South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault & Family Violence

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Danny Schwarz

danny schwarz

Danny has 10 years teaching experience Primary, Secondary and Tertiary. Following a year of paternity leave Danny commenced working in the not for profit sector. He has held Senior Management positions in a range organisations including Assistant Director at Ardoch Youth Foundation and Director of Development at Southern Health. In 2008 he commenced his role as CEO of Youth Connect. He is now the CEO of the Playgroup Association. As well as a Diploma of Teaching (Primary), Danny holds a Post Graduate Degree in Industrial and Employee Relations and a Masters of Management in Community Management.

Paul Kaufman

paul kaufman

Paul Kaufman is the Managing Director of Melbourne Carpet Specialists and a Director of Flooring Brands Australia, a commercial and retail floor coverings conglomerate. He brings to the Board of Tzedek almost four decades of commercial experience, which began prior to his graduation from the University of Melbourne, where he attained a degree in Commerce. Paul has previously served on the Holocaust Museum Video Testimonies Committee and the Elwood Talmud Torah Congregation Board. He was Secretary of the Jewish Museum Corporate Club and is currently a Committee Member of Australian Friends of Yad Vashem, Paul has been married for thirty years and is the proud father of three adult children.

Paul Kessell

paul kessell

Paul is an accomplished Chief Investment Officer with over 20 years experience in Australia and the UK. He is employed at Kinetic Super and is responsible for managing the investment strategy and advising the Board on portfolio structure, risk management and governance. He brings his business experience, including organisational strategy and management to the Board of Tzedek. Paul has also volunteered with the 10th Caulfield Scout Group for a number of years.

Warren Samuel

warren samuel

Warren is a property developer who takes a strong interest in this issue. Warren has previous experience on the board of Young UIA and is currently on the board of AIJAC Forum. He is married with three children. He has a personal interest in child protection and brings his skills in both business and community work both in the secular and Jewish community to the Tzedek board.


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