undertaking consultancy work, Rhonda held a variety
of senior management positions for a period of over
twenty years in both government and non-government organisations.
She was Chief Executive Officer of Burnside, a child
and family welfare organisation of the Uniting Church
where she was the first female and the first non-cleric
CEO. In this role she managed a period of dramatic change
and growth while maintaining a positive agency culture.
She introduced a new focus on preventative services
and achieved a range of family centres in disadvantaged
communities, including three outside the agency’s
traditional metropolitan base.
She was appointed to the Senior Executive
Service in the NSW Public Service where she held a variety
of positions including Executive Director, Education
and Community Programs for the Environment Protection
Authority where she co-ordinated a major public environmental
education campaign. As the Executive Director, Out of
Home Care for the NSW Department of Community Services,
she led the policy development for the implementation
of new legislation in Out of Home Care in NSW and undertook
planning for the enhancement of the Out of Home Care
service system in NSW.
She was awarded the Macquarie Graduate
School of Management Year 2000 Alumni Award for Outstanding
Achievement. For six years she was a member of The Executive
Connection, an organisation for CEOs committed to their
ongoing professional development.
For information on her consulting roles
see “Our Clients/Our Experience”