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Executive Team

Amanda Crook

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Amanda commenced with Coolibah Care in April 2017 as the General Manager Care Services and was promoted to the Chief Executive Officer role in February 2021. She leads the executive team, manages the overall operations and resources and is responsible for the implementation of the strategic plan as approved by the board.

Amanda has a strong and diverse background in aged and primary care leadership roles and is a registered nurse.

Amanda is passionate about continuous improvement in all aspects of service delivery and demonstrates the ability to adapt to change as well as implementing innovative solutions to arising challenges within the aged care sector.

Amanda is a Registered Nurse, holds a diploma in higher education in nursing studies; teach and assessing in clinical practice, ENB 998; commenced Bachelor of Ministry.

Tracey Jackson

Board Secretary / General Manager Governance and Procurement

Tracey commenced with Coolibah in February 2017 and oversees the governance and compliance, quality management, internal auditing, workplace health and safety, records management, systems administration, and procurement services of the business.

Tracey has over ten years’ experience in governance and compliance and an additional ten years’ experience in finance and administration. She has provided company secretarial and advisory services to boards and various committees across a variety of industries, including statutory authorities and health services.

Tracey is experienced in systems implementation, asset management, management accounting, policy development and implementation and leading multi-disciplined teams.

Tracey holds a bachelor of commerce (honours); is a certified member of the Governance Institute of Australia; and certificates in governance and risk management, governance for NFPs, governance practice.

Mike Burns

General Manager Care Services 

Mike commenced with Coolibah in February 2022 and oversees residential care, home services, as well as property and environment management.

Mike has over 25 years management experience in the independent care sector across the UK and Australia.

Mike’s clinical background, coupled with his executive, corporate and operational management, offers a unique and diverse skillset to support leadership and sustainability across the care services.

Mike holds a bachelor degree, registered nursing/ registered nurse and psychiatric/mental health nursing; a diploma of finance and mortgage broking,  finance and financial management services and is currently registered with the AHPRA.

Helen Douglas

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Helen commenced with Coolibah in December 2022 as the Finance Manager and was promoted to the Chief Financial Officer role in June 2023.  She is responsible for the  strategic and  operational  financial leadership and overall management of all financial systems, regulatory compliance and potential commercial opportunities at Coolibah Care. 

Helen is an accomplished professional business advisor with a background in accounting, Strategic and business management.  She has held senior management roles across a diverse range of industries including property development, tourism, information and communications technology and more recently in the not for profit sector. 

Passionate about breaking the cycle of children and youth disengagement, Helen is the current Chair of Choyces, a NFP helping to create opportunities and support vulnerable young people.  She is also the Treasurer for the Peel Community Development Group.

Helen holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) ; is a Fellow with CPA Australia (FCPA) and Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Board of Directors

Stuart Tuckey


Stuart is a geologist with over 30 years’ experience in the mining industry and has held executive management roles within Australia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. He was a non-executive director of West Coast Radio Pty Ltd, owner of the Mandurah FM and Digital radio stations, since 2007.

Stuart has a good knowledge of the local community through family and business interests and his involvement with West Coast Radio provides an excellent conduit to maintaining a good understanding of the status of both the social and business activity within the Mandurah region.

He has a high level of financial accountability and a good understanding of financial management and governance requirements.

Michelle Sidebottom

Deputy Chairperson

Michelle’s professional experience has seen her design, develop, and implement local to major State-wide business and workforce developmental projects with the private sector, non-profits, peak industry associations, and local, State and Federal government agencies. A graduate of Harvard University’s ‘Harvard Kennedy School – Leading Economic Growth Executive Program’, Michelle is the Director of Breakaway Tourism Pty Ltd and Avocet Island Pty Ltd.

Key roles include facility management of workers’ accommodation, retirement living, hospitality, and tourism properties in Mandurah, Rockingham, and Geraldton; project management; Aboriginal tourism development services; and consultancy in the sectors of tourism, hospitality, accommodation, recreation, business, and workforce development. Additional roles include Board Member – Peel Development Commission, and Chair – Hospitality Industry Advisory Group South Metropolitan TAFE (Peel Campus).

Michelle has worked extensively across Australia, Japan and Malaysia and is a former Board Member of Visit Mandurah and Judge for the Australian and WA Tourism Awards, Australian Hotels Association (WA) Awards, and Clubs WA Awards for Excellence.

Milos Supljeglav


Milos is an Accredited Family Law Specialist (as accredited by the Law Society of WA) and holds a Master in Applied Family Law. He was admitted to practise in 2001 and has substantial experience in litigating at all levels within the Family Law jurisdiction by virtue of his role as In-House Counsel within the Firm.

As well as being an experienced litigator, Milos is also a long-standing accredited Arbitrator, Mediator, Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner and Collaborative Law Practitioner.

Glenn Carmody


Glenn has more than 25 years’ experience as a senior executive spanning general management and business development.  He has a strong understanding of the need for good governance that supports and drives more informed decision making and tactical delivery from leadership

Glenn is currently the Head of Group Business Development and Industry Medical Services at St John WA.  Previous positions include Group General Manager for Chandler Macleod Group and Business Development Manager for Coffey International.

He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute Company Directors (GAICD) and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management (FAIM); he served with the Royal Australian Air Force as an Aerospace Space Engineer for 10 years.

Prue Andrus

Member of the Governance Committee

Prue has worked as a Registered Nurse both in the clinical, education and management fields.

She began teaching at Murdoch University in 2006, coordinating undergraduate and post graduate nursing units, and clinical placement program.

Prue is also the academic chair of the Bachelor of Nursing (BN) program and the academic lead for simulation throughout the BN.

Zenith Zeeman


Zenith was the General Manager of Residential Care at Amana Living and a registered Mental Health and General Nurse with a Bachelor of Science (Nursing). He has extensive experience in the area of mental health and aged care, having held a number of senior clinical and executive roles in the Public Sector.

Zenith has a Master of Business Administration and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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