NICE TO MEET YOU

OUR PEOPLE

THE BOARD

Richard Dent

NFP CEO & Executive

Richard is a highly experienced NFP Executive, Director, Advisor, and Associate with a strong track record of leading and growing organizations and movements in Australia’s civic life for over two decades. He has played key roles in major social campaigns like the National Disability Insurance Scheme and excels in leadership, executive management, NFP governance, and executive coaching. Richard’s passion lies in building a better world by addressing significant strategic issues across various sectors, aiming to create positive change for all.

Richard Dent

NFP CEO & Executive

Richard is a highly experienced NFP Executive, Director, Advisor, and Associate with a strong track record of leading and growing organizations and movements in Australia’s civic life for over two decades. He has played key roles in major social campaigns like the National Disability Insurance Scheme and excels in leadership, executive management, NFP governance, and executive coaching. Richard’s passion lies in building a better world by addressing significant strategic issues across various sectors, aiming to create positive change for all.

Richard Dent

NFP CEO & Executive

Richard is a highly experienced NFP Executive, Director, Advisor, and Associate with a strong track record of leading and growing organizations and movements in Australia’s civic life for over two decades. He has played key roles in major social campaigns like the National Disability Insurance Scheme and excels in leadership, executive management, NFP governance, and executive coaching. Richard’s passion lies in building a better world by addressing significant strategic issues across various sectors, aiming to create positive change for all.

Your Name

This Could Be You

Are you a seasoned professional with leadership experience or high-level skills looking to make a significant impact in animal welfare? Forever Friends is actively seeking individuals to join our board of directors who possess expertise in areas such as non-profit management, fundraising, legal affairs, marketing, or other relevant fields. Your passion for animals and dedication to making a difference can play a crucial role in guiding our organization towards achieving its mission. If you are ready to contribute your talents to our cause and help shape the future of animal rescue, please reach out to us. Together, we can create positive change for animals in need and our community.

THE COMMITTEE

Saskia Adams

President & Founder

Marie Dewar

Vice President & Surrenders

Aisling Wood

IT Portfolio & Pocket Pets

Jill Potter

Head of Team Dog

Kylie Chapman

Head of Team Cat

Madeline Pettet

Social Media & Marketing

Sarah Langtry

Data & Governance

Helen Jackson

Events Portfolio

Genene Schumacher

Cat Intake Coordinator

Mel Cross

Media Coordinator

Naomi Jeganathan

Cattery Coord & Vet Support

Lachlan Barnard

Sanctuary Manager

“ADOPTING MY DOG INKA WAS THE BEST THING I’VE EVER DONE. I OFTEN WONDER WHO SAVED WHO. MY RESCUE DOG IS MY EVERYTHING.”

— KASIA, ADOPTER & FOREVER FRIENDS VOLUNTEER