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Current Committee Members

President:

Helen Storer

Vice President:

Daren Nimmo

Treasurer:

David Burns

Senior Mentor:

Tanya Keed

Secretary: 

Pamela Stiff

Youth Liaison Officer: 

Jenny Lazarus


Helen Storer: After a long Public Service career as an Administrator and Executive Assistant, Helen retired in 2004 and studied full time to acquire qualifications to assist young people. She earned a Diploma in Life Coaching and is a fully qualified workplace trainer and assessor. With her own family grown up and living independently, Helen has incorporated The Foundary as a non profit organization designed to mentor and empower young people to assist them gain life skills and work experience.


Daren Nimmo: Daren has used the experience he gained playing competitive Australian Rules Football, Rugby League, Cricket and Volleyball, to help coach and mentor young men and women through sports. Daren has the patience and dedication required to help young people see the light at the end of the tunnel. Daren helps young people gain real life coping skills to form the foundation for a happy life.


David Burns: David is a qualified CPA who runs his own accounting business. He has a gift for assisting people make the best of their financial resources. He relates well to young people and his practical suggestions for how to budget their income are much appreciated.


Tanya Keed: Our Indigenous Liaison Officer, Tanya is currently studying for a Bachelor of Social Work. She is qualified in Drug & Alcohol treatment and prevention and has worked with Indigenous women at the Andrew Machonachie Centre.


Pamela Stiff: More information coming soon.


Jenny Lazarus: Jenny is passionate about assisting others. She is trained in sign language for the deaf and has spent time counselling disadvantaged people in Life Skills, such as budgeting and bringing order to their lives, so they are able to continue their Public Housing  tenancy. She is currently training to become even more proficient in sign language in order to translate for groups.