Our Team

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Board Members

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President

Barbara Rodham
Approved Provider – Person with Management or Control

Date Joined: 1976

Barbara has been on our Board since 1976 and has been President since 1995. Barbara is a retired health professional who worked for many years in Quality and Safety. Barbara has a vision that all our Centres are of Educational Excellence for Early Childhood and to meet the changing needs of our families, carers and the wider community.

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Secretary

Lisa Edwards
Approved Provider – Person with Management or Control

Date Joined: 1996

Lisa joined the Board when her children were attending as a result of moving to an area with no support networks. Lisa found that Dudley St provided her children a level of care and education that was unparalleled in the area and joined the Board to contribute so that other families had the opportunity to have their children enjoy the same level of experience.

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Treasurer

Colen Clenton
Approved Provider – Person with Management or Control

Date Joined: 2006

Colen has been a dedicated part of the Board since 2006, when his son Luke was at Dudley Street. Colen was impressed with the education and care that was given to his son and joining the Board was Colen’s way of giving back. Colen is a Toolmaker and runs his own business, and he loves bringing his business management skills to the Team. Colen is our Treasurer and he knows his dollars and cents!

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Board Member

Mark Metcalfe
Approved Provider – Person with Management or Control

Date Joined: 2020

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Board Member

Dr Alexys Ward
Approved Provider – Person with Management or Control

Alexys is the newest Board Member and was invited on as both her children are at the Dudley Street centre. Being a current parent at the centre Alexys will hopefully provide a parents perspective and new ideas. Alexys is a Dentist in Cessnock and runs her own business. Alexys grew up in the Hunter Valley and loves living here. She has a menagerie of animals and loves being outdoors with her kids.

Date Joined: 2020