The Committee

President: dr dale spender  AM  FRSA

She has a background in writing, public speaking, broadcasting and academic/ educational consulting. A former chair of the Copyright Agency Limited (CAL) and former deputy chair of the State Library of Queensland, dale cofounded Second Chance.

Treasurer: Marjorie Morton

Marjorie Morton has been the treasurer since Second Chance became an incorporated body.  Trained originally as a radiation therapist, she founded a food brokerage business which has morphed into a national company. She cofounded Second Chance.

Secretary: Kate Tully

Kate Tully is CEO of YWCA Queensland, a women-led community organisation active in areas including: community housing, women’s shelters, disability, training and women’s leadership. Qualified as a writer and editor, Kate has been active in social justice for more than 20 years.

Kathleen Noonan

Kathleen Noonan is a Brisbane-based journalist and weekly columnist. She has a broad career in journalism, having started reporting in rural Queensland before moving to Brisbane, UK and South Africa, where she worked as reporter, sub-editor and senior feature writer.

Margo McLay

Margo’s a pig farmer’s daughter from Yetman, ex nurse, tertiary qualified, with over 20 years in business and consulting in the corporate sector, recruitment & health industries. By running the 2011 New York Marathon and the Buenos Aires Marathon in 2012, she raised $8000 for Second Chance.

Zara Sexton

Zara has been involved with Second Chance since its inception. She is currently on parental leave from her role in professional services business development while juggling three little girls.


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