With over 20 years’ experience working in the not for profit sector, Lynne, using a collaborative, solutions-focused approach, has a proven record of ensuring that the not for profits she leads, grow and prosper. Her passion and commitment to the children, families and community she serves is evidenced by her many Board appointments, particularly her 10 years’ as Board Chair of Family Day Care Australia.
Lynne has a vision for all children which is guided by the belief that every child’s life that is touched helps build a caring community, and in turn builds a community of children that care for those around them.
Worked for 35 years at the Royal Hobart Hospital and in private practice as a Consultant Paediatrician. Also worked in West Africa. Graham Bury was an elected Councillor at Kingborough Council and served as Mayor for 9 years. Board member and Chairman of the Board of a Private School in Hobart. Patron of Education Ambassadors Tasmania.
His extracurricular activities included; involvement as a Tasmanian and National Board member of The Save the Children Australia, served as National Chairman of the organisation for 2 years.
Kerry currently works for the Kingborough and Huon Business Enterprise Centre as a Business Advisor where he assists local businesses start up, give ongoing guidance and assist them in their future growth. He also assists established businesses with any need they may have.The majority of Kerry’s Career was working in the Banking and Finance Industry dedicated to working with small to medium sized businesses. He has also worked in event management and marketing. Kerry have a passion for working with the local community and obtain great pleasure is seeing people achieve their dreams.
Simon is married with three children and runs his financial planning business in Kingston. Simon became aware of Kingston Neighbourhood house through an association with Kingborough Helping hands and the indomitable Edna Pennicott. He is keen to assist the house continue to make a difference in the Kingston community.
Tasmanian born, Sue is married with three children. Her love and care of people grew from an early position in public relations and continues after a career of more than 35 years in Marketing
Sue has had strong and longstanding ties with the tourism, leisure and hospitality communities; she also worked closely with many local charities, organisations and major events; she has a passion for natural healing and is a qualified massage therapist.
With an earlier corporate career in HR and Business Management and, with a lifelong interest in Health and Wellbeing, Laraine “morphed” into becoming a qualified Pilates Instructor around 25 years ago and has been running her own Pilates studio in Kingston, Tas for over a decade. Pure Pilates is a specialized studio helping clients rehabilitate from injury and chronic pain issues.
Laraine’s involvement as a Board Member of Kingston Neighbourhood House management committee was spurred from a desire to help Kingston Neighbourhood House continue to serve the community while concurrently building on its scope of services for those in need of support.Laraine has served on the Board for approximately two years. Her current role on the Board is that of Public Officer.
Having worked in the community sector for most of her working life, Justine calls the not for profit space her ‘career home’. The impact that effective and well managed service provision can have in individuals lives inspires Justine in her daily work in the aged care sector.
With qualifications in business, management, community services, leadership and governance and over 20 years of experience in the not for profit environment, Justine is well positioned to broaden her influence for the benefit of the Kingston Neighbourhood House.
We are happy to hear your ideas
Please let us know if you have any ideas about any local issues you would like to see the Centre working on, or any courses, activities or programs you would like to happen here.