|Mart Rampe - Chairman. Mart has been the Chairman of the ECFA Limited for 12 years. His involvement with ECFA 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. During 2015-2017, Mart was also the Chairman of the Estonian House Co-Operative Society Limited.|
|Dr Peeter Muttik - Deputy Chairman. Peeter has been a member of ECFA Board since 2004 . He is also a long serving member of the Board of the Estonian Society of Sydney, Inc., 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 Technical Director, Grid Solutions (GE Grid Australia Pty Limited). He is a member of the Institution Of Engineers Australia (CP Eng (PER), 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).
|Dr Juho Loover - Secretary. Juho has been involved in many Committees for most of his life. He has previously been a Director on the Board of the Sydney Estonian house Co-Op. He has been singing with Lõke for a few years now, and sang at the last Laulupidu in Eesti. Now retired, he worked as a psychometrician in Australia and internationally, consulting with various governments. Growing up in Sydney, he was involved with Estonian dancing, singing, Estonian school, scouts, volleyball, etc. This is his 50th year playing volleyball, a sport where he has had a long career; he was Australia’s leading referee for close to 20 years, an internationally qualified coach, became President of NSW for several years. Over the past 20 years he has also been involved with horses, becoming a National Judge and a course designer, and is still Secretary of Australia’s largest equestrian club. Apart from his doctorate, Juho has a Masters in Human Movement Science.|
Kaili Ford - Treasurer. Growing up in the UAE and USA, Kaili has always sought-out and cherished Estonian culture and heritage organisations around the world. Since moving to Australia in 2000, she has dedicated her time working in the background to support the Thirlmere Estonian Community and is committed to supporting the ECFA to further develop and support Estonian culture in Australia. Kaili is degree-qualified in Industrial/Organisational Psychology, and is currently the Head of Organisational Capability for a NSW critical infrastructure company. She has previously been on the Executive Training Board of the Australian Mines and Metals Association, and the Sector Standing Committee for a national industry training council. She regularly presents at conferences on leadership, change management and systematic thinking.
|Maie Barrow - Director. Maie has been involved with the Estonian community in Australia for most of her life. Growing up in Adelaide she did all the usual things, Estonian school, guides, folk dancing sport and participating in the activities at Estonian House. Since coming to live in Sydney she has taken an active interest in the Estonian community. A qualified archivist, she has been the honorary archivist of the Estonian Archives in Australia for more than 20 years. She and her team of volunteers have created a valuable resource for preserving the Estonian heritage in Australia. Maie has curated many exhibitions in other cities and lectured on the lives of Estonians in Australia both here and abroad. Maie was a director of the Estonian House Co-operative Society for 16 years and the chairman of the Estonian Festival in Sydney in 2000. She is the Chairman of the Council of Estonian Societies in Australia (2015-2018 ). She graduated from Adelaide University with a B.Sc (Hons) in Organic Chemistry and later worked at University College, London for 7 years on the staff as a research assistant in the School of Chemistry. On her return to Australia she completed a B.A. in French and later a M.Sc in Chemistry. After being appointed as the honorary archivist for EAA she completed a Masters degree in Information Management. Maie served on the UNSW University Council for two years, as deputy chair of the Kensington Colleges for the same time and on the U Committee, a charity committee of UNSW for 34 years, including 5 as President.|
|Ingrid Tartu - Director. Ingrid has been involved in the Estonian community for many years. In particular, she spent ten summers, caring for the children at Sõrve camp as a Leader and the Sõrve 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 ECFA 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 - Director. 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 ECFA 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. Hillar is also a director of the Estonian House Co-Operative Society Limited.