Governance

The Heart and Lung Transplant Foundation is an Incorporated Association, established under the Associations incorporations Act 1987. The Foundation is also a registered charity licenced under the Charitable Collections Act.

Our committed Board of Management comprises up to eleven volunteer members with a broad range of skills and expertise relevant to the objectives of our organisation including representation from patients, the medical community and the business community. Eight of the committee members are elected by the membership, while the remaining three are medical professionals appointed by the Board.

The Board is responsible for administering the Foundation according to the rules of the Association, known as the Constitution.

Click here to view our Incorporation CertificateCharitable Collections License and Incorporated Constitution.

Our Advocates

The efforts of our Founder, Yvonne Bali (a lung transplant recipient) in establishing the Foundation with founding Patron Garry Brown-Neaves have been recognised widely, including national recognition by Yvonne’s representation on the Australasian Tissue and Biotherapeutics Forum.

11 Yvonne Bali founder
Yvonne Bali
Founder
Board Members of the Heart & Lung Transplant Foundation
2 Sharon Lawrence Secretary Jonathan Clews, Vice Chairperson 3 Dr Melanie Lavender Board Member
Sharon Lawrence
Chairperson
Jonathan Clews
Vice Chairperson
Melanie Lavender
Board Member
Victor Letizia Treasurer 9 Dr Rob Larbalestia Board Member
Vic Letizia
Treasurer
Dr Rob Larbalestier
Medical Representative
Nicole Cox Bertoldo
Board Member
BoardMember_RobMarando harareh Ahmadzadeh Board Member
Rob Marando
Board Member
Sharareh Ahmadzadeh
Board Member
 Will Moore
Board Member