has a volunteer Management Committee which meets monthly. We are always happy
to meet people who may be interested in getting involved. Our Annual General Meeting is held in August each year.
President - Jane Geltch
is one of our co-founders and inaugural Service Manager. Her son is a
KALP participant and she works with National Disability
Services (NDS) Queensland. Jane has been
instrumental in KALP's development as an innovative and family focused service,
and is passionate about and committed to our values.
An inaugural Queensland Leadership program graduate, Jane has a great ability to mobilise
people with her passion and great sense of fun. She loves books, ideas and
Vice President - Helen Roberts
another of the founders of KALP, has been with the Management Committee
since the beginning. Her daughter attends KALP and her whole family are very active supporters.
Helen helps out with volunteer admin support at KALP and is a quiet
achiever willing to do whatever it takes to make and keep KALP a great service.
Acting Treasurer - Don Wade
Don is another of the co-founders of KALP and has been a committed and generous supporter and volunteer ever since. Don's experience in government agencies and as a parent of a person with a disability adds real value to our committee. His son attends KALP.
Don is Participant Representative and currently acting in the Treasurer's role.
Volunteer Representative - James Harvey
James joined the Management Committee in April 2012. He has a strong financial background, having worked in funds management for the past 16 years.
James has been involved with a number non-profit organisations on a voluntary basis including being Convenor of the Brisbane City branch of Amnesty International.
Parent Representative - Jim McLaughlin
Jim has a long history of community involvement in
regional Queensland, and though
he has retired from paid work, brings his many years of small business experience, his amazing energy and his commitment to community to our committee.
He is a parent of a KALP participant.
Parent Representative - Larraine McLaughlin
Larraine is also an experienced small business
person and a passionate and dedicated community volunteer.
She is tireless and
can always be depended on to show up and pitch in, no matter what the occasion.
Laraine is a parent of a KALP participant.