Board of directors

The Buttery is governed by volunteer directors who receive no remuneration for their invaluable services. The Board of Directors comprises people with lived experience of recovery, community representatives and experts from a range of professional backgrounds, including finance, law, mental health administration and business.

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Sandy Lockhart

Mr Sandy Lockhart is a partner at Next Capital, a Sydney based private equity firm. Before setting up Next Capital in 2005, Sandy was a director of Macquarie Bank Limited, where he was responsible for the bank’s direct investment activities from 1987 to 2004. He is a graduate of Harvard University and attended Harvard Business School.
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Kara Goodsell

Ms Kara Goodsell is a lawyer with a long-standing relationship with The Buttery. She taught yoga at the Buttery in 2006 and was Executive Secretary on the Board of Directors from 2007 to 2009. She later resumed a Directorship in 2015 when she returned to live in the Northern Rivers. Kara is currently involved in RTO (education) management and recently completed her first novel.
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Jonathan Dunlop

Mr Jonathan Dunlop is a Managing Director at GreenMount, a trans-Tasman advisory and private capital investment firm. Before joining GreenMount, Jonathan spent several years working with early stage technology companies. Before that, he was a Senior Partner at KPMG for over 20 years, working with clients on their M&A activities. Jonathan joined The Buttery Board as a Director in 2017 and is Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee.
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Ian Mckay

Mr Ian Mckay is the principal of Byron Legal solicitors. After completing a Bachelor of Laws at the Qld University of Technology, Ian was admitted as a Barrister in 1995 and has worked as a Judge’s Associate for the Aboriginal Legal Service, the Prisoner’s Legal Service and the private bar. In 2000, Ian moved to the Northern Rivers and has worked as a solicitor in private practice since 2003. Ian has been a Buttery Director since 2014.
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Rosemary Warnock

Rosemary Warnock is a Principal of The Adelante Group, an executive mentoring partnership with participant’s based in Australia, New Zealand and Singapore. Formerly CEO of Castrol Asia Pacific based in Singapore, Rosemary enjoyed a 23-year career with BP to global leadership level, in Australia, London & Singapore. Upon returning to Australia, she completed a six-month assignment as Interim CEO of the Clean Energy Council in 2008, followed by an appointment as a panel member for the independent review of the Environment Protection & Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act. Rosemary is an Independent Director of Steel & Tube Holdings New Zealand.  
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Jenna Bateman

Ms Jenna Bateman has worked in the mental health sector for 25 years and is a passionate advocate for mental health reform. Jenna has co-authored documents on social inclusion, trauma informed care and recovery-oriented practice and has driven accredited training qualifications and supported the Mental Health Peer Work qualification development. She was appointed to the NSW Mental Health Commission task force and helped develop the NSW Strategic Plan. Jenna was a founding member of Community Mental Health Australia (CMHA). She is currently CEO of the Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC), which she also held from 2000-2017. Jenna is a qualified Mental Health Nurse and has a Bachelor of Arts Master’s Degree in Community Management.
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Jane Enter

Jane Enter is a senior psychologist and psychotherapist at First Light Healthcare in Byron Bay. From 2001-2004, Jane was the Team Leader at The Buttery’s Residential Therapeutic Community. Jane has her own private practice, teaches for the Australian Association of Buddhist Counsellors and Psychotherapists, is a consultant to several organisations and supervises clinicians in individual and group contexts. She is also the resident psychologist on Bay FM radio’s Above the Fray show with Fern Freitas.
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Riley O’Hanlon

Riley O’Hanlon is the Culturability Accreditation Program Manager at Multicultural Australia and leads the operations of their accreditation product, which aims to create welcoming spaces for culturally diverse individuals. Before this role, Riley was the National Manager for QIP Consulting, a health and community services consulting firm specialising in quality and compliance. Riley maintains a strong contractor relationship with QIP Consulting and now runs her own consulting firm, Soteria, which specialises in similar areas of interest in the health and community space.
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Catherine Hillard

Cathy is a proud Bundjalung and South Sea Islander woman. Cathy's education has come from lived experience and through the Western education system. Cathy has a Bachelor of Social Science, a Bachelor of Social Work, and a Master of Arts by thesis. Cathy’s research involved a comparative study between the Yolgnu people in Yirrkala, Arnhem Land and the Bundjalung people within the Bundjalung Nation in NSW. Cathy currently works as a Justice advocate, working with people with cognitive impairments who are involved with the police and criminal justice system. Cathy has worked as a therapeutic specialist with children in out-of-home care and their biological or foster families.