Our Board

Legal Bali Board

YAYASAN SAMIARSA SEMINYAK

CHAIRMAN:A.Agung Made Sutama SH
ADVISOR:A.A Putu Harwati
SECRETARY:A.A Putu Puspita Dewi
TREASURERI Gusti Agung Putu Adnyana
 SUPERVISOR:A.A Harry Sutama
Operating Board

Board of Management

Mike Dolbey
Chairman

Mike is the co-owner and director of the Visual Entertainment Group, Australia’s largest independent producer and distributor of DVD product. Mike founded the company 20 years ago and during this time mentored and provided opportunities for many young people. His expertise and commitment in this manner is now working to the benefit of the Bali Children Foundation.

Mike is a member of the prestigious Carbine Club and The Australian Club and is currently engaged in business development projects in Indonesia.

Paul Wheelton AM KSJ
Board Member

Paul obtained his first Budget franchise in 1986 and now represents the largest franchise holder within the Budget System in Australia. He is currently Chairman of the Budget Licensee council.

On the Board of several NFP organisations, Paul was Chair of Life Education Victoria for over ten years. He is on the Board of Directors for the Order of Australia Association and Box Hill Hawks Football Club. Paul is also involved with his local church and Rotary.

He is a valued and committed board member of Bali Children Foundation, traveling frequently to Bali to assist with projects.

Margaret Barry OAM DSJ
Founder

Marg Barry is the inspirational founder and leader of the Bali Children Foundation. Based in Bali for over 29 years, Marg owned and managed a highly successful fashion, gifts and homeware business, MAGG Bali.

Marg has considerable experience in vocational and educational projects throughout Bali and it was her work in these fields which led to the establishment of the Bali Children Foundation.

A. Agung Made Sutama SH
Ketua YSS

Agung is a Seminyak-based Balinese lawyer. He is a well-known and very personable Seminyak identity, who has worked on community service projects from a young age.

Agung has expanded his vision to include the whole of Bali and sees community-based education initiatives as the most important way to make a difference.

Australian Directors

Paul Wheelton AM KSJ
Chairman

Paul obtained his first Budget franchise in 1986 and now represents the largest franchise holder within the Budget System in Australia. He is currently Chairman of the Budget Licensee council.

On the Board of several NFP organisations, Paul was Chair of Life Education Victoria for over ten years. He is on the Board of Directors for the Order of Australia Association and Box Hill Hawks Football Club. Paul is also involved with his local church and Rotary.

He is a valued and committed board member of Bali Children Foundation, traveling frequently to Bali to assist with projects.

Lindsay Beer
Secretary

Lindsay is founder and owner of Chatsworth Constructions, Roof Distributors and Majon Kitchens. Lindsay has dedicated over 30 years of his life to children’s water-skiing education and training and is also the founder of the Lake Cooper Training School of Water-skiing. He has raised over $500,000 single-handedly with Variety over the past 7 years through fund raising with his bash car. The Bash is a car rally touring throughout Outback Australia to raise money for the underprivileged children through Variety Club. Lindsay is also a Board member of Life Education Victoria, educating children on drug awareness, alcoholism and obesity. Lindsay’s vision is to pro-actively change the lives of underprivileged children and their families.

Angela Wheelton

After many years as a senior business leader, Angela believes that education and learning is the lifelong process of acquiring vital skills and tools to build a sustainable, successful and prosperous life.

In 2016, Angela began a new position with Wheelton Philanthropy. With a desire to educate the broader community about the possibilities and opportunities in all areas of Philanthropy, Wheelton Philanthropy looks at key trends around the Globe and seeks to spread the message of positive and engaged Philanthropy for families and the broader community.

Angela is very proud to support Bali Children Foundation – an organisation that values education and learning.

Advisory Board

Lindsay Beer
Chairman

Lindsay is founder and owner of Chatsworth Constructions, Roof Distributors and Majon Kitchens. Lindsay has dedicated over 30 years of his life to children’s water-skiing education and training and is also the founder of the Lake Cooper Training School of Water-skiing. He has raised over $500,000 single-handedly with Variety over the past 7 years through fund raising with his bash car. The Bash is a car rally touring throughout Outback Australia to raise money for the underprivileged children through Variety Club. Lindsay is also a Board member of Life Education Victoria, educating children on drug awareness, alcoholism and obesity. Lindsay’s vision is to pro-actively change the lives of underprivileged children and their families.

Ashlea Beer
Secretary

Ashlea is a Victorian Primary School teacher who is passionate about children’s education.

Mark Whately

Mark Whately is the Managing Director of a specialist electronic sheet metal manufacturing company in Perth, Western Australia. For 30 years now Mark has supported children’s charities in Australia, Indonesia, Africa & Cambodia. Having sat on many Volunteer Boards in the not for profit sector his passion is in all areas of children’s philanthropy and he is proud to be a team member of Bali Children Foundation.

Nicole Porritt

Nicole is a wife and mother of 3 children who has been visiting Bali on a regular basis for the past 15 years.   Nicole has a wealth of experience in fundraising and event organizing and has bought her specialized skills to BCF with fervent passion and dedication.  Nicole believes every child deserves an education and works tirelessly heading up the organisation of Melbourne Bright Futures luncheons attracting hundreds of generous philanthropists each year.

Sandra Bell

For over 20 years, Sandra has been an integral part of organising the very successful Ray White Surfers Paradise Muscular Dystrophy Ball which has raised over $3 million dollars to date. Sandra is passionate about helping children with disabilities and the disadvantaged in all walks of life. She also has been involved with “Share the Dignity” which supplies low income women with essential personal hygiene needs, St. Joseph’s Indian School, and The Kidney Foundation. Sandra came on board with BCF 3 years ago by holding the very first Bali Diva Lunch on the Gold Coast, in Queensland. With her fundraising abilities, these Events are now “SOLD OUT” within weeks and have managed to raise thousands of dollars and also, enabled many Australians to personally sponsor a child. Her passion for helping the Bali Children Foundation has literally , as she says “Changed her life”.

Leigh O’Neill

Leigh has worked in the advertising industry for over 30 years and, as a frequent traveller to Bali, she and her family formed a relationship with one of the children’s homes there. She is passionately aligned with the philosophy of Bali Children Foundation in providing education to break the cycle and happily supports them with fundraising and events.

Braden Smith
Treasurer

Brayden is an Account Executive at the Bank of Melbourne and has been assisting BCF Australia since moving to Melbourne in 2016. Brayden joins the board as treasurer and is passionate about spreading awareness of underprivileged children and the enormous impact education can have on their life, particularly at a young age. Brayden holds a Bachelor of Commerce with experience in banking & finance, transport and e-Commerce industries.

Kristen Edmonds

Kristen is an Australian lawyer and university lecturer, who owns a successful legal and business consultancy. She is passionate about education and the influence it can have on changing the lives of individuals and their communities. Kristen has been lived in Asia for 15 years with her three young boys; educating them in the diversity of cultures that sit on Australia’s doorstep.

Ambassadors

Debbie Amelsvoort

Sean Bell

Amanda Bruce

Deanne Bulstrode

Helen D’Silva

Claudia Ferrari

Anthony Fletcher

Tom Hickman

Shush Ingram

Jesse Kirley

Angus Tinworth

Heather Wheelton