Gally Dakers
CEO/Reverend
Director of the Board

Prior to founding The Hope Centre, Gally owned and operated her own successful businesses. An ordained Reverend for over fifteen years, Gally has helped people with issues relating to addiction, marriage, and food insecurity. Gally is one of the co founders of the Hope Centre with her husband, Jeff. Since the beginning Gally has worked tirelessly to ensure the continual growth of The Hope Centre.


Jeff Dakers
CEO/Reverend
Director of the Board

Jeff has served in the army forces, owned his own businesses and is a former police officer. An ordained Reverend for 15 years, ministering to people with issues relating to addiction, marriage, and food insecurity. The co founder of the Hope Centre with his Wife, Gally. Jeff has worked in the Hope Centre since the beginning.


Jude White
Manager Hope Centre
Director of the Board

Jude has been involved in her own business for 16 years with her husband. She has an integral part of the running the Hope Centre for the last 9 years. She is also an active board member.

Andrew Strarford
Director of the Board

After 28 years in local government, including ten years in senior management, Andrew is a crucial member of The Hope Centre. His experience and relevant qualifications make him adept at developing board structures and strategy development.


Seval Dorfer
Director of the Board

Seval Dorfer holds a Masters Honors in Health Science (Nursing) and has been a Cardiac Nurse working at St Vincents Hospital and The Wollongong Hospital, in the areas of Acute Coronary Care, Heart Transplant and Clinical Research for over 30 years. Seval was a founding member of the Hope Centre and continues to serve on it’s board.