Our People

Our Board

Guy Milson – Chair

Beth Hoskins – Treasurer

Martin Purcell – Secretary

Bob Kirk – Non-Executive Director

David Noble – Non-Executive Director

Louise Clegg – Non-Executive Director

Duncan Taylor – Non-Executive Director

Vero Joseph – Non-Executive Director

Michelle Freebody – Non-Executive Director

Our Team

Bella Lesslie

Centre Manager

Bella has over 12 years experience in academic publishing and online education working with universities and private higher ed providers. A qualified editor with a Bachelor of Arts Communications and International Studies, Graduate Certificate in Publishing and a Masters of Teaching. Bella understands the benefits of a supportive learning community for regional students.

Cathy McNiven

Centre Coordinator

Cathy’s background is in Small Business Management and is currently an online student with CSU studying a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Marketing. This gives her a good understanding of the pressures faced by regional students. Cathy has run her family business locally for nine years and loves nothing more than to support students in achieving their study goals.

Naomi Croker

Education and Administration Support

Naomi Has experience as a student and a student ambassador with CUC. She is currently studying for an undergraduate degree with CSU, a Bachelor's Degree in Equine Science and has a background in human and equine Bowen therapy. Naomi was born and bred in the Upper Lachlan and is very passionate about giving back to the community.