Scott Wiseman has some 19 years’ experience in not-for-profit organisations across a range of industries and member bodies.
He has completed business degrees, an MBA in Accounting and finance and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Director (AICD). Scott has particular strengths in member engagement, governance and advocacy with a passion for seeing organisations continue to grow through effectively representing members and increasing value to members.
Scott is married with two children, one in grade 7 and the other in grade 9 at Craigslea State High School.
Melissa is P&Cs Qld’s HR Support Service Manager and is the ‘go-to person’ for advice and assistance on all HR matters.
Prior to joining the P&Cs Qld team, Melissa worked as an Associate at the Fair Work Commission and later moved into an advisory role at a peak association assisting Community Clubs understand and manage their workplace relations, liquor and, gaming obligations.
Melissa moved to Brisbane from Darwin to complete her Bachelor of Laws and become an admitted solicitor. Upon completing her studies, Melissa discovered her passion for industrial relations and has focused her career around assisting employers navigate the day-to-day complexities of managing employees. In 2018 Melissa became a Nationally Accredited Mediator, which has enabled her to better assist in resolving complex workplace disputes.
Melissa has had extensive experience in the common issues that arise throughout the employment relationship and endeavors to make these issues less daunting and manageable for employers.
In her downtime Melissa enjoys reading books with her daughter, walking her dogs with the family at Bribie Island and relaxing with a good red wine in hand.
The position of P&C Services Manager is funded by the Department of Education and Training under an interchange agreement.
Katrina has been with P&Cs Qld for over nine years and was appointed P&C Services Manager by DET earlier in 2017 after acting in the position for nine months. Katrina is the first port of call for the many P&Cs who contact State Office for guidance and advice. She also facilitates training and development opportunities for P&Cs, including webinars, throughout the year.
Katrina ran her own business for five years before joining P&Cs Qld, and also has a background in customer service and banking. She has three beautiful children aged 26, 23 and 18. She has a menagerie of pets at home and loves using her creative side by designing and creating mosaic pieces.
Along with Katrina Anderson and Sheree Haines, Erika supports P&C members via phone and email.
Erika has a varied background in small business management, banking and telecommunications, and has enjoyed an extended break from the workforce while raising her two children, prior to joining P&Cs Qld. Erika has gained experience with all things P&C while volunteering at her children’s primary school and has held the role of Vice-Secretary and Fundraising Coordinator.
Erika joined P&Cs Qld in July 2019.
Sheree commenced employment with P&Cs Qld in September 2020, joining our staffing team as P&C Services Officer.
Sheree has a colourful background in customer service and the hospitality industry, and up until recently has been enjoying motherhood as a stay at home mum for her three children.
Sheree has continued the time-honoured tradition of volunteering at her children’s primary school, previously holding the position of P&C Secretary and currently as the school’s P&C President. Sheree lives and breathes P&C. In her spare time you’ll find her creating posters for upcoming fundraisers, toasting sandwiches in the tuckshop, writing grant applications for the next big project or dressing up in silly costumes at the annual P&C trivia night.
She loves talking to parents and sharing ideas, learning from other P&C’s strengths and implementing them into her own volunteering experiences.
Arlene Clark - Executive Officer, Business and Administration
Arlene joined the State Office staff as Personal Assistant in August 2016, bringing a broad experience in the areas of marketing and communications, policy and procedure management, program development and delivery, executive support and event management.
An advocate of professional development and growth, Arlene is currently studying a Double Diploma of Business and Leadership Management.
Arlene specialises in building and implementing effective systems and procedures to improve office efficiency. She has worked predominantly within the New Zealand tertiary education sector and the Australian not-for-profit industry.
As a mother of five, Arlene has spent a lot of voluntary time in sports clubs and youth development programmes. She seeks to work in environments and organisations that aim to support and make a difference to the lives of others.