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Board of Directors

Russell Foxe, Chairman
Russell has over 25 years of business management experience gained from running his own company in the manufacturing / importing / wholesale distribution sector. Also, he is actively involved with the governance of other organisations as Chairman of The Kogarah Storehouse, which is a public benevolent institution reaching the needy in the St George area. He is Deputy Chair of the National board of Youth for Christ Australia (YFCA), and he has recently retired from the position of Chairman of MLC School Council at Burwood. Russell’s passion is to see the God given potential of people unleashed within them, so they become the extraordinary people God planned for them to be.
Jason Ezzy, Secretary
Jason has worked as a primary school Principal in public education for over 15 years. Jason has a passion for student welfare, ensuring that students are provided a safe and happy environment to reach their full potential. Jason has worked closely with welfare agencies, both in government and private sector, to negotiate support for students in need. 
Nicole Jones, Treasurer
Nicole is a Chartered Accountant, who has over 20 years’ experience in audit and business advisory services. She has worked in a Big Four firm, small business and the not-for-profit sector. Her other passions are education, the village in which a child is raised, and support - either individually or through groups - for those in need.


Graham A Barker, Member, STC, BA, MA, MA, Psy.D

Rev. Dr. Graham Barker is a Clinical Psychologist with additional qualifications in Education, Theology and Counselling. During his lifetime he has been a teacher, a pastor, a youth worker, an academic and the Director of The Shiloh Centre. Today he focuses on the supervision of clinicians, the delivery of supervision seminars and directs the Member Care programme for Youth For Christ International.

He completed his doctoral studies in Clinical Psychology at George Fox University in the USA and his psychological internship and residency at the Minirth-Meier Clinic in Texas prior to returning to Australia in 1990. He has co-authored several books with Dr Cliff Powell and a children’s book with his daughter Rebecca.

Graham is married to Alexis. They have three married children and six grandchildren and attend Narrabeen Baptist Church.


Marc Rader – Vice Chairman

Marc is the Senior Pastor at Gymea Baptist Church and has been on staff at Gymea since 1997. He is also a faculty member at Morling College, the Baptist theological college of NSW & ACT where he teaches in Biblical Studies and Preaching. Originally from Canada, Marc is married to Nicole (an Aussie) and they have three daughters, Amaris, Amelia and Lucy.


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