Easylink is the short name we use for Easylink Community Services Limited, a not for profit public company limited by guarantee, commenced in July 2016.
We previously operated under the name of Manly Warringah Pittwater Community Transport Inc. for over 30 years.
Easylink is a registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission (ACNC) and a public benevolent institution.
Our organisation is an approved provider for the National Disability Insurance Scheme and My Aged Care.
Debbie has spent 20 years protecting and representing her council, university, government, hospitality, and large and small business clients. Having established Integrity Corporate Finance Group in 1997, Debbie fought to expose unethical business practices and contracts.
Nominated for Business Woman of the Year on three separate occasions, Debbie is also an educator, speaker, mentor, and a compassionate and long standing advocate and fundraiser for the disadvantaged.
Debbie joined the board after learning of Easylink’s services in her endeavour to help an older woman who had lost her bearings, did not speak English and was in need of finding her way home.
Debbie was elected to the position of Chairperson of Easylink in May 2019.
Kylie was elected deputy mayor of Pittwater Council in (2013-2016). While she has always had an avid interest in politics, Kylie has had a varied career in finance, travel and logistics.
Since entering politics, Kylie has fought for many causes in the community such as banning smoking on the beach, fighting against inappropriate developments and fighting for the youth in the area.
Kylie is also the Chairperson of the Northern Beaches Council Environmental Committee and Deputy Chair of the Council’s Implementation Advisory Group.
Tony has over 40 years’ experience within the financial sector, during which he has developed a broad knowledge and expertise of both finance and management.
Up until retirement, Tony was a Certified Practising Accountant and a member of the Australian Institute of Credit Management.
Throughout Tony’s career, he has been actively involved in volunteering, including management accounting assistance for Sunnyfield and as a member of the Sydney Advisory Board for the Aruma (formerly House with No Steps).
Margaret has extensive management experience in the health sector, from prevention to palliative care.
Margaret is skilled in strategic planning, governance, policy development, quality improvement, marketing and communications, campaign development and evaluation, financial management, program management, team leadership and stakeholder engagement.
Margaret is passionate in promoting the social determinants of health, holding a Master of Public Health and a Graduate Diploma in Nursing Management.
Jane is currently the Senior Manager Community Engagement at Transport for NSW. With extensive experience in the design, delivery and management of large community engagement projects, Jane utilises her skills to coordinate large-scale, controversial projects in high pressure environments.
She is passionate about undertaking genuine community engagement processes that seek optimum outcomes supported by the community and key stakeholders.
Jay is the current operations director of Forest Coach Lines and has 17 years’ of experience within the transport industry. Alongside his comprehensive knowledge of transport operations and planning and traffic engineering, Jay is highly skilled in organisational development and training, industrial relations and enterprise agreement negotiations.
Jay holds a Master of Business Administration, a Graduate Certificate in Public Sector Management, a Certificate of Transport Management and other transport-related qualifications.
Grant is currently the Marketing Director, International for Chamberlain Group, the world leader is residential and commercial access solutions. He has over 15 years’ experience in marketing and strong skills in strategy development, demand creation and customer experience.
Grant is a Northern Beaches local and passionate about supporting the community and putting the customer first.
Rosanna has extensive business improvement and change initiative experience with over 20 years across a variety of business sectors. Her focus is to bring businesses back into operational effectiveness by using her communication and leadership skills.
Rosanna brings team together to understand the value and mission of the business with strategic planning and delivery. Passionate about community efforts, giving back and bringing people together in a sustainable environment, Rosanna holds projects and program management Prince2 and Agile certifications and Master of Management Degree.
With a passion for helping others through kindness, Huong is a visionary leader in strategy and change, organisation design and development, human capital and innovation. Huong offers 20+ years track record of implementing high-impact organisational and human capital solutions and delivering successful business transformation programs across complex companies affecting diverse communities, customers, professional and frontline staff in Australia and overseas.
Through her role as Adjunct Associate Professor, UNSW and Director of Laccom Services Pty Limited Huong is recognised for consistently influencing organisational growth through the delivery of innovation strategies, sound governance and leadership, improved enterprise-wide performance, system and accountability, better staff and customer experience.
Huong joins the Easylink Board to make a positive contribution to the organisation’s mission in connecting people and communities through affordable and accessible transport solutions within the Northern Beaches and Northern Sydney areas.
Susan has over 20 years experience working in senior roles in the public and not for profit sector on the Northern Beaches. She has sound strategic and operational skills and an ability to turn strategy into practical realities. Susan is also a confident communicator with strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
Susan holds a Masters in Health Personnel Education (University of New South Wales), Advanced Diploma in Community Sector Management (NSW), Certificate in Governance for Not-for-Profits (Governance Institute of Australia) and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (NSW).
Susan’s extensive experience in leadership, governance and change management will be a great asset as Easylink moves forward into some uncharted waters. Her passion for business excellence will be key to ensuring Easylink continues to grow and provide services of the highest quality for our customers well into the future.