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Our governing body

Directors of the Act for Peace Board are appointed by the Member, the National Council of Churches in Australia. Act for Peace’s Directors are as follows:

The Reverend John Gilmore, Chair (Churches of Christ)
BTheol, MTheol, DipMin, Executive Director the Australian Churches of Christ Global Mission Partners and member of NCCA Finance Committee.

Elizabeth Stone, (Catholic Church)
BA, MIntS, GIA(Cert)Liz worked with the Caritas Internationalis family of agencies overseas and with Caritas Australia over two decades.  Currently Executive Officer of  Presentation Society of Australia and Papua New Guinea.

Alison Preston (Anglican Church of Australia)

Heather Saville (Religious Society of Friends)
BA, Heather is a past convenor of Quaker Service Australia, and a past member of the ACFID Code of Conduct and ACFID Executive Committees.

Greg Thompson (Anglican Church of Australia)
B.Econ., B.Div., B Ed. Studies, TSTC. Greg is currently a Non-Executive Director of Transparency International Australia and of the Anglican Board of Mission.  For a number of years Greg was a member of the ACFID Executive Committee and Chair of the Advocacy and Public Policy Committee and Committee on Human Rights.

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