Meet The Team


Mandy Thompson

Mandy Thompson is a human services consultant with a unique skill set. She specialises in strategy development and implementation, change management, enterprise development for individuals and organisations in the public and private sector.

Management Committee

Debra Miles

Debra Miles has worked in the tertiary education sector in Australia since 1995 teaching across a wide array of undergraduate and postgraduate subjects in professional social work and women’s studies courses at James Cook University and Charles Darwin University.

Maryanne Hamilton

Maryanne Hamilton graduated from James Cook University with a Bachelor of Economics and Accounting and is CPA qualified. Maryanne has worked in Financial Planning and taxation for the past 10 years.

Jo-Anne Bentley-Davey

Jo has over seven years of experience in the human service sector working across a number of clinical and human service roles with local and state government departments and the not for profit sector. In particular Jo has worked in community development, youth justice, the disability sector and as an educator teaching counselling, community services and youth work. Jo works as a Community Planning and Engagement Officer at Townsville city Council.


Corporate Team
Chief Executive Officer Mandy Thompson
Quality Manager Teresa Smith
Finance / HR Manager Carolyn Adams
Executive Assistant / Fund-Raising Co-Ordinator Jan Leese


Wee Care Residential
Program Manager Lynne Josey



Shared Family Care
Program Manager Sharon Thorburn