports Training, which specialises in coaching athletes with learning disabilities. In her spare time Cathy enjoys bush walking and gardening.

Gerard Sheridan

Member

Gerard has 30 years' experience in Commonwealth investigations and professional standards. As a parent of three adult children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, he advocates strongly for the rights of those with disabilities. Gerard previously served on the Board at another non-profit organisation specialising in disability services. Gerard has a daughter attending Blairlogie.