About Us

Become a Member
Any person who lives in South Lake and surrounding suburbs who supports the purposes of the Association; and agrees to comply with the Rules of the Association is eligible for membership.

The cost of membership is $5.00 per year. The membership year is January 1 to December 31, however you may join at anytime. We hold an Annual General Meeting in September or October each year and all members are welcome to attend.

​Members can be nominated and voted as Executive Management Committee members at the AGM. Regular meetings are held throughout the year. Executive Management Committee members will be required to attend a monthly meeting.

Centre Governance
All positions on the Executive Management Committee are voluntary. All positions are declared vacant at the Annual General Meeting each year and members are nominated to fill the positions. Positions are filled with suitably skilled and experienced community members with an interest in our programs and activities.

There are 4 office bearers (President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary) and up to 5 ordinary members each year.

If you are interested in joining our Executive Management Committee, please send an email chairperson@otteycentre.org

Our Team

Merrilyn Grant

Merrilyn is our full time Administration Coordinator. You can contact Merrilyn at hello@otteycentre.org

Jane Hulands

Jane is our Manager and works part time on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. You can contact Jane at manager@otteycentre.org

Fiona Grant

Fiona is our Community Development Officer and Emergency Relief Coordinator. Fiona works part time on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. You can contact Fiona at communitydevelopment@otteycentre.org

Kate Vallentine

Kate is our Community Development Officer. Kate works part time on Thursdays. You can contact Kate at ​communitydevelopment@otteycentre