Our Board

Kimball Chen

President (elected October 2019)
Vice President (October 2016-October 2019) Member of Board (from 2011)

Kimball studied law at the University of Tasmania and was admitted to practice in 1976. He practised in Hobart until 1981 at which point he moved to Smithton where he lived until 1993. From 1993 he practised in Burnie, Smithton and on King Island. Kim retired from private practice in 2004 and worked for several years with the North West Community Legal Service. From 2010 until 2013 Kim worked as an electorate officer for Braddon Member of Parliament Sid Sidebottom. He is now retired and helps manage his church’s finances when not travelling and pottering in the garden.

Paul Smith

Vice President (elected October 2019)
President (October 2016-October 2019) Member of Board (from 2011)

Paul worked at Forestry Tasmania for over 38 years with extensive experience in field operations at a senior management level. Paul joined the Board of Multicap Tasmania following his retirement from full time work in order to contribute to society. Paul brings a wide range of experience to the Board including financial management, WH&S and corporate governance. Paul’s key objective at the moment is to facilitate a more strategic approach by the Multicap board. He is also a Board member of Health Care Insurance Ltd.

Della Bax

Member of Board (from 2013)

Della is a lending manager with the Commonwealth Bank in Burnie and has been with the CBA for many years. She also has had extensive experience in banking and insurance roles with organisations in the Northern Territory, Queensland and NSW. Della joined the Board as a way of being involved and helping in the community.

Bruce Cameron

Member of Board (from 2016)

Bruce is retired from a long career with the Tasmanian Department of Education, where he undertook a number of senior appointments including as a principal and in regional and state-wide leadership roles. Bruce has worked with a range of ages and abilities of younger people and brings to the Board valuable insight into the importance of goal setting and developmental planning for clients. He has a particular interest in Board involvement so that people associated with Multicap Tasmania can be supported to achieve their potential.

Diane Ewington

Member of Board (2006-2012, from 2015)

Diane brings to the Multicap Board her experience as a parent raising a child with disability. In her work life, Diane has worked as a family advocate for the Association for Children with Disability (ACD) and is now employed by Carers Tasmania, supporting family carers. Diane was a founding member of the Burnie Shines Cocktail Party with Glenda.

Dr Frank Reynolds

Member of Board (from 2013)

Frank has recently retired as general practitioner and has practised in Burnie for more than 30 years. He has cared for a large number of patients with disabilities and has looked after a number of Panorama residents. Frank is keenly interested in supporting the rights and welfare of people with disabilities and welcomes the opportunity to influence Board decisions that affect their health and quality of life.

Glenda Scaddan

Member of Board (from 2009)

Previously an associate company director within the Construction and Building industry, Glenda has diverse experience across dentistry, retail and most recently as an electorate officer for the federal member for Braddon. Glenda holds a Bachelor of Arts from UTAS, majoring in sociology and Indigenous Studies. Currently retired, she enjoys being a grandmother to twins. Glenda possesses a retrospective view of service access post 27 years of full time caring for her profoundly disabled daughter. Now her drive is to improve the disability sector for future generations - for positive change and cohesion, to keep moving forward as the NDIS shapes our future.

Rachael Hull

Member of Board (from 2018)

Rachael joined the board in 2018 and has a strong interest in corporate governance and strategy. Rachael is an experienced human resource and change management professional and is currently working in a specialist role developing leadership and technical capability at Lion’s specialty cheese site, The Heritage in Burnie. Rachael has prior experience on boards on the North West Coast and is looking forward to making a positive contribution to Multicap Tasmania.

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