Our Board

Paul Smith

President (elected October 2016) Member of Board (from 2011)

Paul worked at Forestry Tasmania for over 38 years with extensive experience in fi eld operations at a senior management level. Paul brings a wide range of experience to the Board of Multicap including financial management, OH&S and corporate governance. He is also a board member of Health Care Insurance Ltd.

Kimball Chen

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

Kimball studied law at UTAS and was admitted to practice in 1976. He practised in Hobart until 1981 when he moved to Smithton, where he lived until 1993. Kim retired from private practice in 2004 and worked for several years with the North West Community Legal Service. Prior to his retirement Kim worked as an electorate off icer for Braddon Member of Parliament Sid Sidebottom.

Della Bax

Board Member (from 2013)

Della is a lending manager with the Commonwealth Bank in Burnie and has been with the CBA for nearly 10 years. She also has 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

Board Member (from 2016)

Bruce has recently retired from a long career with the Tasmanian Department of Education, where he undertook a number of senior appointments including Principal and Regional Leadership roles. Bruce has worked with many children with disabilities and their families and brings to the Board valuable insight into the importance of goals and development programs for clients.

Mary Duniam

Board Member (from 2016)

Mary has extensive experience in local government, and was elected as an Alderman of the Waratah-Wynyard Council in 2005 and Deputy Mayor in 2014. With a strong interest in regional development, Mary also works at the University of Tasmania Cradle Coast Campus and will be conferred with a Doctor of Philosophy later this year.

Diane Ewington

Board Member (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 focusing on the Better Start Initiative. With Glenda, Diane has been a founding member of the Burnie Shines Cocktail Party.

Dr Frank Reynolds

Board Member (from 2013)

Frank is a 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 aft er a number of Panorama residents. Frank is keenly interested in supporting the rights and welfare of people with disabilities and welcomes the opportunity to infl uence Board decisions that aff ect their health and quality of life.

Glenda Scaddan

Board Member (from 2009)

Glenda joined the Board through her interest in the welfare of those living with disabilities. As the parent of a profoundly disabled daughter, Glenda has a keen interest in ensuring that Multicap responds accordingly to the needs of those with disabilities. Glenda is a founding member of the Burnie Shines Cocktail Party, raising funds to enhance the lives of clients of Multicap and other organisations.

Rachael Hull

Board Member (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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