Board of Directors 2011-2013
Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria
Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV) Inc. was established in 1974 as a voluntary community based advocacy organisation.
Today, ECCV is the peak advocacy body representing ethnic and multicultural communities in Victoria.
ECCV's role includes representation, advocacy, policy development and capacity building.
ECCV delivers policy projects for key partners in areas of concern to our diverse community.
Joe Caputo OAM JP
Marion Lau OAM JP
|Assistant Secretary||Parsuram Sharma - Luital JP|
|Immediate Past Chair||Sam Afra JP|
Dr Graham Dettrick
Dr Christine Lee
Dr Apollo Nsubuga - Kyobe
Frank Williams (Regional Representative)
Policy Subcommittee Convenors
The 2012-2013 Board has reconvened the following policy subcommittees.
Health Policy subcommittee and Drug Task force
Workforce Participation policy subcommittee
|Aged Care Policy subcommittee|
|Youth Policy subcommittee|
|Women's Policy subcommittee|
|New and Emerging Communities Policy subcommittee|
|(One rotating regional member sits on ECCV Board)|
|Ballarat Regional Multicultural Council||Sundram Sivamalai|
|Loddon Campaspe Multicultural Services||Sudesh Tiwari|
|Ethnic Council of Shepparton and District||Maria Brown-Sheppard|
|Gippsland Ethnic Communities' Council||Dr Graham Dettrick|
|Sunraysia Mallee Ethnic Communities' Council||Peter Byrne|
|North East Multicultural Association||Rozi Parisotto|
Chairs of the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria
|Joe CAPUTO OAM JP||2011 - 2013|
|Sam AFRA JP||2007 - 2011|
|Marion LAU OAM JP (Acting Chair, then elected Chair)||2001—2003|
|George LEKAKIS AO||1997—2001|
|Anne ECKSTEIN (Acting Co-chair)||1988—1989|
|Wellington LEE OAM, OBE (Acting Co-chair)||1988—1989|
|Walter LIPPMAN Deceased||1975—1983|