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Strategic Plan 2020-2023

WHY WE EXIST

To maximise client independence

VISION (WHO WE EXIST FOR)

Our clients in Tasmania, who are valued individuals, that live at home and participate in the community regardless of age and ability

MISSION (WHAT WE DO)

We create a safe, positive and supportive environment that enables and empowers people to have choice and real control in their lives

Where we focus our energy

Clients (our participants)

Participants/clients can live the life they choose.

Our people (our staff)

Highly developed, culturally aligned and available staff who are suitable informed and resourced to meet client and business needs.

Business support (our processes)

Our systems are progressive and contemporary and support us to deliver client/service outcomes (that are used as the industry benchmark for best practice and organisationally effective and efficient).

Business future (our potential)

Develop, create and capitalise on (new) business opportunities now and in the future/refreshing and refining our service portfolio.

Our Values

We make our services enrich our clients lives

We do that bit extra in everything we do

We invest in developing our people

We share our best selves in every interaction

We commit to safe and inclusive ways of working

We listen and respond with kindness and empathy

We build relationships to create connection and belonging

We work together to find the best way forward

We are open to others’ ideas and perspectives

We see it, we own it, and we will do it

We invite feedback to improve outcomes

We do our best and learn from our experiences

Board

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  • Ross Doddridge OAM (Chair)

    Ross has extensive experience in the state’s public sector thanks to a successful career as a public consultant spanning more than 30 years.

    Ross was employed by the Department of Health and Human Services from 1976-2013.
    During the first 18-years he worked with the Tasmanian Ambulance Service as an on-road paramedic and as a clinical instructor training students. In 1994 Ross transferred to the Human Resource Services of DHHS, where he worked in many roles before retiring as a human resource consultant.

    Ross’ first involvement in Tasmania’s community-care sector dates back to 1994 when he joined the Board of Langford Support Services, which he has chaired since 2000.
    Ross joined the CBS Board in 1998, has served as Treasurer and became President in 2009. He is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Australian College of Ambulance Professionals.

    In 2014 Ross played a lead role in steering the CBS Board renewal evaluation project, the culmination of which is an increasing realisation of the importance of governance for the aged-care sector and role definition for board members.
    Ross is a Life Member of CBS.

  • David Asten (Director)

    A chartered professional engineer, David has worked in the electricity industry since 1970. David joined the CBS Board in 2009 and was appointed Treasurer in 2012. Retired from the Treasurer’s position in 2020, and retired from the Finance & Risk Management Sub-committee in 2021.

    David worked with Hydro Commission/Corporation from 1966-72 and 1974-1999 in various roles including Electrical Design and Contracts Engineer, Electrical Construction, and Electricity Distribution Design Standards Manager. He was Distribution Regulatory Manager at Aurora Energy from 1999-2001 before establishing himself as an Electricity Distribution Consultant specialising in private high voltage installations.

    He is a Life Member of CBS and hopes his wide experience as an engineer, member of community organisations, and family experience with disabilities will enable him to make a valuable contribution to the Board.

  • Jacqui Allen (Director)

    With a background in public sector management in the state governments of both Tasmania and Western Australia, Jacqui has recently commenced with City of Hobart as Director, Connected City. Her responsibilities include Community Programs, Economic Development, Smart Cities and Environmental Health.

    Prior to moving to Tasmania in 2012 she was the Deputy Director General of the Department of Culture and the Arts in WA, and has previously managed funding, capital works and urban development programs there.

    In Tasmania, as a Deputy Secretary with Department of State Growth, Jacqui was responsible for Arts, Screen, Events, Tourism and Hospitality industry support along with the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

    Jacqui has a Bachelor of Arts, Postgraduate Diploma of Business and an Executive Masters of Public Administration.

    She has held a range of board positions, including most recently with Ten Days on the Island and as the Tasmanian Chapter President of the Institute of Public Administration.

