At Flinders Foundation, we prioritise inclusivity, flexibility, and mutual respect. We believe in fostering meaningful relationships and partnerships that are grounded in shared values, purpose, and goals.

We believe that the foundation of success lies in meaningful relationships. Our shared values, purpose, and goals help to bring our close-working team together to achieve great things.  

Our team

Executive Director

Ross Verschoor

Data & Systems

Sally Loomes
Head of Data & Systems

Leisha Van Pelt
Data & Systems Specialist


Hayley Pryzibilla
Engagement Manager


Genevieve Sanchez
Communications Manager

Jonathan Barge
Design & Digital Specialist

Shannyn Ingarfill
Communications & Social Media Specialist

Jane Trembath
Media & Communications Specialist


Cheryl Haynes 
 Events Specialist

Community Partnerships

Nicole Size
Manager, Community Partnerships

Dale Birrell
Community Engagement Specialist

Kimberley Skrypek 
Community Engagement Coordinator


Lauren Halliday
Head of Operations

Alana Phipps
Business Support Coordinator

Our values

Our values shape every aspect of our work, they define who we are and how we positively impact the lives of those we serve.


We are positive change makers
  • We have a passion for learning and continually strive to find better ways.
  • We reflect on past experiences and learnings to improve our future impact and results.
  • We are not afraid to ask questions because curiosity is how we learn and grow.
  • We actively listen and are genuinely inspired by other’s stories.


We do the right things, the right way
  • Our community is at the heart of all our decisions.
  • We own our actions and deliver on our commitments and promises.
  • We speak up if something doesn't feel right.
  • We know who we are and what we stand for.


We are better together
  • We have a shared purpose. Our connection to the cause is real and greater than any individual pursuit.
  • We are proud of who we are, what we do and the positive impact we have on our community.
  • We value strong relationships with donors, supporters, researchers, health professionals, and each other, through the highs and the lows.
  • We have fun, share joy and celebrate!


We are kind and respectful
  • We are genuine in the way we care and support one another, and it’s something you can see, feel and hear.
  • We are inclusive, thoughtful, considerate, and embrace differences.
  • We express our gratitude, genuinely showing kindness to others.
  • We create a warm and safe space for all.

Benefits of working at Flinders Foundation

A values-driven environment
  • A purpose-based organisation driven by strong values
Empowering work culture
  • A supportive team environment with a positive and respectful culture
Work-life balance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Two health and wellbeing days per annum
Investment in professional growth
  • Financial support and time for professional and personal development activities
Financial benefits
  • Salary packaging benefits to increase take-home pay
Supportive work environment
  • Quality IT and systems to help get the job done
  • Stand up desks to support mobility and comfort
  • Discounted parking
Employee wellbeing
  • Access to free counselling
  • Access to flu vaccinations to support health and wellbeing
  • Two weeks paid parental leave

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