​CONNECT offices are located in Lismore and Tweed Heads. Our staff have vast knowledge, are local and are familiar with the community needs in which they work and live.

Executive Support Team:

Melissa Hughes - Chief Executive Officer

Peter Skaines - Executive Director/Manager - Administration Services

Liz Scroope - Finance Officer


Indigenous Youth Employment Team:

Margaret Hughes - Program Manager

Jenny Morgan - Youth Project Officer

Paul Dooner - Aboriginal Youth Project Officer - Lismore and Casino

Ian Geyer - Aboriginal Youth Project Officer - Woodenbong 

Joanne Randall - Aboriginal Youth Project Officer - Clarence Valley

Josiah Williams - Aboriginal Youth Services Trainee

Work It Out Team:

Sue Ryan - Program Manager

Kim Telling - Youth Support Coordinator

Kristie Bambach - Youth Support Officer

Sarah O'Neill - Youth Support Administrative Assistant


Work Placement Team:

Kate Fewtrell - Program Manager

Jacqui Brenton - Team Leader - Work Placement

Lisa McCabe - Work Placement Coordinator

Donna Barker - Work Placement Coordinator

Sue Willis - Work Placement Coordinator

Gabby Sambuari-Jay - Administration Assistant

Jacqui Payne - Work Placement Trainee