Patrons and Board

Patrons

Patron in Chief

Her Excellency the Honourable Linda Dessau AC,
Governor of Victoria

Patron

Chief Commissioner Shane Patton APM

Board Members

Chair - Detective Senior Sergeant Kate O’Neill

Kate was appointed to the Victoria Police Legacy Board in 2016 and took on the Chair role in 2021.  Kate is currently serving at Sunshine CIU. 

Vice Chair - Commander Mark Galliott

Mark was appointed to the Victoria Police Legacy Board in 2013. Mark became Vice Chair in 2021. Mark serving in the North West Metro Region with Victoria Police.

Board Member - Inspector James Dalton

James was appointed to the Victoria Police Legacy Board in 2017 and he has also served one term as Vice Chair.  James is currently serving at the Family Violence Command

Board Member - Sergeant Karl David APM - President: The Police Association Victoria (TPAV)

Karl was appointed to the Victoria Police Legacy Board in 2021 as the representative of The Police Association. Karl currently serves as the President of The Police Association Victoria (TPAV)

Board Member - Anthony DeFazio - BankVic

Anthony was appointed to the Victoria Police Legacy Board in 2019 and is one of two Non- Member Directors.  Anthony is the Chief Executive Officer of BankVic, one of Australia’s largest mutual banks.

Board Member Superintendent Brad Dixon

Brad was appointed to the Victoria Police Legacy Board in 2021.  Brad currently serving at Foundation Training at the Victoria Police Academy

Board Member - Superintendent John Felton - Chief Commissioner's Representative

John was appointed to the Victoria Police Legacy Board in 2020 as the Chief Commissioners Representative.  

Board Member - Assistant Commissioner Michael Grainger APM

Michael was appointed to the Victoria Police Legacy Board in 2021.  Michael is currently serving as Assistant Commissioner State Emergencies & Support Command. 

Board Member - Rev Jim Jung, Senior Police Chaplain, Victoria Police

Jim was appointed to the Victoria Police Legacy Board in July 2019 as one of two Non-Member Directors. Jim is one of three full time Senior Police Chaplains with Victoria Police.

Board Member - Senior Sergeant Darren Kenos

Darren was appointed to the Victoria Police Legacy Board in 2015 and he has served as Treasurer.  

Board Member - Inspector Dianne Thomson

Dianne was appointed to the Victoria Police Legacy Board in 2021.  Dianne is currently serving as Horsham Local Area Commander