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St John’s Youth Services
Centacare – Outer North Youth Services
Lee Green Accountant Firm
The Salvation Army
Domestic Violence Crisis Service Inc.
The Salvation Army-Bramwell House
UCWB –Inner Southern Homelessness Service
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Chair Person – Homelessness SA
Manager – Youth 110 – St. Johns Youth Services
Ryan has over 10 years’ experience working in the Youth Homelessness Sector since completing his Bachelor of Social Work from UniSA.
Ryan currently works at St John’s Youth Services as a Manager of youth110, South Australia’s emergency accommodation service for young people experiencing homelessness.
He has also held management and leadership positions at Ladder St Vincent Street and Burdekin Place and previous experience working in child protection.
Ryan has been a Board Member of Homelessness SA since 2012, is South Australia’s representative on Council to Homeless Person Australia and previously involved in SACOSS policy council for three years.
Deputy Chairperson – Homelessness SA
Manager – Outer North Youth Services – Centacare
Outer North Youth Homelessness Program and Hannah Place
Tracy has worked in the homelessness arena for nearly 20 years. Tracy started as a volunteer with Youth Services of the Barossa (YSOB). Further education starting at Tafe SA and studied a number of Community Services Certificates then gained employment in the homelessness field as a case manager with YSOB and currently works as a manager in youth homelessness with Centacare. Along the way studied at university and has a Graduate Diploma in Social Science (Housing Management and Policy). Tracy has been a member of Homelessness SA for 10 years.
Secretory – Homelessness SA
Manager – Towards Independence – Salvation Army
Tania Sharp works within The Salvation Army for Towards Independence Network of Services. Tania has worked within the Network for 13 years and has had numerous roles during that time, currently working as Manager of Client Services overseeing the 4 main network programs. Towards Independence has homelessness funded programs, and drug and alcohol funded programs and most have counselling and casework as part of their core service delivery. The Network provides beds in one way form or another for over 120 people each night, with 30 of those being overnight stays in the Sobering Up Unit. Tania has been on the board of Homelessness SA for 6 years and has counselling and front line management qualifications.
Tressure – Homelessness SA
I am an accountant and accredited SMSF Specialist Adviser(SSA™).
I began my accounting career at Australian Executor Trustees(AET), now part of IOOF. It was at AET that I began my association with Centacare through running our Christmas collection. We collected Christmas presents for children whose parents were clients of Centacare, as well as non-perishable food and personal care items for the Hutt St Centre.
I have lived in Adelaide my whole life. I find Adelaide a wonderful, and user-friendly place to live and especially to raise a family. I live in Adelaide’s inner south with my husband and our two children.
When I’m not being an accountant, you’ll find me helping our children with their homework, cheering on their sporting teams, trying out all the local playgrounds and testing how much fun we can fit in to our time off together.
Manager – Bramwell House – Salvation Army
Naomi has been a member of the board since 2015. Naomi has a Bachelor Of Social Work. She has worked in a number of different roles over her professional life including Child Protection, Parent Education, Community Group Work, Overseas Mission and she is currently managing a Women’s Domestic Violence Shelter.