Kelly Lamb is an experienced and dedicated leader who is committed to ensuring Liberty continues to provide effective, easily-accessible services to people in our local community affected by domestic and family violence.
Kelly is Vice Chair of DVNSW, the peak body for domestic and family violence in NSW. Kelly also represents Liberty as a member of the Mid North Coast Domestic Violence Consortium.
Prior to taking on the role of CEO in 2018, Kelly was a Board Member of the organisation for four years. Kelly has ten years’ experience in community services, including in the disability services sector, and more than 20 years’ experience leading organisations in both the not-for-profit and corporate sectors.
Kelly has held several volunteer positions in her local community focused on supporting and celebrating women, including as past President of the Hastings Business Women's Network, co-founder of the renowned annual International Women's Day event, and co-designer of a women's mentoring program.
Kelly developed her team leadership and organisational management skills in her former roles in the corporate sector. She is also a member of numerous local Boards and Committees including Business NSW.
Donna Harper - Aboriginal Specialist Support and Housing Manager
Donna is a Goomeroi women from Walhollow (Caroona) NSW. She manages a dedicated team of domestic and family violence specialists across Liberty’s Galbaan House Crisis Accommodation and Liberty Cottage Outreach Centre, empowering women and children to live free from violence. Donna previously held the positions of Aboriginal Specialist Housing Manager, Team Leader and Women and Children’s Advocate with Liberty.
Donna has held several leadership positions during her career, including as Director of Warren Preschool, Team Leader of Nursing in Warren at Calara House, Team Leader for Disabilities at Yarrabin Nyngan NSW, and Team Leader for Yalmambirra Learning Centre with Barnardos Australia in Wellington NSW.
Donna also worked as the Aboriginal Coordinator for Barnardos Wellington HIPPY program (Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters) and facilitated women’s programs within Wellington Correctional Centre.
Donna is dedicated and passionate about her culture and working with community. She is co-chair of Bearlay and sits on the Aboriginal Advisory Committee for Port Macquarie Base Hospital.
She holds a Diploma in Community Services, Advanced Diploma in Leadership and Management and an Assistant in Nursing Certificate.
Carla Davis - Community & Prevention Programs Manager
Carla manages Liberty’s Community & Prevention Programs including the Dusk women’s support group, Kids Club, Men’s Behaviour Change programs - Engage2Change and Fixed Address, our mobile outreach service, the Liberty Client Wellbeing Program, and Community Partnerships programs.
Carla has worked in domestic and family violence services for over 13 years supporting women and children to regain safety and wellbeing. Carla has experience working right across Liberty’s various service delivery areas, most recently, as Liberty’s Program Director.
She has a passion for education and holds multiple qualifications including a Bachelor of Social Science and Psychology, a Bachelor of Social Science Welfare, a Diploma in Community Services, and a Certificate in Men’s Behaviour Change. She is currently completing the Masters of Counselling and Psychotherapy.
Carla is humbled by the resilience of women and children experiencing domestic violence and believes that it is a privilege to be invited into a woman’s story.
Kelly Wyatt - Specialist Support and Housing Team Leader
Kelly leads Liberty’s crisis accommodation, transitional housing and outreach teams.
She has worked across a number of roles with Liberty over the past few years, delivering specialist domestic violence support in Community Partnerships and most recently at Galbaan House Crisis Accommodation.
After completing her Bachelor of Social Work, Kelly has spent the last decade supporting children and youth through her various roles in childcare and education institutions.
Kelly’s social nature and sense of humour enable her to make meaningful connections with young people and as a result, Kelly was charged with delivering the youth wellbeing program at Nautilus College before taking on a Youth Employment role with Chess Connect.
Cam McKinley-Rodgers - Community & Prevention Programs Team Leader
Cam leads a team of domestic and family violence specialists working across a number of Community & Prevention program areas. Most recently, Cam was Liberty’s Men’s Behaviour Change Specialist, delivering group work and case management for Engage2Change and Fixed Address.
He brings a wealth of experience in offender management and a deep understanding of the complexities surrounding men’s use of violence to keep women and children safe.
Cam has many years’ experience working with the National Probation Service in the UK where he coordinated a multi-agency response to the case management and behaviour change of men who use violence.
He gained certificates in Substance Misuse and Offender Management and went on to specialise in supporting men and women to withdraw from their use of drugs and alcohol.
Cam studied a Bachelor of Arts in Archaeology and Palaeoanthropology, specialising in Aboriginal/First Nations history and culture.
Tracy Brenton - Finance Manager
Tracy is a Chartered Accountant with an extensive background in the small business sector. She holds a Bachelor of Business and a Masters of Business Administration.
Prior to commencing her role with Liberty, Tracy gained valuable experience in the community services sector in a similar role with another not-for-profit organisation.
Her finance experience spans two decades, having worked in Public Practice providing tax, accounting and audit services, including her own Accounting firm which specialised in small business. Roles as the Financial Controller for two local Credit Unions round out her experience.
Tracy has a passion for giving back to the community and is a proud Rotarian, having served as President of her Rotary Club twice in recent years. Previous volunteer Board positions include Treasurer and committee member of the Macleay Business Women’s Network and committee member of the Kempsey Chamber of Commerce.
Michelle Parker - Communications Manager
Michelle is a communications specialist with two decades of experience consulting to a range of not-for-profit organisations and businesses on the Mid North Coast and in Sydney.
She draws on her expertise in public relations, stakeholder engagement and marketing to build a community of support for Liberty and to raise awareness of domestic violence through media and social media, community events and relationship building.
Michelle attained a Bachelor of Public Relations and Organisational Communications from Charles Sturt University in 2001 and recently taught Public Relations, Communications, Advertising and Events subjects at CSU in Port Macquarie.
She is an active member of the local community, having held board and committee positions with the Hastings Business Women’s Network, Coastal Warriors, and the International Women’s Day – Hastings Heroines event.