Chief Executive Officer

Nerita Waight

Nerita completed her Bachelor of Arts and Laws at Melbourne University in 2011 whilst undertaking a cadetship through the Australian Taxation Office. In 2012, Nerita commenced a traineeship with the Victorian Government Solicitors Officer where she was able to undertake her practical legal training whilst undertaking exciting work in various branches.

Moricia Vrymoet is a Gunditjmara woman from the southwest Victoria. Moricia leads VALS legal service practices, as Director of Legal Services. She also assists with organisation strategy and a number of key strategic projects. Recently, Moricia has provided leadership and oversight to facilitate the establishment of the new Wirraway practice, VALS specialist legal and litigation practice.

Director Executive & Corporate Services

Kerryn Airs

A member of the Executive Management Team Kerryn works to achieve VALS goals and objectives of addressing the causes and effects of the disadvantage of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders within the justice system and improving quality and efficiency of service delivery and efficiency to access high quality and culturally appropriate legal aid services.

Chief Financial Officer

Trevor Plowman

Trevor Plowman has extensive experience in Financial services delivery and administration and leads the VALS Finance Unit, encompassing all key financial and risk management review.

Executive Assistant to CEO

Eloise Noske

Statewide Community Justice Program Leader

Lee-Anne Carter