Pathfinders is governed by a Board of Directors

  • Rosemary Curtis – OAM

    Rosemary was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in 2023. As a director on the Pathfinders Board for ten years Rosemary has been able to influence decisions that improve the lives of Aboriginal people in the areas we work including Education, employment, refuge and cultural connection are all important.

    Rosemary is an Aboriginal Elder currently living in Glen Innes where she volunteers and advocates for a number of Pathfinders’ programs including the Pathfinders National Aboriginal Birth Certificate Program and the Pathfinders Royal.

    Raised in Tingha and Mungindi NSW, Rosemary has experienced a unique, colourful and gifted life to date. During the early stages of her long and accomplished career Rosemary helped to form the Tingha Aboriginal Corporation, providing local Indigenous families with housing.

    As well as this Rosemary volunteered with the Health Commission to eradicate tuberculosis amongst Indigenous people living in Tingha and surrounding regions. Rosemary has served with the Department of Aboriginal Affairs and on the Aboriginal Development Commission (previously known as ATSIC) as well as serving on numerous other boards and committees. She has accumulated numerous accolades and awards for her work in the community.

  • Monique Beange

    Monique has worked in Children’s Educational services for nearly 40 years, specialising in Early Childhood Education and Disability services. Her focus has been in delivering quality services for all families and children and making early childhood education accessible for all children. Monique has particularly focused on integration of children with additional needs and diverse backgrounds into mainstream services and values cultural and individual influences that enrich the early learning environment. Monique seeks to provide quality leadership, knowledge and an ethical approach to her work with a lens on equity, sustainability and inclusion of contemporary practices.

    Monique has worked both in Australia and overseas, in teaching and senior leadership positions, predominantly in the Not for Profit sector. She holds an Early Childhood Teaching Degree and a Master of Special Education.

  • Mark Keogh

    Mark has over 30 years’ experience in the finance field, including financial reporting and management reporting, he possesses a Bachelor of Business Majoring in accounting from Charles Sturt University – Bathurst, Accounting Certificate from the Department of Technical and Further Education – Armidale and have. He has experience in the for profit sector and gained experience in not for profit sector.

    During his career, Mark has been involved in all aspects of finance, including HR/payroll and the migration of finance systems. Mark has extensive experience in leadership, and he believes that people should be made feel part of the team and pride himself in seeing individuals and work groups achieve their goals whilst providing compliant and quality support to the organisation. Mark has recently completed a Diploma in Christian studies and has taken on a part-time position a chaplain in aged care and a role supporting regional pastors and leaders for Fresh Hope NSW and ACT.

  • Leeah Daley

    Leeah has extensive experience in Local Government specialising in Management and Human Resources.

    Working in smaller rural remote local government areas as a senior manager Leeah has experience in Strategic Planning and Organisational Development.

    Leeah appreciates the challenges of working and living in a rural remote Australia. She has made her home in a small rural village in the North West where she lives with her husband and three sons. She has an interest in initiatives that will enhance the quality of life for children and young people living in rural areas. Leeah has a passion for life-long learning and people development.

  • Korrina Schultz

    Korrina Schultz

    Korrina has had a long career with the Department of Family and Community Services and is now employed by an non-government organisation. Korrina has a wealth of knowledge in the provision of community services and has held positions of manager, case worker and NDIS representative for her workplace. Korrina has extensive experience supporting management, clients and families in NDIS applications and package management.

    She is currently Health and Safety Representative, Union Delegate, and the Woman’s Officer for her workplace. Korrina has Certificate IV in Business (Frontline Management) and Disability Work. She is currently studying a Diploma of Community Services.

  • Craig Hunt

    Craig has more than 35 years’ community welfare experience. He has worked as a caseworker in child protection and out of home care, as a Casework Manager for Department of Communities and Justice, a casework specialist and as the Regional Coordinator for the Northern/New England Joint Investigation Teams.

    Craig has recently established East Coast Management Solutions, a company that supports small business and not for profit organisations in the areas of work, health and safety, policy development and compliance. He has actively participated a number of Pathfinders’ activities over the past 10 years. Craig joined the Pathfinders Board in 2019 and is a member of the Risk Committee.

  • Alex Shaw

    Alex is a recipient of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his extensive service to community including as CEO at the Royal Freemasons’ Benevolent from 1994 to 2016.

    Alex has also been instrumental in guiding and growing Foresight Australia and is a key member and past president of Rotary Club Sydney

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