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 practiced in Hobart until 1981 at which point he moved to Smithton where he lived until 1993. From 1993 he practiced 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 traveling 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 Tasmania Board.

Bruce Cameron

Member of Board (from 2016)

Bruce had a career within 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 people and brings to the Board a valuable insight into the importance of ongoing learning and working with others to bring about positive and effective change.

His particular interest in Board involvement is to ensure 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 of a 32 year old with disability. Her daughter now resides with Multicap Tasmania which provides Diane a valuable perspective and unique insights to the organisation.

In her work life, Diane has worked as a family advocate for the Association for Children with Disability (ACD) and is currently employed by Carer Gateway - Care2Serve to assist family carers with their involvement with NDIS. Diane was a founding member of the Burnie Shines Cocktail Party with Glenda.

Diane has a strong interest in promoting equity and empowerment for people with disability in an inclusive environment within our community.

Dr Frank Reynolds

Member of Board (from 2013)

Frank has recently retired as general practitioner and has practiced 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 residents at Panorama before its transformation into a respite venue and community hub.

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)

Glenda has had prior experiences in the Building and Construction industry, Dental Health and as an electorate officer for the Braddon Federal member Sid Sidebottom.

Glenda holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Tasmania. Possessing a keen interest in service provision – post 27 years of full time caring for her profoundly disabled daughter – Glenda’s drive is to help improve and sustain Multicap Tasmania’s role in the disability sector as the NDIS shapes our future.

Rachael Hull

Member of Board (from 2018)

Rachael is a tertiary qualified, contemporary HR professional with over 20 years’ experience working predominantly in mining, FMCG manufacturing and utility industries. Throughout her career, Rachael has held key roles in leadership teams at varying levels with responsibility for contributing to strategic, operational, financial and people outcomes. Currently working in a specialist role, Rachael is developing leadership and technical capability at Saputo Dairy, Australia’s specialty cheese sites across Burnie and King Island. Rachael is also presently undertaking her Company Directors qualification through the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Rachael has prior experience on boards on the North West Coast and is excited to being involved with and making a positive contribution to Multicap Tasmania.