Secretary - Kerry Thomas

Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the Individual & Family Services industry. Skilled in nonprofit organisations, crisis intervention, conflict resolution, child welfare, and psychotherapy. 

Strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) focused in Education and Psychology from University of Sydney. Experienced in not-for-profit governance and leadership. Accomplished speaker and trainer.

Treasurer - Terese Williams

Terese has formal qualifications in Accounting, Book-keeping and Training and Assessment and over 40 years working in business administration and financial management, Her expertise ensures the smooth running of services and that financial, legal and employment accountability requirements are all met. She is also a registered BAS agent, MYOB Professional Partner and Justice of the Peace.

Board Member - Amanda Collins

Amanda has worked in the children’s services sector for over 26 years. Amanda has a passion for developing innovative programs that make a difference. Amanda has a track record of strong project management and responsive leadership, delivering projects to meet KPI’s and funding specifications.

Amanda has successfully gained funding from State and Federal Governments to deliver capital works programs, mentoring programs and targeted programs to increase access and participation in Early Childhood education.

Amanda is driven by results based accountability practices that deliver positive outcomes for families and children. Amanda is part of a collective impact initiative that aims to raise community awareness on the importance of early literacy.

Amanda is committed to authentic inclusion and has supported over 50 different Early Childhood services successfully gain funding for a range of targeted programs.