Our Leadership Team

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Penny Hamilton

Chief Executive Officer

(07) 4639 3821

Penny has more than 30 years experience working with communities in rural and remote regions. She is the former Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Queensland natural resource management group, Condamine Alliance and is Secretary of Forum Communicators, a Queensland based public speaking organisation. She holds Bachelor and Masters Degrees in the field of agricultural science and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Penny is a strong advocate for workplaces and communities that are healthy, happy, balanced and cohesive.

Direct: (07) 4690 1125
Mobile: 0438 625 371
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Adrian Bonica

Chief Financial Officer

(07) 4639 3821

Adrian is an experienced financial manager with 20 years commercial business experience involving multisite management, sales and accounting. He also worked as a professional accountant for 10 years and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting/Law). He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Direct: (07) 4690 1116
Mobile: 0475 954 767

Darce Foley

General Manager Housing

(07) 4639 3821

Darce has proven experience in the community sector with roles in community mental health, employment and disability services, community welfare and social housing. He joined YellowBridge QLD in 2012 where he leads the Housing program. He is a Member of the Toowoomba Housing and Homelessness Coalition and holds qualifications in community services and development, mental health, and social housing.

Direct: (07) 4690 1123
Mobile: 0448 914 417
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Jodie Collins

General Manager Disability Services

(07) 4639 3271

Jodie has extensive experience in the community services sector with professional roles in aged care, allied health, training, disability management, and lifestyle and leisure coordination. She commenced her career as an Enrolled Nurse in Dalby and holds Diplomas in Community Services Management and Leisure and Health. She joined YellowBridge QLD in 2015 to lead the organisation’s transition to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

Direct: (07) 4620 0302
Mobile: 0438 472 294
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Maria Sloane

General Manager Home Services

(07) 4632 3233

Maria has a broad range of experience within the agricultural, health, aged care and government sectors. She is an experienced manager and was awarded the 2014 Manager of the Year Award at the Toowoomba Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards. She joined YellowBridge in 2010, then known as Toowoomba Community Housing Service.

Direct: (07) 4620 0307
Mobile: 0418 154 661

Amanda Dalton

General Manager Youth Services

(07) 4639 3821

Amanda joined our team in April 2017 as part of the organisational merge between YellowBridge QLD and The Haven Association where she had been the Manager for four years. Amanda has more than 17 years experience in the youth and community services sector and has held team leader, coordinator and manager roles in youth work, Youth Justice, family support and case work and management across a range of government and non-government youth focussed programs. Amanda holds qualifications in Youth Work and Community Sector Management and is an active member in local sector relevant coalition and networking groups.

Mobile: 0403 756 783
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Kim Burow

Workplace Health and Safety Manager

(07) 4639 3271

Kim joined YellowBridge QLD in 2004 and is experienced in disability support provision and coordination and workplace health and safety implementation and management. She holds qualifications in both disability and workplace health and safety as well as a Bachelor of Science (Psychology). 

Direct: (07) 4620 0311
Mobile: 0448 028 666
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Sandy Jenkinson

Senior Administration Manager

(07) 4639 3821

Sandy is an experienced and skilled administrator. She has spent more than 30 years working in a variety of local, state and national organisations including Pony Club South Australia, community psychology and diabetes clinics, RSPCA Queensland and Medicare Local Mental Health. Sandy joined YellowBridge QLD in 2015 where she leads the corporate administration team and provides personal assistance to the Chief Executive Officer.

Direct: (07) 4690 1112
Mobile: 0407 344 669