Board Members

President: Andrea O’Neill

Andrea is a valued member of the PALS Inc board, bringing with her extensive accounting knowledge and skills. She holds a degree in accounting and has years of experience in the area through her time at Mogg Osborne & Co. Her current role As CEO at Amaroo Retirement village allows her to bring forward wider knowledge of the aged sector and apply her professional skills.


Vice President: Don Batty

Don has been on the PALS Inc board since its inception in 2010 and currently serves as the vice president. He has 42 years of experience in the governance of disability services in Cobram giving him extensive knowledge in the area of disability as well as meeting procedures, constitutional matters, legal implications and the needs of clients and their carers/parents.

Don has a Graduate Diploma of Student Welfare and a Trained Secondary Teachers Certificate.


Secretary: Penny Hendy
Penny has a background in teaching, office administration, project management and computer systems. Her interests are widespread, her current roles are Director of the Australian Seed Authority (ASA), and member of two organizations which develop professional development opportunities for people involved in agriculture.

She has been with PALS Inc since the amalgamation in 2010 and prior to this was on the board of Northern Disability Services (NDS) for 15 years. She is a valued member of our board and her community participation and commitment is a strong asset.


Treasurer: John Bouchier


Committee: Heather Palmer


Committee: Anna Vogel


Committee: Robert Donald McPhee 



Contact Details

Head Office

Suite 8, level 1/3 Witt Street,
Yarrawonga. VIC 3730

PO Box 735,
Yarrawonga. VIC 3730

Phone: 03 5862 2641

Fax: 03 5862 2677