Network West is governed by a Committee of Governance drawn from Members from the 51 Neighbourhood Houses / Community Centres in the western region of Melbourne.

Committee members are elected each year at the AGM usually held in October/November and meet every 6 weeks.

The Committee oversees the governance role of Network West and sets the strategic direction.

For a list of Network West Member Houses  Click Here


Ellen Kessler (Chairperson) | Team Leader | Westvale Community Centre (Brimbank)
Maria Hanson (Treasurer) | Manager | The Grange Community Centre (Wyndham)
Mark Orrill (Secretary) | Operations Manager | Wingate Avenue Community Centre (Moonee Valley)
Helen Rodd | Committee Member | West Footscray Neighbourhood House (Maribyrnong)
Melissa Baker | Neighbourhood Program Officer | Stevenson House (Melton)
Mary Francis | Operations Manager | Laverton Community Integrated Services Inc (Hobsons Bay)
Pat Rayner | Team Leader | Point Cook Community Learning Centre (Wyndham)
(Elected at Network West AGM: 16 November 2017)