Meet the Team
Ros – Director | Client Relationships
Ros has over 30 years’ experience in customer service management and business practice in both the public and private sectors.
As a co-founder of Pathways to Care (with Jane), Ros has a passion for helping people with a disability with a specific focus on helping individuals achieve their goals and be engaged in the community in order to lead a more fulfilling life.
Ros is committed to ensuring all individuals are given access the best (and right) services to help them in their journey.
Jane – Director | Learning & Development
Jane has over 15 years’ experience in human resources management, culture development and organisational leadership.
She co-founded Pathways to Care with Ros, and is passionate about assisting people with a disability to achieve their goals and dreams, be engaged in the community, in order to lead a more fulfilling life.
Jane is committed to ensuring all participants access the best possible services they require, and that the team at Pathways to Care have a rewarding career that allows them to help people be the best they can be.
Sam – Senior Support Co-ordinator
Sam is an Occupational Therapist who has experience working with adults and children with a wide range of abilities.
He has worked within the Barwon and Northern NDIS regions with participants and their families to achieve their goals. Sam brings a client centred approach to his work along with a desire to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients.
Rosee – Loddon based Support Coordinator
Rosee has worked in the Disability sector for over 12 years – Coordinating four Australian Disability Enterprises and assisting with programs including Day Program, Respite and Outreach services. She has supported many individuals, including a family member, with various disabilities and mental health, including ; ASD, Autism, Intellectual Disability, Aspergers, Down Syndrome, ABI and various mental health psychosocial disorders.
Rosee has established a good rapport with many Service providers throughout the industry in different regions in Rural Victoria. Her vast experience in Disability makes her a valuable member of our Support Coordination team.
Rachel – Plan Manager
Rachel is our Plan Management guru. She has a number of years experience in all things financial, and loves making sure everything adds up!
Rachel has a young family, and has even ventured into cheerleading with her daughter as a great way of keeping fit!
For all questions regarding how to manage your NDIS funds and Plan Management, then Rachel is your go-to!
Merryn – Intake Coordinator
Merryn is our friendly and welcoming Intake guru! She has 9 years experience in local Government working within Home and Community Care department undertaking all things intake and administration related.
Merryn has completed her Diploma in Business, and has many years of developing great skills in a variety of customer service roles. Her passion for assisting people with a disability and her experience in business administration make Merryn a perfect fit for this important role.
Mariza – Accounts Team
Mariza’s background is in Business having successfully owned and managed several businesses during her career, and she became a certified Bookkeeper in 2014.
Recently, Mariza joined an organisation in disability, in an Accounts Payable / Plan Management Role, and has now joined the team at Pathways to Care. Mariza loves helping people and is excited to learn more skills in her role.
She was raised on a dairy farm in Gannawarra, near Cohuna and have been living in Bendigo for the past 12 years.She has 3 children, and enjoys life….
Jimmy – Accounts Team
In between studying and travelling the world, Jimmy has been generally helping out the Pathways to Care Directors for about five years now in a variety of admin roles.
Currently he is our part-time system data entry guru, Jimmy gets on well with everyone and brings some fun to the Bendigo office!
Kirby – Support Coordinator
Kirby has a demonstrated background in community support and a genuine passion for helping people navigate the NDIS. Kirby has worked within the NDIS space since the roll-out in 2016 in various capacities including, Customer Service Officer, Plan Engagement Officer and Plan Implementation Officer.
Kirby prides herself on open communication and her ability to adapt to a wide range of people from various backgrounds, her university studies in Health Science/Psychology complement this. Kirby looks forward to working with you to help unpack your NDIS plan.
Jennie – Support Coordinator
Jennie’s priority is to always put the participant or their support person in the driver’s seat and enable them to work toward their goals. In other words, she is passionate about person centred care and always has been.
Jennie has worked in community settings in health, carer support, aged care and disability.
She enjoys empowering people through support coordination following working for many years as an OT.
Jennie loves to laugh and live happily!
Alison – Support Coordinator
Alison is a passionate and motivated Support Coordinator who brings with her a wealth of knowledge. Alison has over ten years’ experience in the government and community sectors. Her career started as a personal care worker, assisting people with their day to day life in all aspects.
More recently, Alison has worked at the forefront of the National Disability Insurance Scheme rollout including working directly for the National Disability Insurance Agency in Geelong and Dandenong. Alison’s employment history, alongside her university degree in Social Science, reflects her dedication to helping others. She looks forward to working alongside you on your NDIS journey.
Marita – Support Coordinator
Marita is passionate and enthusiastic about helping people become more independent and develop skills so they can have the ‘best life possible’.
She has worked in the Disability sector allher working life, including Special education,- Special Schools and TAFE, managing Day Centres supporting ASD participants and more recently in Open Employment/DES. Marita loves to make a difference in the lives of NDIS recipients by working with them to get the most out of their Plans.
Tahlya – Support Coordinator
Tahlya is an enthusiastic and driven person who thrives on helping individuals live their best lives. Coming from a wide range of community services backgrounds, including Child Protection and Disability services, Tahlya has been lucky enough to work within the NDIS space as a client engagement officer.
Tahlya prides herself on being approachable and having a can-do attitude when faced with challenges. She looks forward to working with you as your support coordinator.
Let the fun begin!