About Us  Board Members 

Desmond Morgan (Yorta Yorta) - Chairperson

Des is a Yorta Yorta man from the Murray/ Goulburn river area of Victoria/NSW. He has been an active member of the Aboriginal community since 1984, having served on various local and state organisations, Boards of Management Inc, Legal Service, Aborigines Advangement League, VACSAL, VAEAI. He also served a six year period referenda corp (Echuca) for several years and member of Yorta Yorta Nations Aboriginal Corporation. Des is the Regional Coordinator for AFDM for the Njernda Aboriginal corporation and is currently the Youth Worker for Baroonga Youth Health Service.


Ralph Bamblett (Bangerang) - Vice Chairperson

Ralph Bamblett is a Bangerang man who is currently the Koori Academy Liason Officer and has worked with DEECD as the Koorie Engagement Support Officer and Koorie Home School Liason Officer and has worked at VAEAI as the School Project Officer. Ralph has a Diploma in Frontline Manager and certificate IV in Education Support.


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Keith Randall

A Yaegl, Bundjalung and Gumbainggir man from North East NSW. Keith has lived in Victoria for over 20 years and has a big passion for youth, Aboriginal Education and Aboriginal Justice. Keith has been a member of The Victorian Aboriginal Education Association Incorporated (VAEAI) for over 9 years and is currently a Board Member and Treasurer of VAEAI.


Vera Briggs

Aunty Vera Briggs is a proud Gunai Kurnai/Tauranguang woman who has devoted her career advocating and supporting Koorie people in Education & Training at the local, regional and State level. A life time member of VAEAI, Aunty Vera holds the position of VAEAI’s Secondary Schools Specialist Representative and is a passionate member of VAEAI’s Early Years Committee. With over four decades of experience, Aunty Vera is currently employed by VACCA in the Navigator Program supporting disengaged young people to re-engage with their education.