Our Team

Advisory Group

Overseeing the delivery and progress of Skilling the Bay is the Skilling the Bay Advisory Group. This group is comprised of leaders from Geelong’s key industry education and community sectors. Members are responsible for ensuring that Skilling the Bay delivers effective initiatives that prepare the Geelong community for the jobs of the future.

Joe Ormeno,  CEO, The Gordon (Chair)
Lee-Anne Fisher, Executive Director – Engagement, Participation and Inclusion, Department of Education and Training
John Fletcher, Regional Manager, Australian Government Department of Employment
Dineli Mather, Pro Vice-Chancellor, Graduate Employment, Deakin University
Phil Honeywell, Principal, Newcomb Secondary College
Catriona Salt, Area Executive Director, Barwon Region Department of Education
Nick Stanley, Chair, Runway

Project Team

The Project Team manages the delivery of the initiatives, including partnerships with Skilling the Bay’s delivery partners.
Carley Brennan (Manager)
Lindy Mills (Project Officer)

For general enquiries email skillingthebay@gordontafe.edu.au

Delivery Partners 

Our delivery partners ensure the successful implementation and continuous improvement of the initiatives:

  • Deakin University
  • Geelong Region Local and Employment Network (GRLLEN)
  • Geelong Tech School
  • Geelong Manufacturing Council
  • Northern Futures
  • The Gordon
  • Upstart Challenge
  • Whittington Works, City of Greater Geelong
  • Secondary schools across the Geelong region


Preparing Geelong for the jobs of the future through education, employment and innovation

Our training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding. | Authorised by the Victorian Government, Melbourne.

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