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.
Prior to taking on the role of CEO, Kelly was a Board Member of the organisation for four years. Kelly brings seven years’ experience in community services and has more than 20 years experience leading organisations in both the not-for-profit and corporate sectors.
A passionate supporter of local women, Kelly was a past President of the Hastings Business Women’s Network. Her drive to make a difference in the community led to recent work in the disability services sector.
Kelly developed her team leadership and organisational management skills in her former role as Westpac Bank Branch Manager. She is a Board Member of DVNSW, the peak body for domestic and family violence in NSW. She is also a member of numerous local Boards and Committees.
Jenna has worked with the Domestic & Family Violence Specialist Service for over 13 years. She has a Diploma of Community Services and a wealth of knowledge in the welfare sector.
She also manages three program areas at Liberty Cottage – Assessment and Intake, Outreach Support for women in the community and Community Partnerships Against Domestic and Family Violence.
Jenna also co-ordinates our housing pathways that include, our crisis accommodation - Galbaan House, Transitional Housing partnerships with Community Housing Ltd, Mission Australia Housing and Centacare Housing, and our Specialist Housing Support Project co-located with Community Housing Ltd.
Jenna and her team work to ensure women and children improve their safety, have sustainable housing options available to them, and achieve their potential.
Ulla has been a leader in the domestic and family violence sector for over 20 years, both in Australia and in Europe. She was instrumental in developing an integrated domestic and family violence approach and framework in Finland and is now leading the implementation of a whole of family response to domestic and family violence on the Mid North Coast.
Ulla is a member of the Men’s Behaviour Change Network and is currently building upon her Certificate in Men’s Behaviour Change by completing a Graduate Certificate in MBC. She has been championing for Men’s Behaviour Change programs for much of her career, believing that working with men is a critical part of eliminating domestic and family violence. She shared MBC knowledge in Spain and Portugal and is at the helm of the redevelopment of Liberty’s own Men’s Behaviour Change approach.
Ulla’s considered, curious approach and high level of self-mastery makes her an expert group facilitator and she leads a team of staff to instill the same passion, vision and expertise.
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.