Meet the Flintwood team

We have an amazing team who keep Flintwood running, providing you with the service you’ve come to rely on. Highly qualified, experienced, and compassionate, they are deeply committed to the task of creating an offering that meets the needs of everyone who uses Flintwood’s services. As an NDIS provider, we know we must continually improve what we do for you and we’re ready for the challenge.

Jackie

Jackie Romein – CEO

 

Jackie Romein has been leading the Flintwood team since 1999. During this time Jackie has propelled the organisation through many changes, the most significant being the transformational change as a result of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Her strategic and responsive mindset has enabled the success of not only the organisation, its staff and participants but also the families. Jackie prides herself on the fact that Flintwood is a family focused, flexible and fair service. She leads and mentors a team of 6 General Managers covering human resources, Finance and Administration and Operations.

 

 

Phone: (02) 9630 1777
Fax: (02) 9630 1788
Email: jackie.romein@flintwood.org.au

Gerry Connolly

Gerry Connolly – General Manager

 

Gerry commenced his career within the sector as a volunteer at Holroyd Special School in the early 90’s. He presently holds the position of General Manager within FLINTWOOD. Gerry actively promotes the rights for people with a disability and their families. With more than twenty five years experience he is passionate about empowering others to succeed and to achieve independence through building upon capacity.

 

Phone: (02) 9630 1777
Fax: (02) 4722 2138
Email: gerry.connolly@flintwood.org.au

Lauren Edwards

Lauren Edwards – General Manager

 

Lauren Edwards has been with Flintwood since 2010. Lauren has been extensively involved in the development and implantation of our quality management systems, information technology systems in addition to the Flintwood brand. With the focus on the best outcomes for participants, Lauren effortlessly balances the operational needs of the organisation with individual participant needs and desires. Diversity of her role enables Flintwood to remain at the forefront of the sector in both its presence and operational capability.

 

Phone: (02) 9630 1777
Fax: (02) 9630 1788
Email: lauren.edwards@flintwood.org.au

Kay

Kay McPartland – General Manager

 

Kay McPartland has been with Flintwood since 2004 and in the role of GM since 2010. Kay has extensive experience in the operational aspects of disability service with an emphasis on the set up and running of accommodation services. Kay’s strengths include her ability to build rapport with families and understanding the needs of our participants. Kay motivates her staff by being a hands on and inclusive Manager with the capability to strategically analyse the environment in which her services operate.

 

Phone: (02) 9630 1777
Fax: (02) 9680 8544
Email: kay.mcpartland@flintwood.org.au

Racheal Neal

Racheal Neal – General Manager

 

Racheal joined the Flintwood team in 2016. With over 20 years’ experience in the disability sector she has an appreciation for providing first rate customer service to participants, business partners and team members. A motivational leader with strong analytical, organisational and problem solving skills, Racheal is committed to the highest levels of ethical, professional and personal excellence. A passionate advocate for people with a disability, Racheal places participants at the centre of all practice – ensuring an environment that is conducive to success for all involved.

 

Phone: (02) 9630 1777
Fax: (02) 9680 8544
Email: racheal.neal@flintwood.org.au

Narelle

Narelle Lucre – General Manager of HR

 

Narelle Lucre has been with Flintwood since April 2015 with extensive experience in Human Resources and Payroll from a construction and Manufacturing background.  Narelle’s passion lies in supporting all employees to reach their full potential within a fair and equal workplace.

 

Phone: (02) 9630 1777
Fax: (02) 9680 8544
Email: narelle.lucre@flintwood.org.au

Janet Griffin

Janet Griffin – Administration Manager

 

Janet has been with Flintwood since 2007 and is competent in her abilities of administration and finance. Janet has many years of knowledge and hands-on experience in the financial industry and continues to support the administration of Flintwood.

 

Phone: (02) 9630 1777
Fax: (02) 9630 1788
Email: janet.griffin@flintwood.org.au

Graham Bargwanna – General Manager Operations

 

Graham joined the team at Flintwood in September 2017.  He has held leadership roles in the not-for-profit sector for the last 25 years, including disability services, out of home care, social enterprise, children and youth, employment services and homelessness.  Graham has helped transform organisations to navigate change, especially sector-wide reforms like the NDIS, so that great organisations can continue to provide valuable services to the community.  He is passionate about continuous improvement and ensuring that organisational processes are focused on helping our participants and their families and carers.

Phone: (02) 9630 1777
Fax: (02) 9630 1788
Email: graham.bargwanna@flintwood.org.au

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