  • Dr Peter Tucker (Director)

    Peter has enjoyed a diverse working life here in Tasmania and in the UK. He is a past state manager of the Tasmanian Heritage Council and past CEO of Aged and Community Services Tasmania.

    In addition, Peter has worked as an advisor in ministerial offices for both Labor and Liberal state governments, and from 2010 to 2020 was Chief of Staff to federal independent MP, Andrew Wilkie. He is currently Advisor to state independent Kristie Johnston.

  • Angela Waite (Director)

    Angela has extensive experience across practice and leadership roles across services that support the Tasmanian Community, with a particular focus on the Youth Mental Health sector. Angela’s knowledge, practice and experience has focused on the health and wellbeing needs of the Tasmanian Community. As a Registered Psychologist with AHPRA, Angela has experience working 1 on 1 with clients, their families and friends, through clinical service delivery, while more recently working in Senior Management and Leadership positions overseeing the delivery of holistic youth health services through The Link Youth Health Service, the Lead Agency for headspace Hobart, of which Angela held the position of Centre Manager.

    Angela has supported and developed initiatives and programs aimed at improving the health and wellbeing outcomes for young people in Southern Tasmania, with a particular focus on program development and ongoing sustainability of service provision to the Tasmanian outside of the capital city. Angela is passionate about equality in accessibility of health and wellbeing services for all Tasmanians and strives for everyone to be able to access the right support at the right time.  Angela is committed to contributing, advocating and delivering safe and confidential support services for participants/clients, their families, friends and supporters.

  • Raylene Boulter (Director)

    Raylene is a resourceful financial professional with 30 years’ experience who has worked in both not for profit and for-profit organisations.  As a CPA her experience in financial management has been in a range of industries that include, education, mining, financial services, manufacturing, wholesaling, distribution, facilities management, professional services, and biotech. With extensive hands-on experience in business leadership, corporate governance, strategic planning, policy development, business development, change management and project management.

    She holds a Bachelor of Business, MBA and Company Directors Course Diploma and is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.

  • Frank Ederle (Director)

    Frank has worked in the legal industry and professional regulation for in excess of twenty years. Since 2008 Frank has been the Chief Executive Officer of the Legal Profession Board, the principal regulator of the legal profession in Tasmania.

    Frank is also currently appointed as a member of the Tasmanian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (TASCAT) for both the Mental Health Stream and Health Practitioner Stream. Prior to being appointed to TASCAT Frank had been a community member of the Mental Health Tribunal Tasmania since 2012.

    Frank has had significant experience in national health practitioner regulation and has served as a Board member for both the Chiropractic Board of Australia and the Psychology Board of Australia (Regional Board). He has held other Board positions including the Australian College of Midwives, Podiatry Registration Board of Tasmania and more recently has been appointed to the Architects Board of Tasmania.

    Frank’s past senior management positions include General Manager, Supreme Court of Tasmania and State-wide Client Services Manager for the Public Trustee. He also holds a company directors course diploma.

  • Allyson Warrington (Company Secretary & CEO)

    Allyson joined Community Based Support as Chief Executive Officer in December 2019.

    Allyson is a highly experienced professional, particularly in the health sector, having spent over seven years as CEO of General Practice Training Tasmania prior to her commencement here. She has a diverse set of skills in leadership, corporate governance, client service delivery, financial management, change management, strategy and policy development. Allyson is a Primary Health Tasmania Board Director, a 26TEN Coalition Member, and occupies positions on the Tasmanian councils of both Aged and Community Services Australia and National Disability Services.

    Her former roles include General Manager at CPA Australia and City Heart Business Association.  Allyson’s former Board and Committee positions include the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia, and Finance Audit and Risk Committee of the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and Cancer Council Tasmania.

    She holds a Bachelor of Business and Company Directors Course Diploma, is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD) and is former President of Cancer Council Tasmania, the Australian Marketing Institute (Tas) and Public Relations Institute of Australia (Tas).

    Connect with Allyson on LinkedIn.