You Choose Board

Board of Directors

David Bliss

David is an extensively experienced educator – currently Principal of St Andrews Lutheran College on the Gold Coast and formerly Executive Director of Lutheran Education Queensland.

He is a member of the Queensland Council of Teachers Board and the Independent Schools Queensland Board. David is an acknowledged authority on contemporary practice in corporate governance as a graduate of the prestigious Company Directors course of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Leanne Smyth

Leanne holds a Bachelor of Laws from Sydney University and is currently Manager Legal Quality Assurance and Compliance at IAG Insurance.

She has professional specialisations in Compliance, Governance, Quality Assurance and Risk Assessment. 

Leanne has a career interest and personal commitment to building safer communities; and actively seeks opportunities to use her professional skills and heart-for-servce for social well-being projects.

Glenn Payne

Glenn is a highly qualified and multi-award-winning IT Senior Executive; with a diverse background as Chief Information Officer, CEO and Founder of numerous not-for-profit and social-purpose organisations.

In addition to his Major Information Systems Degree and MBA, Glenn brings a personal passion for governance, philanthropy and innovation to his role as non-executive director at YOU CHOOSE.

Glenn places his skills and energy into the service of many charitable oversight, planning and management committees.



Todd Cole

Todd holds Bachelor Degrees in both Commerce and International Business. He is an accredited Financial Analyst, Planner and Advisor; and an Associate at Wilsons Advisory.

Todd’s expertise in governance, budget & forecasting oversight, and financial probity is invaluable to auditing, independence and due diligence in his role as Acting Chair of YOU CHOOSE.

He is active in Youth community engagement and has a genuine personal investment in youth wellbeing and safety.

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