Allison Jenvey

Elected as VTA Chair in April 2018.

Allison joined the Wodonga TAFE Board in 2015 and has been serving in the position of Board Chair since 2016.

Allison has been a Director at ATS Partners since 2001, having worked in the Practice as an accountant since 1996, offering taxation and financial advisory services in the Wodonga region. Allison has significant governance experience on local Boards and Committees including as a Director on the Albury Wodonga Health Board and served as Chair of its Audit and Risk Committee for four years. Allison was also previously President of the Wodonga Chamber of Commerce, and a member of the Baranduda Fields Governance Groups and the Rural  Housing Network Board.

Amanda Brook

Amanda is an experienced business leader and marketer with a customer driven approach to strategy and business management, gained through an interesting career in organisations whose brands are icons in the retail, wholesale, manufacturing and digital media publishing and education sectors.

Amanda is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute.

Mark Dixon

Mark Dixon is Chief Executive Office of the Wodonga Institute of TAFE. He has more than 30 years’ experience as a military officer in both the UK and Australian Armies and has seen active service in Afghanistan and Iraq. Mark continues his association with the Defence Force as an Honorary Colonel for the Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps.Mark Dixon is Chief Executive Officer of the Wodonga Institute of TAFE. He has more than 30 years’ experience as a military officer in both the UK and Australian Armies and has seen active service in Afghanistan and Iraq. Mark continues his association with the Defence Force as an Honorary Colonel for the Royal Australian Army Ordnance Corps. Mark Dixon is Chief Executive Officer of the Wodonga Institute of TAFE.

Mark is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He also holds Bachelor and Master of Science degrees and executive leadership qualifications.

Mark has a strong vocational training and education background, including time as a teacher in the UK and as an instructor and Commanding Officer at the Army’s Logistic Training Centre. He is passionate about vocational education and training and growing participation to the benefit of local students.

Nicholas Hunt

Nicholas Hunt was appointed Chief Executive Officer of William Angliss Institute in 2007. Since joining the Institute Nick has focused on developing WAIs educational programs, strengthening the Institute’s activities in support of industry and leading the Institute’s strategic development in a period of significant change.

WAI is Australia’s largest specialist provider of foods, tourism, hospitality and events education and training. WAI seeks to be the leading educational provider of Australian hospitality, tourism, foods and culinary arts nationally and internationally.

The Institute’s mission is to deliver the highest quality specialist skills and education to inspire, empower and develop people passionately devoted to being service industry professionals, leaders and innovators.

Prior to joining the Institute Nick held a variety of positions in tourism and education development sectors. These include CEO - Tourism Alliance Victoria, CEO - Country Victorian Tourism Council and Executive Director - Tourism Training Victoria.

Outside of the Institute, Nick is a Director of TAFE Directors Australia, the national body representing public TAFE providers; Director of the International Centre of Excellence in Tourism Hospitality Education (THE-ICE), Board Member Victorian Tourism Industry Council and Treasurer of the Victorian TAFE Association.

Nick’s qualifications include a Masters in Education Policy (International), University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Arts (Hons) University of Tasmania and is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Frances Coppolillo

Frances Coppolillo has an extensive history with Melbourne Polytechnic, most recently as Deputy CEO where she has led the College, Schools and a range of student focussed departments since September 2014. 

Prior to this, Ms Coppolillo was the Deputy Director Programs - Teaching and Learning, and has extensive experience in education, joining the VET sector as a teacher in 1986. Through her career progression, she has held a range of teaching, management and leadership positions including fourteen years as the Associate Director of Melbourne Polytechnic’s Faculty of Further Education.

Ms Coppolillo was also a founding director on the Board of the TAFE Development Centre (now the VET Development Centre), and has led projects in learning resource development, and best practice projects in student engagement and retention.

Frances has been a member of a number of regional development committees including Northern RDA and Local Learning and Employment Networks. Her qualifications include Bachelor of Education and Masters in Social Sciences (Policy and Management).

Ms Coppolillo is the first female CEO of Melbourne Polytechnic, formerly NMIT.