Board of Governance
Treasurer - Ray Brindley

Ray has extensive experience in social services.  He spent 20 years in the NSW Police Force, 10 years as a business manager at ANSTO, 6 years as a pastor and 10 years in Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation services.  

Ray holds a Bachelor of Business, Diploma of Ministry and a Diploma of Justice Administration.  He has been the CEO of Wayback Ltd (a Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Service) since 2008 where his principle responsibilities are to strategize future directions and oversee daily operations. Ray continues to pastor at a local church and enjoys cycling and playing the saxophone in his spare time.

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President - To be advised

To be advised.

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Vice President - Sue Jefferies

Sue has an extensive history as a Registered Nurse in Corrections; working in the field since 1977.  From 1990 to 2000, Due worked as the Clinical Nurse Consultant (CNC) responsible for co-ordinating the Prison Methadone Program, and she has worked as CNC responsible for co-ordinating the treatment for those participants entering the Drug Court Program since 2000. Currently, Sue is a valuable member of the Drug Court Team located at Parramatta Court Complex.  In her spare time, Sue shows ongoing passion about Cricket & the Sydney Swans and spiritually she engages in Tibetan Buddhism.

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Secretary - Jo Wodak

Jo Wodak has degrees in Literature, and in the History and Philosophy of Science. She has worked in a range of educational contexts, including secondary, tertiary and in prisons. Until her recent retirement she worked in the strategic policy and panning division of Corrective Services NSW. She is currently an official visitor for mental health and for custodial services, a volunteer primary school ethics teacher, a volunteer at the Wayside chapel, co editor of various Australia21 publications, and a research assistant in a prisoner employment project being conducted by UNSW.

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Miriam Sorensen

Miriam worked as a registered nurse, having qualifications in Midwifery, Nursing and Education. Miriam retired as a nurse in 2014 and since then she has served as a volunteer in many organisations.  In addition, she has recently spent time providing education to community care workers in a not-for-profit organisation.  Miriam is passionate about the welfare of women and children, so they may thrive and grow to live in joy, achievement and satisfaction, in community. Phoebe House is a way to assist them to reach these goals.

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Claire McMahon

A qualified social worker with 5 years of experience assisting women to transition from prison into the community. She is currently the Senior Transition Worker at the Community Restorative Centre (CRC).

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Sarah Etter

To be advised.

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Sue Kirby

To be advised.

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