Jeder Institute is a ground-breaking, dynamic organisation who brings people together to realise their full potential and build on their existing networks and community strengths! We believe that everyone has abilities and everyone has something to contribute to their communities because there is no one we don’t need!

Jeder Institute’s Directors are Dee Brooks  and Michaela Kennedy who, with associates, possess a unique set of skills and who seek to collaborate with a range of partners and associates to provide quality training and deliver dynamic events.


 

Anne Davis

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My name is Anne and I live in the thriving metropolis of Tamworth, Country Music Capital, NSW. I have some personal experience navigating the Disability sector with children as well as working in and around the sector for many years. … Continue reading →

Bron Dyason

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This young addition to the Jeder family is a passionate and enthusiastic breath of fresh air. Bron has facilitated and supported community change from the ground up, and with training in the Art of Hosting and Harvesting Conversations that Matter, … Continue reading →

Deb Murell

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Deb Murrell is passionate about sharing knowledge and skills with a love of working within communities. She has a wealth of experience supporting people to live full and active lifestyles

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Dee Brooks

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Community Enthusiast and Chief Hugger
Dee Brooks Director of Jeder Institute, Pathways to Leadership, is a passionate and highly energetic community engagement and development consultant

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Jason Emmins

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For the past 10 years, he has enjoyed working in the disability sector, particularly with people from rural and remote locations, individuals with complex support needs and building productive teams.

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Maree Hasanabadi

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Maree is a vibrant and empathic Independent Person Centred Planner and Facilitator who is passionate about supporting and working with people with disability and their families, empowering them in their unique journey towards self-direction and the creation of enriched, meaningful, and inclusive lives.

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Michaela Kennedy

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Executive Director Michaela’s extensive experience in the disability sector and passion for all people to be valued citizens makes her a committed and highly regarded director of the Jeder team.  She is dedicated to sharing her experiences (professionally and personally), … Continue reading →

Michelle Dunscombe

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Michelle Dunscombe from MAD Consulting is an enthusiastic community development practitioner, facilitator and trainer. She is passionate about strengthening regional and rural communities, developing community leadership capacity, building community resilience and supporting community members to take action.

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Michelle Sutton

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Michelle is a co-convenor of Autistic Family Collective, a community of families advocating together for acceptance, support and inclusion for Autistic children in Australia. This work has taken her overseas to meet with the United Nations to advocate for the human rights, safety and inclusion of Autistic students in Australian schools.

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Om Dhungel

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Om Dhungel is a consultant and a practitioner of Strength-Based Approach to refugee settlement and community development. He also operates as a Strategic Connector assisting corporations to develop meaningful collaboration with organisations in the NFP sector as well as offer Innovation-Aware Governance and Management training

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Peregrin Chiara

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Peregrin (Pere) has worked with people with disability, their families and support networks for over 10 years and is passionate about change that gives people control of their own lives.

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Rachael Eyles

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Rachael brings extensive experience within the Community Services sector and has worked with people across the lifespan (2 -64 years old) for over 20 years in a range of roles ranging from Support Worker/ Senior Case Manager and Manger for Government and Non-Government organisations. Over this time, she has worked on the Central Coast, in the Hunter areas as well as on the Mid North Coast andin Sydney Metropolitan. She is familiar with these areas including the community supports available for people.

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