|Mart Rampe has been the Chairman of the ERC Limited for 11 years. His involvement with ERC Limited commenced in 1973 when he worked as a student labourer on the construction of the Taara Gardens Hostel. Mart is a geologist, having completed a BSc (Applied Geology) from the University of NSW in 1973, and is a Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (Chartered Professional), Mineral Industry Consultant's Association and a member of the Australasian Institute of Geoscientists. Since 1985 he has been the principal of the Harvest Group of companies which consult to the minerals and environmental industries. He has served on the Boards of several ASX listed and unlisted companies.|
|Krista Ford - Krista completed her secondary schooling at Picton High School and went on to gain qualifications as a maths and science teacher. From 1969, she combined her teaching skills with extensive world travel, including stints as translator in Holland for 4 years, a maths and science teacher in the United Arab Emirates for 10 years, book keeping in Dallas, Texas for 12 years and then 4 years in China where she taught English to large multi-national corporate clients. Since her return to Australia in 1999, she has been actively involved as a carer and liaison for the elderly at Taara Gardens in Thirlmere and Queen Victoria Gardens in Picton and has been the Secretary of the ERC Board since 2000.
|Peeter Muttik - has been a member of ERC Board since 2004 . He is also a long serving member of the Board of the Estonian Society of Sydney, Chairman of the Organising Committees for the 2005 and 2012 Eesti Paevad Australia-wide Estonian Festivals and is a past long-standing performing member of the Sydney Estonian Folk Dancing Group, 'Virmalised'.
On a professional level he is currently Chief Engineer, Solutions Group, Alstom Grid Australia Limited. He is a member of the Institution Of Engineers Australia (CP Eng (NPER), Institute Of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Chairman of Standards Association of Australia Committee EL34 (Power Quality) and Member CIGRE Australian Panels B4 (HVDC and SVC) and C4 (Interference).
|Lea Holm - Lea is typical of the post war immigration of Estonians to Australia. Arriving in Perth in 1948, she immediately began an extensive career in nursing, first at Royal Perth Hospital in Perth and then at John James Private Hospital in Canberra.
She has always been involved in Estonian communities wherever she has lived. For the 2000 Olympics, she acted as an Estonian interpreter and translator, focusing specifically in the medical field. As a result, she was granted NAATI accreditation in Estonian/English.
Lea was also appointed a Justice of the Peace in 1996 and has been a director on the ERC for 10 years.
|Tony Moll - Tony has been on the Board of the ERC since 2003. As the owner and operator of his own construction company (Esto Projects), Tony was involved in the construction of numerous Self Care units and Hostel 2 at Taara Gardens in the 1990's and 2000's. His construction businesss has extensive experience in residential through to commercial developments.|
|Ingrid Tartu - Ingrid has been involved in the Estonian community for many years. In particular, she spent ten summers, caring for the children at Sorve camp as a Leader and the Sorve Nurse. This was followed by a governance role at Taara Gardens where for the past eight years, she has served as a director of the ERC Board. Her qualifications include: Registered Nurse (RAHC), Dip OHS (ASQC), Dip PM (ACPM), MN (UTAS), Clinical Fellow (JBI), Honor Society of Nursing- Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) and currently, Doctorate of Health Candidate (UTAS).
|Hillar Raniko - Hillar has always supported Estonian cultural activities & hopes to continue to do so well into the future. He has been a member and a director of the ERC for 9 years.
Hillar was a member of the Australian volleyball team for several years which culminated in him representing Australia in the World Cup in Argentina in 1982.
Having moved to Sydney in the early 1980s, Hillar then established his own construction business and has been involved in the building industry for over 30 years.
|The Board wishes to acknowledge Imbi Chad and Tonis Kase who recently retired as Directors of the Board. In particular, the Board recognises Imbi's significant contribution during her time with the ERC, having been a Director since 1999 and serving both as Treasurer and Chairman.|