Membership

INCORPORATED ASSOCIATION
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Wyong Neighbourhood Centre Inc. is our official legal name but we are also know as Phoenix Youth Support Service and Gosford CBD Community Hub.

We are an independent Incorporated Association, a registered Charity and a Deductible Gift Recipient. All donations over $2, to this organisation are tax deductible.

MEMBERSHIP

Membership is open to anyone who has an interest in our activities and services or supporting what we do at Wyong Neighbourhood Centre. The cost of membership is $6.00 (non-waged) and $10.00 (waged) per year. The membership year is July 1 to June 30, however you may join at anytime. We hold an Annual General Meeting in September or October each year and all members are welcome to attend.

Members can be nominated and voted as Board Members at the AGM. Regular meetings are held throughout the year. Board Members will be required to attend a monthly meeting (generally around 10 per calendar year).

BOARD OF MANAGEMENT

All positions on the Board of Management are voluntary. All positions are declared vacant at the Annual General Meeting each year and members are nominated to fill the positions. Positions are filled with suitably skilled and experienced community members with an interest in our programs and activities.

There are 4 office bearers (President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary) and up to 6 ordinary members each year.

If you are interested in joining our Board, please send an email to chair@wnci.com.au or text or call 0490 906 019.

 

Ms Kylie Hopkins is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Service Manager of the organisation and is responsible for all operational matters and compliance with association policies and procedures.

CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS
Annette Evans BSW/DipPhil -
Chairperson

WNCI Member since 2018. Central Coast resident.

Annette has undertaken the role of Chair of the Board since 2019. She brings her experiences working across the community services sector and has undertaken training courses through Australian Institute of Community Directors. She asks the question: "What impact have we had?"

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Lea Edwards -
Vice-Chair

 

WNCI Member since 2017. Central Coast resident

Lea has skills in HR, staffing and payroll management from an employer perspective.

Lea established her own community based NDIS registered service based in Wyong Shire.

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Jayne Dwyer -
Secretary

 

WNCI Member since 2018. Central Coast resident.

Jayne has skills in administration, training, adult education, and disability service provision.

Jayne has undertaken the role of Minutes Secretary 2019 - 2022.

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Sonya Oakes - Life Member

 

WNCI Board Member since 2014. Central Coast resident.

Sonya brings a background in adult education and a commitment to the Wyong community and a willingness to contribute to local organisations. She represents the valley communities of Wyong.

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Puti Leach - Life Member

 

WNCI Board Member since 2014. Central Coast & Wyong Shire resident.

Puti brings her commitment to the work of the Wyong Neighbourhood Centre and her skills in administration and the volunteering perspective. She has a long history with WNCI.

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Samantha (Sam) Frost BBus/LLB - Treasurer

WNCI Member since October 2020. Central Coast resident.

Samantha has experience working in corporate and not-for-profit organisations.

Samantha brings problem-solving and governance skills to the Board as well as financial management and cyber awareness.

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Monique Cardon MBA

 

Appointed to vacant position at February 2022.

Monique has worked in the not for profit sector as a senior executive on the Central Coast for 30 years. She is a management generalist with experience in governance, finance, HR, risk and compliance, marketing, and communications.

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Brittani Presland MBA

 

Appointed to vacant position at June 2022.

Brittani has recent experience working in the financial sector and local not-for-profit organisations. Brittani is a MBA and Master of Finance student and has studied governance at AICD. Brittani brings a youth perspective to the board and a commitment to the local community.

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Position Vacant - WNC Member

 

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Position Vacant - WNC Member