"I'm motivated by: For me satisfaction is being involved in effecting positive and meaningful change to people's lives. I strive to make a positive difference in my community, our country and hopefully one day throughout the world by supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged people and communities."Read more
Tim's area of expertise is corporate governance for the non-profit sector. Over the past 10 years, Tim has advised the senior management and Board of Directors for numerous non-profit organisations. Additionally, he has also supported the establishment, development and expansion of commercial enterprises, including the establishment of five enterprises that he is a partner in. Tim has experience in large scale project management, developing small businesses, and providing business and corporate governance advice to not-for-profit community organisations, businesses and government agencies.
In addition to his role as the Managing Director of a Queensland wide consulting, training and recruitment company based on the Sunshine Coast, Tim has been actively involved in community and projects and volunteering. He is currently an Executive Director of the not-for-profit Indigenous organisation Five Bridges Ltd, has been the Regional Chair of the Sunshine Coast Advisory Committee for the Institute of Managers and Leaders, and previously a committee member and Vice-President of the Kawana Chamber of Commerce. Tim is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders, he holds a Masters in Commercial Law, Bachelor of Business and Diploma of Project Management.Read less
"I'm motivated by: Helping people live a better life."Read more
Elaine Jobson is CEO of Jetts Australia. Elaine has more than 25 years in the fitness industry, and 15 years in other executive management roles, having previously worked in Europe, Asia and South Africa for Global brands such as Fitness First and Virgin Active but now calls Australia home. Elaine is passionate about building successful companies through great cultures and growing exceptional Leaders.Read less
"I'm motivated by: A sense of community, fairness and equality is my motivation. I strongly believe in ‘being the change you want to see in the world' and to do that, you must stand up for what you believe in and play an active role in society. I've lived and worked in many regional areas and I'm always in awe at how people rally together when it's needed the most. I hope my work on the Be board goes in some way to helping the lives of the elderly and most vulnerable in our community."Read more
Dante is a journalist and television producer with experience in regional and metropolitan newsrooms. He holds a Bachelor of Professional Communication and a Graduate Diploma in Journalism from RMIT University. Dante has spent time on youth advisory boards including for the Queensland Government.Read less
"I'm motivated by: A deep passion for health equity"Read more
Patricia Sparrow is a social policy leader and innovator with a passion for health equity. An experienced political and policy advocate she recently steered the aged care sector through the most turbulent period in its history including the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and the COVID19 pandemic.
Patricia is an outcome focused strategic thinker with extensive strategic stakeholder engagement skills. She has lead and worked with organisations representing people with lived experience, service providers, workforce, health professionals, corporate organisations and Government. She has worked in aged care, community development, disability services, youth affairs, health and intergovernmental relations. Patricia has been CEO of national member based peak bodies, worked within Government as both a Federal Ministerial Advisor and a State Government bureaucrat, and is an accomplished advocate for both not-for-profit service providers and older Australians.
This unique range of experiences means that Patricia’s leadership approach is strategic and nuanced, inclusive and collaborative.
Patricia’s breadth of knowledge, depth of experience and constructive approach enable her to achieve results that benefit the organisations she has worked for and those who rely on them.Read less
"I’m motivated by: assisting people in the community live a better life. I’m committed to our organisation assisting people age well."Read more
Sharee Webster joined Holmans in April 2007. Sharee manages the Holmans Maroochydore office, which was opened in April 2008. Sharee is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland, a Chartered Tax Adviser from the Taxation Institute of Australia and a Registered Tax Agent. In July 2016, Sharee obtained her Diploma of Financial Planning, allowing her to be a licensed Financial Adviser.
Prior to joining Holmans, Sharee was based in Sydney for almost 20 years. During this time, Sharee was a partner in a chartered accounting practice, as well as holding the position of senior manager in both small to mid-tier accountancy firms. In these roles, Sharee provided strategic advice and specialised business solutions to suit the tax and accounting needs of a wide variety of privately owned businesses. At Holmans, Sharee specialises in business structures, taxation advice, superannuation and in particular Self-Managed Super Funds (SMSFs). She has extensive experience in providing strategic tax advice to private clients, owner-operated family businesses and large corporate entities.
Sharee is passionate about being part of the Sunshine Coast Community and about giving back to the community. She loves being involved with this organisation – whose goal is for all people to age well.
Previously, Sharee was the Treasurer of the Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network for 6 years stepping down in early 2018. As a Buderim local, she was on the Board of Directors of the Buderim Community Enterprises Limited, trading as the Buderim Community Bank ® Branch of Bendigo Bank for six years stepping down from that role in 2018 too.Read less
CEO & Managing Director
"I am passionate about engaging communities through change and motivated to build connected and resilient communities that care for the ageing demographic. "Read more
Liam is a community development professional who specialises in helping people navigate transformational change. With a focus on engaging people through change, Liam specialises in working with marginalised communities and vulnerable people in complex environments to achieve sustainable, just and desired futures.
Liam has extensive international experience working with governments, the private sector and non-government agencies to incorporate community engagement and development practices in the design and delivery of policies, strategies and plans.
Over the years, Liam has expanded his work to integrate strategic planning and foresight methodology in his work covering education, health, housing, employment, domestic violence, youth, refugees and disability services. He is also a Fellow with the Centre for Postnormal Policy and Futures Studies and an Adjunct Industry Fellow for The School of Social Sciences at the University of the Sunshine Coast.Read less
"I'm motivated by: I am motivated by a sense of accomplishment and the positive mindset in my working environment which drives the organisation forward."Read more
Riaz Janif is the Chief Financial Officer at Comlink Australia, having joined the organisation in 2014. Riaz's strategic approach to financial management has seen the organisation achieve excellent results, year after year, since his arrival. He possesses a unique ability to design profitable service models whilst keeping the client at the forefront of decision-making. Riaz holds a Bachelor of Accounting (Accounting and Management) and is a Certified Practicing Accountant. He has 24 years' experience in both the public and private sectors across Australia and internationally. He brings a mixture of professionalism and fun to his role at Comlink Australia.
Riaz is a member Caloundra Chamber of Commerce and sits on the Sunshine Coast Police Community Board. An active member of both sporting and community associations, Riaz is also the trustee for the local charity, Muslim Organisation of the Sunshine Coast.Read less
Executive People, Culture and Compliance
"I'm motivated by: I've always been motivated by helping others. Whether it's assisting a team member to reach their full potential, or supporting a client to find new ways to live with dignity, I find it immensely rewarding. Everyone deserves mental and physical wellbeing, especially our elderly and vulnerable."Read more
Rosie Overfield is the Executive People, Culture and Compliance at Comlink Australia and a passionate community-builder. With nearly twenty years' experience in a multi-national Fortune 500 company, Rosie knows how to grow services and organisations without sacrificing heart and soul. She has extensive skills in strategic planning, operations, human resources, marketing and leadership.
Rosie holds a Bachelor of Communication and a Master of Human Resources and Organisational Development. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders and has completed the AICD Company Directors course. Bringing the yin to her yang, Rosie is also a registered counselor, yoga teacher and Mental Health First Aid educator. She regularly speaks at conferences and seminars across the country on topics such as resilience, emotional intelligence, leadership and communication at end-of-life.Read less