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Neil has worked in not for profits for over 17 years, including churches, World Vision Australia and has been on many local community grassroots committees. He has a passion to help organisations across our nation make sure that children are safe. Out of his role with ChildSafe he volunteers in a local sporting club, enjoys fitness and family time.
National Relationship Manager
Elliott combines over 25 years of sales, marketing and process management in the main from an industrial background welded with a passion for social justice and desire to see safety standards in the community sector improved. In his spare time he is President of a Melbourne sports club, encouraging children’s participation in outdoor activities.
Northern Relationship Manager
Joh is a passionate Team Builder and Teacher with many years of pastoral ministry and a long history developing youth, children and young adult programs, leading churches and adventure and outdoor education programs. He has been in senior leadership roles with many organisations including Bible Society Australia, Exiles Australia, Wesley Mission, as well as a number of churches across QLD. He is a Communicator, Musician, Comedian and Motivator and enjoys riding his motorcycle, singing and performing concerts. Joh is passionate about bringing a positive message of hope, grace and inspiration, helping people to discover the adventure’ that this life has for them.
“I believe I am called to encourage, teach and equip people. My heart is to invest into our children and our families, to ensure we create a generation who know they are safe to have a purpose and positive place in this world. I want Australia to be ChildSafe.”
Customer Service Officer
Pranothi has a background in HR Training, IT, Customer Service and Database Systems. After years of work within different organisations both in the corporate and Not for Profit sector, she is passionate about keeping children and vulnerable people safe.
Stefanie holds a B.Comm (Accounting) and is also a certified Xero advisor. She was a volunteer in a finance team at the local church and her experience has helped clients in their daily finance activities.
Jeffs’s leadership skills were developed over 33 years of service to education in the ACT including 10 years as Principal of Narrabundah College and five years as Director of School Programs. Jeff’s experience with NFP organisations comes from roles as Director SUACT and Safety Management Officer for SU Australia. Jeff is a problem solver, an expert in educational measurement and is experienced in accreditation processes. Jeff resided as the Chair of ChildSafe from 2011 – 2019
Paul brings his 20+ years experience as a lawyer acting for victims of child abuse to ChildSafe’s aim of protecting children.
Ruth is CEO of SU Tasmania. Ruth has been a teacher, outdoor instructor and carer for special needs youth. Her education includes a Masters in Business Administration and post graduate qualifications in Teaching and Conflict Management. She has been involved with SU since her school days and professionally for 17 years.
Trevor brings 30 years experience of serving in the not for profit sector with experience in program design, leadership and fundraising. He has a Bachelor of Arts majoring in psychology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Social Planning and is currently studying a Masters in Science with a focus on Marketing. A recipient of the ‘extra mile award’ from IHC New Zealand for his work with flour fortification to reduce neural tube defects, Trevor is currently an executive member of the Fundraising Institute of Australia and serving as Chair of the ACT Chapter.
Jen has held senior executive and lead roles – building organisational capability – in public, private and NFP sectors over the past 20 years with key strengths in the areas of governance, policy, risk, child protection, human resources, workplace relations and leading organisational change. Jen is a Fellow with the Australian Human Resources Institute, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, holds a bachelor degree in Applied Psychology and various other qualifications including in project management and investigations. Aside from work, Jen enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering and spending time with friends.