Scott Holz – CEO
Scott has a wealth of experience in the not-for-profit sector, specifically in disability having worked at every organisational level from support worker to CEO. He has held positions as Director Business and Vocational Services at Disability Services Australia, CEO at Civic Disability Services and State Manager NSW at National Disability Services (NDS). Most recently he was the Principle Consultant/Owner at Peregrinus Consulting that delivered services in NDIS transition planning, strategic and business planning and workshop facilitation to disability services in NSW.
Anne Maree Daly – Chair
Anne was elected Chair of the Board in December 2019 and has sat on our Board since May 2011. She has a BSc from UNSW, a Grad. Dip. in Occupational Therapy from the Cumberland College of Health Sciences, and Cert IV in Frontline Management. She worked in the disability sector for 40 years in Public Health, Department of Education and non-government organisations.
Prior to retiring in May 2018 Anne worked for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance (formerly the Spastic Centre) for 30 years initially as an Occupational Therapist and Family Support worker. She was then the manager of Central Coast services for Cerebral Palsy Alliance and was responsible for the implementation of services in accordance with the new funding model of the NDIS. She has served on the Executive of numerous local community bodies including Technical Aids for the Disabled, Gosford Occasional Child Care, local schools and sporting bodies. She was a former director of Fairhaven between 1985 and 1987 and is the sister of a Fairhaven resident.
Rhonda Wheatley FCPA – Director/Treasurer
Rhonda was appointed as Director in June 2019 and Finance Committee Chair in July 2019. For the past 30
Rhonda’s finance career commenced in manufacturing and progressed across major public sector organisations such as the Ethnic Affairs Commission of NSW, Sydney Catchment Authority, the Library Council of NSW, incorporating the Mitchell Library and the Library Trust, the Sydney Opera House Trust, the Public Service Commission of NSW, the NSW Department of Education and was the CEO of the Administration of Norfolk Island. She was awarded NSW Public Sector CPA of the year in 2003 for her significant contribution toward improving governance and the financial management of public sector organisations within NSW.
Rhonda has a Bachelor of Business from Western Sydney University, a Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management and holds Fellow CPA status with CPA Australia where she has been elected by her peers to represent members on CPA’s NSW Divisional Council, Chair of the Public Sector Committee and is currently a member of the CPA’s Third Age Group.
Glen Gillingham – Director
Glen brings to Fairhaven a wealth of experience as a Director, CEO, Entrepreneur and Accountant developing, managing and operating in both the profit and not for profit sectors. Glen is past CEO of Gosford RSL Leisure Living (later rebranded as Evergreen Lifecare), Italian Aged Care, MYVISTA and Berrington. These organisations operated in the Retirement Villages, Residential Aged Care and Home Care sectors.
Glen and his Wife, Karen, owner operators of Berrington Care Group in Perth WA, consisting of two premier residential aged care facilities with a turnover of $25m and over 300 staff.
Glen has been a past Director of ADSSI Ltd, Gosford RSL Club Ltd and Berrington Group Pty Ltd. Glen is a qualified Accountant and is currently completing his MBA as well as continuing to develop business enterprises on the NSW Central Coast.
Glen is Father to eight children and Grandfather to eight grandchildren.
Diana Mason – Director
Diana joined the NSW Department of Community Services and began working with children and young people living with disabilities in the 1990s. Her move to the for-purpose sector took place in the mid-90s in the UK working for Action for Children. Over the past 20 years she has contributed to the for-purpose sector in Australia through advisory committees, training development, presentations at public forums, opinion pieces and strong leadership. Diana has worked for Vision Australia, Save the Children and ChildFund Australia. She has also taught youth workers at TAFE and been a phone counsellor with Lifeline.
Diana has a Master of Psychology from Sydney University, Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from Macquarie University and Graduate Certificates in Human Resource Management and Psychological Practice. Throughout her career she has worked with children, youth and adults, developed effective community education and involvement strategies, delivered millions of dollars worth of funding to secure activities, advocated to the government and public, developed organisational policy and led strategic planning.
Karen Schofield – Director
Karen is a Registered Nurse and Registered NP Midwife, with 26 years experience in various health management roles at Central Coast Local Health District. Karen has well developed skills in strategic management, including governance, risk management, quality improvement, change management, financial management, and developing positive workplace culture.
Karen has Graduate Certificate in Health Services Management (UNSW), completed the Clinical Excellence Commission Executive Leadership Program and currently studying for a Diploma in Governance.
Karen has two adult children, including a son who has an intellectual disability.
Ian Winn – Director
Ian is a former CEO with more than 15 years in senior leadership roles in high growth companies, working with a range of boards, founders, and private equity.
Ian has spent a considerable part of his career in the franchising industry. Most recently he was CEO of Smartline Personal Mortgage Advisers, a franchised mortgage broking business. Before Smartline, he held senior roles at Oporto, Sumo Salad and Yum! Brands.
Earlier in his career, he trained as an accountant at Coopers and Lybrand (now part of PWC) and then spent 10 years at Unilever.
Ian is also a non-executive director of BlueWave Living, a not-for-profit aged care organisation on the Central Coast.
Ian is a CPA, holds a Master of Management from MGSM and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa.
We see you and we get you. We’ll work hand in hand with you to achieve what you want from your life. That’s our promise.
Our vision is a world where every individual matters, starting right here.
Our purpose is to create opportunities where people with disability can achieve what they want from life.