Peppercorn Services Inc (PSInc) is a not-for-profit community organisation and a registered charity. The objective of the organisation is to connect with family and community by providing a wide range of services including community transport, community & youth programs, family services, child care and life skills for the aged sector.
The PSInc Board of Management was established in 2001.
The role of the Board is to control and manage the affairs of Peppercorn and Board Members are required to hold professional qualifications or have experience in the social services sector. They are nominated by one of the organisations identified in the Boards' Constitution, or are selected as a community representative or Hawkesbury City Councillor.
ROB EWIN - CHAIR
Rob joined our Board in November 2015 as a community representative. Rob has lived in Kurrajong since 1998. He has spent over 40 years in the banking & finance industry, the last 15 years as the executive responsible for Westpac’s Western Sydney Region. Rob was the NSW state representative on The Westpac Foundation’s Community Board. Recently retired from Westpac, he holds a Bachelor of Business degree and remains active in the Hawkesbury Community. Rob is a former President and current Board Member of Kurrajong North Richmond Rotary Club.
KERRY SPINDLER - VICE CHAIR
Kerry represents Nova Employment and joined the Board in 2014. She manages Nova Richmond and has been with the organisation since November 2011. An executive member of the Hawkesbury City Chamber of Commerce, Kerry participates in many charity events and in particular organises the annual Healthy Minds Healthy Workplace luncheon. Prior to joining Nova Kerry spent 15 years with Aftercare in various roles in both disability and mental health services, most notably as the Program Coordinator for the Aftercare Personal Helpers and Mentors program overseeing 10 services across NSW providing outreach support to people severely affected by mental illness.
JOSEPH LITWIN - TREASURER
Joseph holds the position of Treasurer on the Peppercorn Board of Management. He is an appointed representative from Hawkesbury City Council and was instrumental in the original design and set up of Peppercorn Services Inc. Joseph is the Executive Manager of Community Partnerships for Hawkesbury City Council.
MEAGAN ANG - SECRETARY AND PUBLIC OFFICER
Meagan is the Board’s Secretary and Public Officer and represents the Hawkesbury City Council in her capacity as Community Programs Coordinator. She has been on the Board since 2011. Meagan has 12 years of experience in the Home and Community Care Services sector, and her position at the Council focusses on Home and Community Care sector development and support for the Hawkesbury local government area.
Debra brings 13 years of experience in community care, aged services and dementia care. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Health, Ageing and Community Services and a Diploma of Management. Debra currently works as an Aged Services Program Manager for Anglicare. 2015 was her first year on the PSInc Board.
COUNCILLOR EMMA-JANE GARROW
Emma-Jane Garrow was elected to Hawkesbury City Council in Septembre 2016. Emma-Jane currently works for Pink Finss Charity and brings a background in community engagement, event management, fundraising and business management.
Kaylene has been employed at Hawkesbury City Council for more than 17 years and fulfils the role of Customer Service Manager. Kaylene brings to the Board a background in community service and extensive knowledge of the childrens services sector. Kaylene has been a Board member for 8 years.