Our Board

Lynne Milligan
Acting President

Prior to Lynne joining our Board, she was (and still is) a long-term volunteer dog walker and has assisted us with events and fundraising. Lynne spends more time at the Dogs' Refuge Home than she does at home and whilst she doesn't have a dog at home, Lynne treats all of our homeless hounds as if they are her own.

Chris Osborn

Chris is a lawyer in Perth specialising in commercial law. Chris has previously adopted two rescue dogs, one from the Hong Kong SPCA and the other from our Home. Chris worked on the Home's successful application for Designated Gift Recipient Status (by which donors obtain a tax deduction). He has worked in Australia and Hong Kong and was previously Secretary of the Hong Kong SPCA. Having made a significant and ongoing contribution to the Home, Chris is recognised as a Life Member.

Phillip Golding

Phillip is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and has extensive experience advising a wide range of businesses on financial and taxation issues. He has been involved with not-for-profit organisations in medical research, health care and sport. Phillip and his wife are devoted humans for two golden retrievers.

Lynda Hancy
Board Member
Lynda became a volunteer in 2003. Her contribution to our Home has been considerable and includes being our ‘volunteer’ Volunteer Coordinator for three years where she, together with her husband John, developed our computer login system to enable us to track volunteer hours.
Marsha Sullivan
Board Member
Marsha is an avid animal lover and advocate and have been a volunteer at Perth Zoo since 1999. She is a Docent volunteer guide and has been training new Docent recruits for 12 years as well as participating in behaviour enrichment programs for the animals. Marsha joined the Dogs' Refuge Home team in 2012 and has been an avid dog walker and is now regular Friday office team member.
Sarah Murphy
Board Member
Sarah has been involved with the Home since 2002. In that time, she has had various volunteer roles including as a dog walker and helping out at events such as the Quiz Night and Open Day. She has also served on the Home's Committee as Vice President, Secretary and a general member. Sarah has also been a Trustee and is now a Life Member.