Our Team

Our team’s professional expertise, combined with their passion for equality enables us to provide a strategic and holistic approach to the services we offer, in order to build the capacity and wellbeing of individuals, families, carers and communities through advocacy and support services.

Meet our Executive Team

Karryn Goode (Chief Executive Officer)

With a comprehensive background in the employment services industry, Karryn is currently managing the Victorian Client Service Centre at Goulburn Ovens TAFE. Fuelled by passion for social justice and individual empowerment, Karryn has been a member of our Board since 2012, serving as our Chairperson since October 2015 to December 2018.

Nicole James

(Operations Manager)

Daryl Sloan

(Aboriginal Advocacy Program Manager)

Amanda Robinson

(Quality Assurance Manager)

Lance Youston

(Project Manager)

Sandra Boyd

(Office Manager)

Our board



A comprehensive corporate career, both locally and overseas, combined with personal experiences led Edmund to joining our Board in 2016. Currently serving as Vice President of Tax & Accounting at Thomson Reuters, he is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.



An extensive career inside the education sector combined with a passion for equality led Peter to join our Board in July 2017.



Boasting a comprehensive legal career spanning across commercial, property and not-for-profit sectors, with a strong passion for community and learning new languages, Thomas has been on our Board since 2015.  Thomas is currently an Associate at CIE Legal in Melbourne.



Combining an extensive accounting career within the public sector with his own personal experiences, Michael has been on our Board since 2015.  His passion for a connected community sees him play a key role in a large number of community groups.



In addition to her extensive Human Resources career, Sophie has many years of voluntary community service experience.  This in addition to her strong passion for equality led Sophie to join our Board in March 2017.

RIAC acknowledges all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders past and present.

RIAC is committed to: ensuring diversity and equality in regard to gender, race, ethnic origin, disability, religion or belief, marital status, sexual orientation or transgender status.

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