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.

Jodi Wright

Board Member

Jodi is currently the Rapid Risk Reduction Manager with BHP at Newman Operations, and has a multinational career in mining in leadership, management and consulting roles spanning over two decades. Strengths include complex, dynamic and ambiguous problem solving, driving organisational value through strong operational and strategic skills, and engagement with multidisciplinary stakeholders.

Jodi is passionate about optimising business sustainability through the Environmental, Social and Governance lens and supporting their Social License to Operate.

Jodi holds a Global Executive MBA, Graduate Diploma of Mining and Honours in Bachelor of Engineering (Geological). Jodi is also a Fellow and Chartered Professional of The Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Jodi is also on the Board of Newman Primary School.

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.

Nicole Thibodeau

Interim CEO

Nicole is a Registered Nurse and experienced healthcare leader, with 15+ years of professional experience across international, public, and private settings.  She is currently a director of Treble Care Consulting, a small firm which supports businesses seeking financial and operational efficiencies without compromising high quality patient care.

Nicole has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN), the first half of her career spent clinically in various Emergency and Trauma settings, and the latter half in management, eventually becoming Chief Nursing Officer of an ASX-listed General Practice service, responsible for 500+ nurses working in 72 Medical Centres across Australia.

She has supplemented years of nursing and management experience with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree, enabling her to approach healthcare scenarios with a commercial perspective.