Operations Team

Jodhi Wilkinson - Executive Officer

Jodhi Gough

Executive Officer

Jodhi brings with her to SWITCH spaces extensive knowledge and experience having either worked in, owned or operated a broad range of business, government, not-for-profit and community based health care services.

People and community are at the heart of Jodhi’s foundation.  This is why you will hear her in continuous dialogue about the importance of relationship building and connection. It is these very drivers that motivate and guide Jodhi in both her professional and personal life.

Outside of SWITCH Jodhi can been seen enjoying the fabulous landscape that is Tasmania with her family, friends and community.

Jess Jansz

Jess Jansz

Operations Coordinator

Jess is supported by more than 10 years’ experience in Hospitality and Tourism Industry. She is passionate about making a positive difference to local business and currently operates a newly established consulting firm, focusing on People and Organisational development. Jess’s work experience is supported by a range of qualifications including a Master’s in Business Administration, a Cert IV in Training and Assessment and a Cert IV in Human Resources.

When she is not busy raising three young boys and finishing off her degree, you’ll find Jess on top of a mountain or with a glass of wine in the beautiful Tasmanian sunshine.

Our Board

James McCormack

Chairman

A management consultant with expertise in regional labour markets. James has held senior executive roles within the Australian Government across various portfolios.

Jan Bonde

Jan Bonde

Deputy Chairman

Jan is the Mayor of Central Coast, and also has extensive agribusiness experience.

Michael Walsh

Michael Walsh

Public Officer

A retired solicitor with a long term interest in corporate and organisation governance.

Philip Viney

Philip Viney

Treasurer

An experienced CPA, Phil operates his own accountancy practice in Ulverstone.

Anthony Brandsema

Anthony Brandsema

Secretary

Anthony is a co-owner of the highly regarded agricultural enterprise, J and A Brandsema at Turners Beach.

Sandra Ayton

Sandra Ayton

Sandra is the General Manager at Central Coast Council.

Daryl Connelly

Daryl Connelly

Cofounding Switch Tasmania in 2011, Daryl served as Deputy Chairman before being offered the paid Executive Officer role in 2013. Daryl currently works as the Chief Executive Officer at the Cradle Coast Authority. He holds a Master of Business and is a graduate of the Tasmanian Leaders Program.

Phil na Champassak

Phil owns and manages the acclaimed boutique hotel The Madsen, at Penguin.