The Management Team has a diverse range of experience, both in and outside the organisation. We know each individual and their families and work comfortably with a “hands on” approach to all aspects of support as and when required.

Ann Greer

Manager

Ann has a long-term relationship with Community Connection and joined the staff as Manager in 2006. She was part of the team with Daisy Kellie and Sharon Yoxall that developed the concept of Community Connection. She has particular skills in the areas of behavioural strategies, communication and lifestyle planning, and in 2015 travelled to Vancouver to present her ideas of “Where to Now” at the Claiming Full Citizenship International Conference.

Melita Benn

Financial Coordinator

Melita commenced with Community Connection in 1995. Melita is responsible for all aspects of Community Connection’s financial affairs, reporting to our funding bodies and rosters. Melita is also responsible for coordination of the services for individuals and families who self-manage.

Peggy Campbell

HR Coordinator, WH&S Representative and Lifestyle Coordinator

Peggy commenced with Community Connection in 2001. Peggy’s primary role covers all aspects of recruitment, training, and Work, Health & Safety for Lifestyle Assistants, as well as coordinating for a small number of individuals and families. Peggy is passionate about finding the perfect match between the person receiving support and their chosen Lifestyle Assistant.

Marie Cameron

Lifestyle Coordinator

Marie commenced with Community Connection in 2015. Marie works closely with individuals and families to establish an in-depth, personalised plan to assist the individual and their team to develop a meaningful and inclusive life in the community.

Jo-Ann Rehbein

Lifestyle Coordinator

Jo-Ann commenced with Community Connection in 2003.Jo-Ann works closely with Individuals and families to establish an in-depth, personalised plan to assist the individual and their team to develop a meaningful and inclusive life in the community.

Louise Dulvarie

Lifestyle Coordinator

Louise (Lu) started as a Lifestyle Assistant with Community Connection in 2012 and took up the post of Lifestyle Coordinator in 2016. Lu works closely with Individuals and families to establish an in-depth, personalised plan to assist the individual and their team to develop a meaningful and inclusive life in the community.

Tracey Symonds

Lifestyle Coordinator

Tracey commenced with Community Connection in 2017. Tracey works closely with individuals and families to establish an in-depth, personalised plan to assist the individual and their team to develop a meaningful and inclusive life in the community.

Petrice Alberich

Support Coordinator

Petrice started as a Lifestyle Assistant with Community Connection in 2014 and took up the post of Support Coordinator in 2016. Petrice’s role is to provide assistance to strengthen Individuals/Families abilities to connect to and coordinate informal, mainstream and funded supports in a complex service delivery environment.

Margaret Spears

Support Coordinator

Margaret started with Community Connection in 2017 as a Support Coordinator. Margaret’s role is to provide assistance to strengthen Individuals/Families abilities to connect to and coordinate informal, mainstream and funded supports in a complex service delivery environment.

Rhonda Storen

Administration Assistant

Rhonda commenced with Community Connection in 2015 and works in all areas of administration including reception and processing pays every fortnight for over 100 staff members. Rhonda will usually be one of the first people you speak with when you contact our office.

Geraldine Groves

Administration Assistant

Geraldine previously worked for Community Connection, she re-commenced  in 2016 and works mainly in reception, on the days that Rhonda is processing payroll and engages in all areas of administration.

 

Our Lifestyle Coordinators work with a holistic approach and are skilled in assisting with all aspects of an individual’s life, including health plans, behavioural strategies and the implementation of behavioural plans. Lifestyle coordinators support both the individual, their family and the larger team to achieve their goals.