Who We Are

Our people

Our leadership team

Liberty’s leadership team is made up of passionate professionals in their fields.

Together we lead the way in offering a whole of family approach to recognise, respond and prevent domestic and family violence.

Kelly Lamb – CEO

Kelly Lamb is a Gomeroi Woman whose ancestors are Gamilaraay people from Coolah and the Hunter Valley of NSW. Kelly is an experienced and dedicated leader who is committed to ensuring Liberty continues to provide effective, easily-accessible services to people in our local community affected by domestic and family violence.

Kelly is Vice Chair of DVNSW, the peak body for domestic and family violence in NSW. Kelly also represents Liberty as a member of the Mid North Coast Domestic Violence Consortium.

Prior to taking on the role of CEO in 2018, Kelly was a Board Member of the organisation for four years. Kelly has ten years’ experience in community services, including in the disability services sector, and more than 20 years’ experience leading organisations in both the not-for-profit and corporate sectors.

Kelly has held several volunteer positions in her local community focused on supporting and celebrating women, including as past President of the Hastings Business Women’s Network, co-founder of the renowned annual International Women’s Day event, and co-designer of a women’s mentoring program.

Kelly developed her team leadership and organisational management skills in her former roles in the corporate sector. She is also a member of numerous local Boards and Committees including Business NSW.

Donna Harper – Aboriginal Specialist Support and Housing Manager

Donna is a Gomeroi women from Walhollow (Caroona) NSW. She manages a dedicated team of domestic and family violence specialists across Liberty’s Galbaan House Crisis Accommodation and Liberty Cottage Outreach Centre, empowering women and children to live free from violence. Donna previously held the positions of Aboriginal Specialist Housing Manager, Team Leader and Women and Children’s Advocate with Liberty.

Donna has held several leadership positions during her career, including as Director of Warren Preschool, Team Leader of Nursing in Warren at Calara House, Team Leader for Disabilities at Yarrabin Nyngan NSW, and Team Leader for Yalmambirra Learning Centre with Barnardos Australia in Wellington NSW.

Donna also worked as the Aboriginal Coordinator for Barnardos Wellington HIPPY program (Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters) and facilitated women’s programs within Wellington Correctional Centre.

Donna is dedicated and passionate about her culture and working with community. She is co-chair of Bearlay and sits on the Aboriginal Advisory  Committee for Port Macquarie Base Hospital.

She holds a Diploma in Community Services, Advanced Diploma in Leadership and Management and an Assistant in Nursing Certificate.

Brooke Maggs – Community & Prevention Programs Manager / People & Culture Manager

As a Prevention and Awareness Specialist with Liberty, Brooke delivers domestic violence prevention education sessions to businesses, the education sector, community organisations and government agencies.

Brooke has more than 15 years’ experience in leadership, coaching and training, and organisational and workforce development in both not-for-profit and corporate sectors. She is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Training and Development.

In her capacity as Training and Development Coordinator, she leads the ongoing development of Liberty’s team of domestic violence specialists. She values collaboration and empowerment, is a writer for a number of online publications and a sought-after coach and trainer.

Michelle Parker – Communications Manager

Michelle is a communications specialist with two decades of experience consulting to a range of not-for-profit organisations and businesses on the Mid North Coast and in Sydney.

She draws on her expertise in public relations, stakeholder engagement and marketing to build a community of support for Liberty and to raise awareness of domestic violence through media and social media, community events and relationship building.

Michelle attained a Bachelor of Public Relations and Organisational Communications from Charles Sturt University in 2001 and recently taught Public Relations, Communications, Advertising and Events subjects at CSU in Port Macquarie.

She is an active member of the local community, having held board and committee positions with the Hastings Business Women’s Network, Coastal Warriors, and the International Women’s Day – Hastings Heroines event.

Tracy Brenton – Finance Manager

Tracy is a Chartered Accountant with an extensive background in the small business sector. She holds a Bachelor of Business and a Masters of Business Administration.

Prior to commencing her role with Liberty, Tracy gained valuable experience in the community services sector in a similar role with another not-for-profit organisation.

Her finance experience spans two decades, having worked in Public Practice providing tax, accounting and audit services, including her own Accounting firm which specialised in small business. Roles as the Financial Controller for two local Credit Unions round out her experience.

Tracy has a passion for giving back to the community and is a proud Rotarian, having served as President of her Rotary Club twice in recent years. Previous volunteer Board positions include Treasurer and committee member of the Macleay Business Women’s Network and committee member of the Kempsey Chamber of Commerce.

Our domestic and family violence team

Liberty team members share a common goal to create a community where women and children are empowered and safe from domestic and family violence.

It’s what drives our actions every day and it’s what makes Liberty a nurturing and purpose driven place to progress your career.

The Liberty team comes from all walks of life which shapes the positive long lasting impact we have on the diverse needs of the women and families we support.

Liberty offers professional development opportunities to our team and ongoing mentorship.

Kelly Wyatt – Specialist Support and Housing Team Leader

Kelly leads Liberty’s crisis accommodation, transitional housing and outreach teams.

She has worked across a number of roles with Liberty over the past few years, delivering specialist domestic violence support in Community Partnerships and most recently at Galbaan House Crisis Accommodation.

After completing her Bachelor of Social Work, Kelly has spent the last decade supporting children and youth through her various roles in childcare and education institutions.

Kelly’s social nature and sense of humour enable her to make meaningful connections with young people and as a result, Kelly was charged with delivering the youth wellbeing program at Nautilus College before taking on a Youth Employment role with Chess Connect.

Cam McKinley-Rodgers – Community & Prevention Programs Team Leader

Cam leads a team of domestic and family violence specialists working across a number of Community & Prevention program areas. Most recently, Cam was Liberty’s Men’s Behaviour Change Specialist, delivering group work and case management for Engage2Change and Fixed Address.

He brings a wealth of experience in offender management and a deep understanding of the complexities surrounding men’s use of violence to keep women and children safe.

Cam has many years’ experience working with the National Probation Service in the UK where he coordinated a multi-agency response to the case management and behaviour change of men who use violence.

He gained certificates in Substance Misuse and Offender Management and went on to specialise in supporting men and women to withdraw from their use of drugs and alcohol.

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