SMA Australia


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SMA Australia Committee of Management 2017/18

Mrs. Diane Ford


Diploma in Primary Teaching - Level 2 First Aid

Diane has been a Primary School teacher for the past 20 years, recently focusing on special needs teaching. Since 2013 Di has been volunteering for S.M.A. and has helped with BBQs ,Chocolate packing , Gift wrapping ,Million Steps Days ,painting,etc. She has 2 adult daughters and now finds that her time and work is flexible for her to assist with a role for SMA. In Di’s work like she is a Executive Trader with Phoenix Cards, and has a very large team of ladies underneath her that she support. Di has completed First Aid training for SMA and is now the First Aid officer for their public events. It is a pleasure to work along side the dedicated workers and volunteers at S.M.A. This is Diane’s 3rd year on the committee

Mr. Shane Thorneycroft


Shane has been previously been involved in sales and accounts management for a tobacco company. Currently he is involved in the building industry, and for the past for the past 20 years has been a foreman in the commercial building sector. In his spare time he also runs a NFP helping others with home maintenance and repairs. This is Shane’s second year on the committee.

Mrs. Robyn Tabone


Associate Diploma in Business – Accounting Robyn has spent the last twenty years in the bookkeeping sector. She has great attention to detail and is keen to help out the SMA affected community. This is Robyn’s fifth year as the treasurer on the committee.

Mrs. Georgia Clarke


Mr. Jason Pickles


Jason Pickles is an experienced Marketing, Business Development and Human Resource Professional predominately in training organisations since 2003. Jason has completed his Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Diploma of Human Resource management and Advance Diploma of Management (Human Resources).

Jason has an ability to work with people as well as achieve growth in all areas for the organisations he has been employed with. It is his ability to manage people to achieve the desired results that has seen him succeed not only in his professional life but also his personal life.

Jason is also currently Senior Men’s Coach at Drysdale Soccer Club and has been involved in the sport for over 20 years.

Mrs. Rosemary Watkins


Mrs. Sarah Andrew