Gaye has over 20 years’ experience as an executive and non-executive director in not-for-profit, government and business boards including the Sydney Paralympics Organising Committee, the Australian National Maritime Museum, the NSW Regional Development Advisory Council and Hunter TAFE. She was awarded the Centenary of Federation medal in 2003 in recognition of her service to international development as President of ACFID, a member of the Simons Committee to Review the Australian Overseas Aid Program and a member of the Foreign Minister’s Aid Advisory Council. In 1989 Gaye was made a Member of the Order of Australia for her services to the community through the Australian Bicentenary. In 2001 she was awarded a Doctorate in Education (honoris causa) in recognition of her contribution to education and training. Gaye joined the Board in 2010 and is a member of the Audit & Risk Committee and Chair of the Communications and Marketing Committee.