We are thrilled to announce the addition of two new members, Belinda Stephens and Andrew McQuie, to the Interchange Outer East Board of Management. They join our existing board members Michelle Trustum, Eloise Fraser, Adrian Nemec and Ryan Lewis. Together, their wealth of experience, diverse perspectives, and commitment to our values and culture will further strengthen the board’s position and thus IOE’s mission to provide quality support to children and young adults with disability and their families.
The Interchange Outer East Board
At the core of our organisation lies a dedicated board of management tasked with steering our mission, values, and strategic direction. Comprised of passionate individuals from various backgrounds, our board members bring a wide range of expertise to the table, ensuring that we uphold the highest standards of service development, delivery and advocacy for the IOE community.
The board of management plays a pivotal role in shaping policies, overseeing financial stewardship, and fostering collaborations to maximise our impact. Through their collective wisdom and guidance, we continuously strive to innovate and adapt to the evolving needs of participants and families.
Welcome Belinda Stephens
Belinda is a physiotherapist and has worked across the scope of healthcare with a majority of practice being in community private practice. She has a post graduate degree in business and is currently studying towards her Masters in Rehabilitation and Wellness. Belinda is a mum to three awesome kids and is proudly a local.
As a private practice physiotherapist, Belinda work across the scope of injuries and pathologies. She enjoys the connection and engagement to the local community, and still feels a sense of honour to work with someone to return them back to the activities that they enjoy in their community.
Welcome Andrew McQuie
Andrew is a senior business analyst with 25 years of experience in IT consulting, software development, and financial systems implementation. He has tertiary qualifications in both IT and commerce as well as expertise in financial reporting, team leadership, business process automation/improvement, cyber security, and infrastructure projects. Currently, he works in healthcare for a major private hospital and social services organisation.
Andrew’s goal is to use his skills to make a positive impact in the lives of people during their most challenging moments. Andrew has a deep connection with kids with disabilities as a father of three children. His youngest, Jacob, has an intellectual disability, and he also has a 21-year-old daughter and a 19-year-old son.
Together, with Belinda and Andrew alongside our existing board members, we remain steadfast in our commitment to building a more inclusive and supportive community for children and young adults with disabilities and their families.
Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Belinda and Andrew; we are thrilled to have you on board and grateful for your commitment to IOE.