David Perry, Networker
David has been with the Network since January 2007, but has worked in the Neighbourhood House sector since 1999, including coordinating a Neighbourhood House and a stint on the ANHLC Board. David is focused on assisting Neighbourhood Houses in the RANCH region to deliver on their mission statements. Providing support information and referral to RANCH members’ committees and staff is a key part of the work as is liaison with the Department of Human Services, local governments and other stakeholders.
David is generally available on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Carol Rasmussen, Administration Officer
Carol provides administrative support to the Network. Her work is central to the flow of organisational information and ensuring that RANCH events and meetings are well organised and productive.
In addition, Carol’s extensive experience as a Neighbourhood House Coordinator provides the Network with a sound working knowledge of the Coordinator role and the work that is required to achieve “good practice” within Neighbourhood Houses.
Trudy McNaught, Bookkeeper
Trudy is the finance contractor for the Network. Trudy’s depth of experience ensures that the finances are in order and the Committee and members are regularly informed of the state of the accounts.
Sue Birch, Networker (Project Officer)
Sue has been with RANCH since July 2015. Her role is primarily concerned with developing and implementing projects and strategies that will increase RANCH’s capacity to achieve its aims.
Sue also represents RANCH on the Combined Networks Group and is involved in the development of a number of sector wide initiatives to build capacity in the areas of community development, workforce training and development and community governance.