Empowering Sustainable Life Choices & Communities
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About Us

Our People

David Ould - Chairman since 2013
Join Date:May 2013
Qualifications:B.Sc.(Hons), B.Div., Dip. Min.
Skills / Experience:

David currently serves as the Rector of Glenfield & Macquarie Fields Anglican Church

and is also trained as a chartered accountant specialising in not-for-profits, small and medium sized enterprises and superannuation.

 

 

What excites you about BTCG:

“What I love about Break the Cycle is that we offer real potential for change in people's lives in a unique environment that values them as individuals and their contribution to their community”


Nick Hall - Treasurer
Join Date:Board Member since 2009
Skills / Experience:

Working in the IT industry for over a decade. Nick brings a wealth of knowledge on systems design and integration.

What excites you about BTCG:

“It’s incredibly rewarding to see the tangible results in our community by creating change in an individual”


Jacquie Kinsey - Secretary
Join Date:Board Member since 2008
Qualifications:Diploma in Teaching, Grad Dip in Creative & Expressive arts
Skills / Experience:

Jacquie has over 20 years of experience in the education sector. Jacquie also has hands on experience as Director of Break the Cycle for over 5 years before making the transition to the Board.

What excites you about BTCG:

“It’s truly remarkable to see first hand the human ability to show love and compassion and the impact that has on individuals ability to change.”


Tim Warton
Join Date:Board Member since 2013
Qualifications:B Hlth Scn (Rehab Counselling) NSW PhD Candidate (Social Work Criminology)
Skills / Experience:

Tim brings an extensive knowledge and 10 years experience in the Social Services & Govt sector to the board. His current role as a Juvenile Justice Counsellor (Sexual and Violent Offending Programs) sees him working with the complexities of disadvantage in any setting (both wealthy and poor) on an individual level (keeping broader social systems in mind).

What excites you about BTCG:

“Break the Cycle is a great model championing the injustices that social disadvantage brings. There’s a real opportunity for our business, political and community leaders to take a civic leadership role in bringing a generational shift in our society."


Matt Deeth - Board Member
Join Date:Board Member since 2011
Skills / Experience:

Working in advertising and marketing for the past 10 years Matt has a passion for building stronger community through communication and education.

What excites you about BTCG:

“Break the Cycle is building social capacity to solve its own unique challenges through change in the individual which in turn changes the collective.”


Cherrine Jarrett - Manager
Join Date:Since 2013
Skills / Experience:

Cherrine has been a part of Break the Cycle since 2013 and brings a wealth of experience from previous management roles at other charities and NGO's. She has a passion for fostering and coordinating like minded organisations in driving real outcomes for the community. Cherrine's drive and dedication comes from a desire to see lives changed. 

Passions:

"There's nothing more rewarding than seeing a person make a life choice and experiencing the positive outcome flow from that choice" 


Stuart Woods - BTCG Chaplain
Join Date:Since 2013
Skills / Experience:

Stuart works as a onsite Chaplain at Break the Cycle and is available to anyone in the community. Along with his Chaplain role Stuart also coordinates our recedivisim program. He also works along side men in developing emotional intellegence. Stuart has a passion to see meaningful change in people. 

Passions:

"To see men stand up and take control of their lives is powerful. The result in our communities is we are seeing these guys become change makers!"