Our Board



First generation New Zealand born Samoan living in Western Australia for 40 years, the last 7 years in a remote Indigenous community in the Kimberley.
Strong Family and Domestic Violence advocate for over 30 years focussed on maximising the safety of women and protection of children/young people on state and national levels.

Arina is committed to increasing the overall wellbeing and safety of individuals, families and communities, both Indigenous and Non – Indigenous.

Jeremy Edwards

Vice Chair

Jeremy is a skilled Local Government practitioner with 30 years’ experience in senior and executive management roles in both metropolitan and regional areas throughout Western Australia. Jeremy has a community oriented approach and is committed to enhancing peoples quality of life, he has proven Leadership and strong Governance skills along with a sound understanding of strategic frameworks in the not for profit and government environment. Jeremy was appointed to the board in 2019 and took over the role as Vice Chairperson in 2020. Jeremy holds qualifications in the form of a Graduate Certificate in Management from Deakin University, a Master of Business and Leadership from Curtin University and is a Fellow of Leadership WA. Jeremy currently holds the position of Chief Executive Officer at the City of Swan.

Rick Post

Board Treasurer

Rick Post has been working in Insurance & Risk Management since 1980, firstly at SGIO where he was a Regional Manager at the Goldfields office, then more recently at Centrewest Insurance Brokers as a Senior Insurance Broker. Since 2013 Rick has been Managing Director of this successful business & has been involved in several successful negotiations & acquisitions of Insurance Brokers.

Rick has been a Director of Steadfast Group for 2 years from 2010 & assisted in their preparation for public listing in 2013 & remains on the Steadfast Foundation Board

Kim Lovibond

Board Member

Kim is currently the Executive Manager Operations of Boab Health Services in Broome and has had over 10 years’ executive management experience in the Aboriginal health sector. Her career has been in remote Australia working with communities such as Yalata (SA), Oak Valley (SA), Tjuntjuntjara (WA) and now in the Kimberley region. Kim is committed to the provision of equitable health care around Australia.

Kim holds a Master of Health Economics and Policy (Health Management), Graduate Certificate in Economics, Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), and is a current candidate of the Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance and Risk Management, and Prince2. Kim is also an Associate of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Lisa Clack

Board Secretary

Lisa is currently the Chief Executive Officer with the Shire of Merredin, and has a career leading public policy development and programs in both State and Local Government for over two decades. A skilled engager, she is experienced in addressing complex and contentious community issues, attracting divergent views.

Lisa is a current MBA candidate at University of Sydney, holds a Master of Social Science, Bachelor of Arts (Psychology), Graduate Certificate Management, Certificate Financial Accounting, and Diploma of Project Management. Lisa is also a Fellow of Leadership WA.

Kate Whyman

Board Member

Kate is currently an Executive Director in the Victorian Department of health and was previously a General Manager of one of Australia’s largest tertiary teaching hospitals. From providing care at the bedside as a physiotherapist through to delivering strategic agendas, she has a career spanning twenty five years in public health excellence. Kate is recognised as an authentic, empathic and accountable leader with a deep commitment to empowering and enhancing the experience for patients, healthcare providers and researchers. She has a special interest in transformation, implementing new technologies and developing new models of care to improve equity and access to care for patients. She is also a Board Director for Women’s Health in the South East.  A not for profit primary prevention agency for the health and wellbeing of women in the Southern Metropolitan Region of Melbourne, Victoria.

Ishbell Reid


Ishbell is a Registered Nurse and healthcare executive with 8 years experience as a CEO in aged care and retirement living.

She has worked with for profit, not for profit and public sector organisations in both regional and rural communities.

She has extensive knowledge of the aged care industry and experience in driving organisational change.

Ishbell is a lead auditor in quality management systems, and has a strong background in corporate governance and risk management including developing governance frameworks, policies and manuals.

She is committed to working with, supporting and developing her teams to deliver excellence in care and service delivery.