Amanda is a lawyer who has been working in private practice in Bunbury since 2010. Amanda believes in the importance of education and study, having completed her law degree as a mature age student, graduating with honours and receiving the award for top graduating Bachelor of Laws student at the end of her degree. Amanda has been a member of a variety of boards over the years and is looking forward to being of assistance to the Manea Senior College Board wherever she can.
Mark is a Financial Advisor who has run his own business since 2005. The business has grown from humble beginnings to a point today that it is a highly successful award winning company. Prior to this Mark studied as primary school teacher and worked for 12 years in the profession.
Rosina is a local business partner of Lew’s Auto Repairs for 28 years. She is a mother of 3 children and is expecting first grandchild end of May 2018.
She has obtained an Art & Design and Adult Leadership certificates; has 14 years of service as a Scout Leader at 2nd Bunbury Sea Scouts; and has experience as a playgroup & Event Coordinator. She has 8 years’ experience as a private Independent School Board member and likes to be a proactive citizen and give back to the community.
Rosina enjoys growing and exhibiting roses, gardening, art craft & design, hiking, camping, the environment, travelling overseas, cooking and entertaining family and friends.
Mark is a business professional who has worked in senior management roles in, Telecommunications and ICT Services, FMCG manufacturing and the WA Health Department.
He is an innovative leader with a strong record of delivering projects, establishing and growing businesses and has a record of accomplishment in creating business value.
Mark has a strategic regional focus and currently the CEO of the Bunbury Geographe Chamber of Commerce and Industry, he also serves on the board of Enable WA.
He has 20 years of experience in Executive and Senior Management leadership roles in both the private and public sectors.
Yvette has been the Manager of Corporate Services at Manea Senior College since 2008. Prior to this she was the Business Manager at Kalgoorlie Boulder Community High School for a number of years. Yvette is very passionate about ensuring that Manea Senior College students’ have the best possible resources and facilities and uses her wealth of school administration experience to ensure all the support services at Manea run efficiently.
Rahbia is a training consultant providing training, assessment and online course design services to a Bunbury based training organisation. Prior to running her own consulting and website design business, she has spent all her working life in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector within Training Organisations, Group Training Organisations, Apprenticeship Centres and TAFEs in a variety of roles from administration to management. Rahbia is a proud product of the VET sector as an employee, lifelong student and trainee who firmly believes in the power of education for all.
Nicola is a Commercial Administration Manager, and a current member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, for the past 9 years working in the mining industry in the South West region. She is currently the chairperson of the Greenbushes Community Resource Centre. Nicola lives in Donnybrook with her husband, 2 children and Phoebe the bulldog, bringing a regional perspective to the Board. During her spare time she enjoys historic cars, roller derby coaching, and reading.
Sue is a mother of two based in Bunbury where she has resided for the last 12 years.
Originally from Perth, Sue moved to the South West over 20 years ago as Financial Controller for the Shire of Manjimup, and has since established her own Accounting business servicing the Medical Profession in Bunbury and Perth.
Sue has extensive experience in Public Accounting, Local Government, Hospitality and Small Business although her focus has moved toward Management and Administration.
This is the second time Sue has been a Parent Representative having been on the Board 3 years ago when her son attended Manea Senior College.
Sue is very passionate about the role of Manea Senior College in helping to prepare students for the workplace and/or further education, and embraces the opportunity to contribute to creating a unique and inclusive secondary campus.
Fiona is the General Manager for a local South West event management and equipment hire company, she is also a mother to two pretty great kids and a wife to a very patient husband. With a varied professional history across finance, management, administration and retail, Fiona enjoys new challenges and is always looking to learn new skills and meet new people. In her spare time Fiona likes to give back to the community and currently volunteers as an umpire for the Donnybrook Amateur Basketball Association and is the Chairperson of the Donnybrook Apple Festival Committee. Fiona is an advocate for a strong, fair public education system and looks forward to supporting Manea Senior College through her role on the Board.
Janene is a Science teacher, specialising in Biology and Human Biology who is born and bred in the southwest. She started at Manea in 2010 has taken on roles as Year Coordinator, Student Services, Health and Medical Specialist Program teacher and currently the Teaching and Learning Coordinator.
She is a Level 3 Classroom teacher and was state finalist in 2014 for the WA Secondary Teaching awards.