The organisation is governed by a Board of Directors, which is elected at the Annual General Meeting. Directors serve on an honorary basis. To nominate to be a Director, one must meet the criteria of the Constitution. The facility employs over 85 permanent and part time staff in areas of nursing, carers, administration, hospitality, maintenance and operations. Many volunteers assist in areas such as transport, chaplaincy, activity support, meals on wheels and gardening. The main fundraising arm of the organisation is the Killarney Auxiliary. This group of volunteers meets regularly to organise money raising events and generate awareness of the financial needs of the organisation. The Auxiliary funds are primarily used for medical and equipment upgrades.
Ownership of Killarney Aged Care – Become a member
The facility is owned by the membership of Killarney Aged Care. Membership is $10 per year. Members need to be nominated and seconded by two existing members. According to our constitution, all profits are reinvested in the business. There is no annual distribution.
Lyndall McCormack lives in Killarney and joined the Board in 2008 and has been the Chairman since 2011. She is a qualified Occupational Therapist who has worked in community health and public health campaigning. Lyndall has served on the Board of Warwick Shire Tourism, and in 2011 graduated from the Australian Institute of Company Director course.
Colin Bloomfield is a long term Killarney resident, Col has worked as an Accountant and has been involved with many community organisations and clubs, also serving many executive positions on State and National sporting organisations. Colin has been a Director on the Board of Killarney Memorial Aged Care Ltd for over 30 years overseeing many developments during this time.
Kerri-Ann was raised in Killarney and began her career in Teaching with a Bachelor of Education in 1989. Kerri is now a Director of her 4th generation family business Wickham Farms Killarney, and is also a 2019 Nuffield Scholar. Kerri has served on many community club executive committees and has served as a Director on the board since 2017.
Holly lives in the local area with her family establishing a family business along with her husband. Holly holds a Bachelor of Health (Nursing) and has over 18 years experience within the health industry and also gaining a Post Graduate Certificate (Critical Care) in 2018. Holly also holds executive positions on numerous school committees and sporting organisations.
Helen began her nursing career in country NSW in 1961. Her training was in several country hospitals until she moved to Sydney where she worked at Windsor for approx 25 years taking up positions of Director of Nursing and Deputy DON, After Hours Manager, Infection Control, Education and a few other roles as needed. It was during this time she completed a degree in Health Science at CSU Bathurst and a Master of Adult Education at UTS Sydney.
Since retiring she is living on her daughter’s property (Risdon Stud) enjoying the local life and being with her grandchildren.
Sarah is a CPA qualified accountant with bachelor’s degrees in both Law and Commerce. She has significant experience within both the financial services and local government industries. Amongst other positions Sarah was Chief Financial Officer and head of Risk and Compliance at Warwick Credit Union for nearly 6 years. Sarah has lived within the Southern Downs Region for over 14 years where she has owned and operated her own small businesses and served on School and community boards.
Rod has a very broad range of experience, ranging from IT, Agricultural Manufacturing, Electronic Engineering through to in depth knowledge of the Finance industry. Rod was the Head of Technology for Warwick Credit Union for the past 13 years, and has worked for multi-national companies, with management experience in medium to large enterprise organisations. Rod commenced work as Operations Manager at KMAC in November 2022.
Mireille has worked in Aged Care for over 20 years. Starting as an Assistant in Nursing in 1999 and gained a love for aged care residents and graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Nursing specialising in the aged care sector. Mireille is now Clinical Manager at Killarney and thinks her experiences in life and work will help make KMAC remain the wonderful place it is.
Sam has a wide range of experience, ranging from agriculture through to nursing, which has become her passion. Sam has been nursing in the Darling Downs district for 11 years and has diplomas in agriculture and rural business. She also has a Bachelor of Nursing. Sam’s passionate about our area, as she has many family ties here, and is continually working towards making the community of Killarney the very best it can be. Sam started with KMAC in March 2022 and is excited to see what the future brings for our area.