Meet the Team
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Kate is a seasoned nonprofit leader with significant experience in organisational development and change management. Kate has a lifelong focus on issues affecting women, children and young people and has been active in this area for more than 25 years. She brings a strategic and strengths-based approach to her work with Jabiru.
General Manager - Operations
Helena joined Jabiru in 2021 and has strategic and operational experience across various professional services. Helena has broad experience developing and implementing successful business solutions for both non-profit and corporate organisations. She has a proven track record providing solutions that drive business performance and a strong interest in building culture in purpose-led organisations.
GM - Quality, Innovation & Risk
Leanne is a relationship and results driven executive leader with over 20 years’ experience advocating for children and young people in the not for profit sector. Working extensively in organisational child safeguarding and continuous improvement and the management of quality, compliance and financial viability of OSHC and Community services.
Lyn joined Jabiru in 2021. Lyn is a Chartered Accountant with experience in audit, non-profit and commercial roles. Lyn is passionate about working for organisations that support children and families to achieve their full potential.
Behaviour and Inclusion Specialist
Jacinta joined the team in 2022. Jacinta has worked with children for over 11 years, predominantly with children with special needs. Jacinta has worked as an OSHC educator, OSHC leader, Teacher aide, Home disability carer for children, and Teacher before becoming a Behaviour and Inclusion specialist. Connect with Jacinta on LinkedIn.
Quality, Assurance and Risk Manager
Jo joined Jabiru in 2023 and has over 15 years experience working in the early childhood sector and OSHC. Jo has extensive knowledge and experience across specialist areas such as Governance and Risk, Compliance, and Risk, People and Culture, and Operations. Jo leads, monitors and advises on projects as they relate to Quality, Innovation and Risk for the organisation as well as quality improvement initiatives, risk management, WH&S and process and systems development.
Senior Coordinator – Communities
Shannae is a dedicated and degree qualified Human Services worker with a passion for child safeguarding and wellbeing. Shannae's previous roles include Family Support, Indigenous Community Inclusion, and Child Safeguarding. Shannae also worked for the Police force for over six years. Connect with Shannae on LinkedIn.
Casey has worked in the OSHC sector for six years. She started as an Education Leader before progressing to Area Manager. Casey has a passion for working with Children and Educators to enhance their experience in OSHC. She currently oversees six OSHC services, to support Service Managers to successfully provide high quality support and care to children and families. Day-to-day, you'll find Casey visiting each service, ensuring excellence is achieved, and that Service Managers are supported. Connect with Casey on LinkedIn.