The KFCE Executive Board is made up of people with extensive experience and love of working together to support our community to make it a great place to live, work and play.


Geoff Bowyer - Chair

Geoff has worked as a lawyer since 1978 in a variety of government, corporate and private sector roles, including a stint as a elected Council Member of City of Essendon.

Geoff is currently an accredited mediator at Central Mediation Victoria and an accredited Business Law Specialist - he is currently a director of Kangaroo Flat Community Enterprise and a member of the Victorian Legal Services Board.

Geoff has worked in many volunteer capacities in our local community and gets satisfaction in assisting organisations to develop.
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Alix Steed - Secretary

Alix works as a lawyer predominantly in estate and business succession planning. Alix currently works at Beck Legal; one of the most prominent and best practice Law Firms in Central Victoria. She loves being a part of KFCE to discuss ideas to enhance the Kangaroo Flat Community.


Sheryle Watson - Manager Bendigo Bank, Kangaroo Flat and KFCE Committee member

Sheryle has worked for the Bendigo Bank for the past 38 years and is currently the Branch Manager of the Kangaroo Flat Branch.
She has enjoyed being with the KFCE since 2016 and has loves to see the difference their various projects have made within the local community.


Lilly Miszewski - Treasurer

Lilly moved to Bendigo from Melbourne 30 years ago where she worked for a private enterprise and operated and managed her own business.

She has over 20 years’ experience in Local Government State Government in Bendigo, which
involved working with the business sector and various community groups for many years.

Lilly has also been an active board member for many business associations and community groups throughout the Bendigo Region. She particularly enjoys her involvement in the Kangaroo Flat Community Enterprise for the wonderful work this group does regarding projects and initiatives that they undertake.


Committee Members

Simon Perry

Stuart Johns

Greg McClure

Mark Rohde

Mick Mulqueen

Sarah Mulqueen

Chris Waites

Natalia March

Volunteer Grants Coordinator

Position Description

The Volunteer Grants Coordinator is a key position working with the Kangaroo Flat Community Enterprise in the evaluation of grant applications and working with community groups to progress them, ensuring that guidelines are met, and outcomes are achieved. This is an ideal role for someone with a passion for volunteering and aiding community development in the area.
The Kangaroo Flat Community Enterprise (KFCE) is a not for profit community company, formed by residents of Kangaroo Flat and Districts to provide community input into local initiatives, programs and facilities within Kangaroo Flat, Golden Square, Maiden Gully, Marong, Lockwood Big Hill and all areas in between. KFCE encourages charitable and not-for-profit organisations to apply for grants for projects and activities that offer clear public benefit for the community, contributing to its development in building social capital, community welfare, environmental, health, education or cultural areas. Having already donated more than $1m in major community projects and to local community groups such as junior and senior sporting groups, primary schools, fire brigades, dance groups, we are proud to be able to support a range of projects. Grants are open all year round.