Membership \

Our membership consists of a broad range of stakeholders, businesses, organisations and other community members who have a passion and drive for ensuring positive outcomes for young people in the Highlands region.

Who should consider applying for membership of Highlands LLEN? \

  • Individuals and organisations that have an interest in the outcomes for young people in education and training programs within the Highlands region, including business and industry.
  • Organisations, including primary and secondary schools and youth support organisations, and individuals that have a special interest in the education and employment outcomes for all young people within the Highlands region.
  • Organisations involved in the provision and delivery of post-compulsory education and training for young people in the Ballarat, Moorabool, Hepburn, Pyrenees and Golden Plains regions.

Benefits of membership with the Highlands LLEN \

  • Members will have the opportunity to nominate for the Committee of Management
  • Members will be invited to attend any special meetings of the organisation including the Annual General Meeting
  • Members may be invited to participate in events organised by Highlands LLEN

If you would like to apply for membership of Highlands LLEN please download and fill out the form below and submit it via email to admin@highlandsllen.org. This form will be considered at the next Committee of Management meeting and you will be informed of the application outcome afterwards.

Our Committee \

Our Committee of Management is made up of a diverse group of Highlands LLEN members whose responsibility is to ensure:

  • accountability – making sure Highlands LLEN meets its obligations, manages its finances and operates transparently
  • strategy – setting Highlands LLEN long-term goals and making sure it pursues its established purposes
  • resourcing – securing funding and other resources to support the work of Highlands LLEN
  • advocacy – representing Highlands LLEN to the community and to its members and stakeholders (with an executive officer and staff)
  • monitoring – making sure Highlands LLEN is run as required under its Rules of Association and the law.

The 2019 Committee of Management \

Cr Belinda Coates (Chair) – City of Ballarat
Leanne Parker (Deputy Chair) – Westvic Staffing Solutions
Cr David Clark (Treasurer) – Pyrenees Shire Council
Susan Honeyman (Secretary) – ESTA
Alice Christie – Business Services Training
Barry Wright – Federation University
Carmel Russell – Catholic Education Office Ballarat
Janelle Johnson – headspace, Ballarat
Jim Dannock – Australian Industry Group
Joanne Gilbert – Golden Plains Shire Council
Karen Monument – Department of Health & Human Services
Phonse Crawford – Department of Education & Training
Robert Lewers – Phoenix P-12 Community College
Stephan Fields – Woodman’s Hill Secondary College