Ruth Thompson

Chief Executive Officer

Ruth has been the Chief Executive Officer of Blue Sky Community Services since 2009 and has been working in the community services sector since 1982. Ruth is passionate about ensuring…

Colin Simmons

Chief Financial Officer

Colin joined Blue Sky Community Services as Chief Financial Officer in June 2017. His previous experience includes Chief Financial Officer of a large not-for-profit community organisation, Group Accountant for an…

Terry Robb

Executive Manager: Service Delivery and Quality

Terry brings more than 17 years’ experience in the community sector in Australia and internationally to Blue Sky Community Services. His previous work with a diverse range of organisations has…

Nicki Clarke

Executive Manager: Operations

Nicki has worked in a variety of industries in her working life, mainly in operational roles.  She enjoys the challenges that managing operations brings, and believes it is a role…

Yvonne Briggs

Executive Manager: Communications

Yvonne joined Blue Sky Community Services in August 2018. Yvonne has more than 25 years of experience working in the television industry, managing broadcast production and venue operations on major…

Sue Currie

Program Manager: Families, Young People and Communities

Sue has over 40 years’ experience in a range of community care and health settings and has been with Blue Sky Community Services since 2010. Sue holds a Bachelor of…

Melanie Jacobs

Inclusive Communities Manager: NDIS Local Area Coordination

Melanie holds a Bachelor of Social Science from the University of Newcastle with a major in Family and Community Welfare. Since graduating in 2011, Melanie has developed her experience working with…

Charity Peabody

Regional Manager: NDIS Local Area Coordination

Charity has recently moved to Australia from the UK, and brings with her more than 12 years of experience in the UK healthcare industry. This period included 9 years in…

Claudia Rigg

Assistant Regional Manager/Training Manager

Claudia joined Blue Sky in February 2017, as a Local Area Coordinator. Coming from a background in community services, Claudia holds a Bachelor of Human Services, majoring in mental health…

Candice Ryall

Service Delivery Manager

Candice has worked in the community services sector for the past 17 years. Throughout this time, she has developed skills and expertise in the disability and employment services industries. Over…

Mark Sinclair

TEAM LEADER: NDIS LOCAL AREA COORDINATION

Mark joined Blue Sky Community Services in February 2017 as a Local Area Coordinator, having previously worked in the same role at another organisation. Prior to this he had worked…

Stacy Harpley

Team Leader: NDIS LAC KEMPSEY/NAMBUCCA

Stacy has worked in a variety of case management and leadership roles within the health, disability and human services industries and her qualifications include a Diploma of Community Welfare and…

Matt Crawley

TEAM LEADER: NDIS LAC COFFS HARBOUR

Matt joined the Blue Sky Community Services LAC team in 2018 and worked for 12 months as an LAC in the Nambucca office before taking up his current role in…

Leanne Lockhart

Team Leader: NDIS LAC Port Macquarie

Leanne is the NDIS LAC Team Leader for Port Macquarie and has been working in disability services for seven years.  Leanne is passionate about disability services, and loves the fact…

Melinda Fajerman

Team Leader: Families, Young People and Communities

Mel is an experienced and compassionate social worker and community development practitioner; she is passionate about empathic listening, connecting with heart, working in partnership and supporting empowerment. Mel has primarily…