Our Team

Lisa Bayakly
Lisa, formerly a Senior Partner at KPMG, joined CFWA on 1 February 2021. Lisa holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Western Australia, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Certified Practicing Accountant. Lisa brings over 28 years of experience, working in or advising government, not for profit and health organisations on service delivery and business management.
Ric Reyerson
Finance & Administration Manager
Ric manages CFWA’s finances – including our grants and contracts – as well all our administration and compliance.
Sam Wallace
Services Manager/Physiotherapist
Sam is the manager of the Services team at CFWA. She is a physiotherapist with many years of experience working with children and adults with cystic fibrosis. She also manages our Home Care team, physio & equipment and provides a valuable link to the physiotherapists at the hospitals.
Sharon Dewer
Sharon has extensive experience as a registered nurse in both regional and metro areas, and was part of our home care worker team before becoming our Community Nurse. She assists in the management and training of the home care team and provides support to individuals and families in the community.
Paula Wallace
Community Engagement Officer
Paula coordinates our community service events and provides administration support to the organisation.
Haylee Riddell
Social Worker
Haylee has experience working with young people and their families, dealing with chronic illness, trauma and liver transplantation. She can provide support in goal setting, career planning and transition for young people.
Mel Tibbitts
Occupational Therapist
Mel is a qualified Occupational Therapist with a special interest in supporting families, both parents and children, in their life roles. Mel can provide practical solutions and support to the difficulties that can arise in the family system. Working with parents, and children, to improve routines, behaviour management, emotional regulation, sleep and feeding habits and fine and gross motor deficits.
Stephen Bastow
Fundraising Manager
Stephen is involved with all things fundraising at CFWA. Stephen has worked with such companies as ACCOR Hotels, Southern Cross Austereo and was a driver of the Give Me Five For Kids charity which raised funds for the local Children’s Hospital.
Charlotte Bradley
Digital Marketing Officer
Charlotte facilitates digital marketing and communications for the CFWA fundraising team. She is experienced in digital marketing and brings a fresh and exciting approach to all things social media.
Chelsea Weaver
Fundraising & Events Officer
Chelsea supports fundraising and awareness events and coordinates our incredible volunteer community. She brings plenty of experience with her in supporting volunteers to make a positive impact in the wider community.
Matthew Casey
Communications Manager
Matt coordinates the communications for the organisation including the website, RED Magazine, newsletters and social media.
Maggie Cunnington
Education Coordinator
Maggie has a background in community health education and health promotion. She manages the community and school education program, including the CFSmart website and resources.
Gillian Hoyland
Health Promotions Officer
Gillian has a background in health promotion, and develops health resources for the CF community in consultation with relevant health professionals. She also assists with website content and e-news.

Home Care Team

We have a fabulous Home Care team that works across the metro including; Quinns Rock, Mandurah and Jarrahdale.

The team includes:

Bojana Kovacic, Frances Kwiatkowski, Hayley Fullarton, Heather Riley, Jess O’Neill, Josephine Palladino, Katherine Ramsay, Kelly Simmonds, Martin Carroll, Olga Borisow, Sarah Radford, Sharon Alaga and Sophie Maffey.

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