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 – Assistant Commissioner Lauren Callaway APM

Lauren was appointed to Victoria Police Legacy Board since 2010 and has been in the chair role since 2016. Lauren is currently serving as the Assistant Commissioner - Family Violence Command. 

Vice Chair - Detective Senior Sergeant Kate O’Neill

Kate was appointed to the Victoria Police Legacy Board in 2016 and took on the Vice Chair role in 2020.  Kate is currently serving at Sunshine CIU. 

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 - 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 John Felton - Chief Commissioner's Representative

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

Board Member - Commander Mark Galliott

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

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 - Detective Senior Sergeant John Laird - President: The Police Association

John was appointed to the Victoria Police Legacy Board in 2014 as the representative of The Police Association. John joined The Police Association in 2005 and currently serves as President.

Board Member - Detective Senior Sergeant Diane Wilson

Diane was appointed to the Victoria Police Legacy Board in 2015. Diane is currently serving in People Development at the Victoria Police Academy.