Sara has broad leadership experience including aged care, health and military environments. She has up to date knowledge in leadership and management having attended Mt Eliza Executive Education, building on her Bachelor of Business. She is a graduate of the Vincent Fairfax, Ethics in Leadership program adding an ethical dimension to her skill set. Sara’s leadership in aged care and health is highly credible as she is a Registered Nurse.
Sara’s leadership experience both in health and the military along with her interest in bringing the best from people has led to highly successful outcomes in leading change. Examples include developing a Shared Vision for the future based on community engagement principles, enabling establishment of the Dementia Excellence Program at Eldercare and gaining funding for a New Model of Maternity Care in a remote setting.
Sara has presented at conferences both nationally and internationally sharing her experience of aligning people and leading change in different settings. Sara believes that management and leadership are equally important. In these changing times she believes the flexibility of the learning organization is the key to success along with driving innovation from the customer interface ensuring a customer focused approach.
Experience as a Board member of Aged and Community Services SA NT and Chair of the Finance and Audit Committee has provided Sara with the opportunity to build a successful network in the Aged Care Sector.
Sara’s leadership in service industries is firmly based on the strong foundation of ethical behavior, faith in people, attention to sound finances and rigorous quality principles.
Sara’s qualifications include RGN, Bachelor of Business, Vincent Fairfax Fellow and Graduate Advanced Management Program, Mt Eliza. Sara holds membership with Australian Institute of Company Directors, Australian College Health Service Management, Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association and St James Ethics Centre.