Board of Directors

IGFF’s governance is overseen by a Board of Directors with expertise in institutional abuse, governance, commercial law, damages & injuries law, pastoral care, welfare, families & communities, leadership, organisational reform, policing, gender violence, individual & public advocacy, marketing & fundraising.

Secretary: Phil Lindenmayer

Board Member: Richard Jabara

Board Member: Darryl McFarland

Board Member: Clare Leaney, CEO (ex-officio)

Friends and Associates

Angela Sdrinis
Paul Holdway
Neil Woodger


IGFF’s work is supported by our volunteers who generously donate their time, knowledge and skill to achieving our mission. From administrative assistance to event co-ordination and research we are grateful to all our volunteers. If you would like to volunteer, please register your interest and include a little information about yourself by emailing: igff@igff.org.au using the subject line: Volunteering at IGFF.

Student Placements

A student placement with IGFF provides an exciting opportunity to contribute to our work with Survivors of institutional abuse and gain a variety of on-the job experiences. IGFF offers limited Student Placements each year to candidates from a variety of social services backgrounds. If you would like to be considered for Student Placement at IGFF, please send a resume and expression of interest (no more than 500 words) to igff@igff.org.au using the subject line: Student Placement at IGFF.