Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Meet Tara Sanford - Support Worker

How long have you worked at CINC?
5 months

Have you always lived in Cowra?
Yes

What were you doing before you joined the CINC team?
Looking for work and trying to get in to a Community Services course.

What are your favourite parts of your day?
Catching up with friends and family.

What do you do in your spare time?
Motorbike riding, 4 wheel driving and skiing.

What are 3 words that your friends would say best describe you?
Crazy, adventurous, dare-devil.

What’s on your bucket list?
Bungee jumping, travel around Australia, go on a cruise and take Mum to Europe.

Friday, 17 November 2017

Meet Danny Jackett - Team Leader Services

How long have you worked at CINC?
Since September 2006 - so 10 years plus.

Have you always lived in Cowra?
I don't live in Cowra - I live in Canowindra.

What were you doing before you joined the CINC team?
I have held lots of positions but immediately before joining CINC I worked for Manildra Flour Mills.

What are your favourite parts of your day?
I enjoy watching the sunrise - and the sunset - preferably while around the rivers or the sea.

What do you do in your spare time?
Spare time??  I have grandchildren & lots of hobbies that help to fill the free hours.

What are 3 words that your friends would say best describe you?
Some-what eclectic.

What's on your bucket list?
Fly vintage aircraft, visit the WW1 battlefields of France and Belgium.

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Meet Lyn Beer - Support Worker

How long have you worked at CINC?
2 years.

Have you always lived in Cowra?
Around the district.  I grew up in Koorawatha on a little farm.

What were you doing before you joined the CINC team?
Before joining the CINC team I was volunteering at Meals on Wheels and CINC.

What are your favourite parts of your day?
My favourite part of the day is when my alarm goes off to go to work.

What do you do in your spare time?
I enjoy the company  of my family and the grandchildren and I also enjoy fishing.

What are 3 words that your friends would say best describe you?
Kind, happy and caring.

What's on your bucket list?
The only bucket I think about is the Crafty Kids buckets lol.

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Meet Rhee Ryan - Community Programs & Family Support

How long have you worked at CINC?
I have been at CINC for just over 2 years.

Have you always lived in Cowra?
I have lived in Cowra most of my life.  I moved to Bathurst for 3 years to go to University, but moved back after I had finished.

What were you doing before you joined the CINC team?
Before I worked at CINC I was studying at University and volunteering at CINC in the Toy Library.

What are your favourite parts of your day?
Every day working at CINC is completely different to the day before but I love being able to support various members of the community and running programs such as Fun Friends & Crafty Kids.

What do you do in your spare time?
Go to the gym, run, read and spend time with my family and friends.

What are 3 words that your friends would say best describe you?
Funny, passionate and moody.

What's on your bucket list?
I'm hoping to travel through Europe as soon as I get over my fear of planes.

Monday, 17 July 2017

Meet Diana Broeksema - Home Modifications & Maintenance Administration


How long have you worked at CINC?
5 years volunteer/paid work.

Have you always lived in Cowra?
No, I've lived in Cowra for 11 years.

What were you doing before you joined the CINC team?
Study and part-time work at the Cowra Regional Art Gallery.

What are your favourite parts of your day?
Those days when a client thanks you for the service they have received.

What do you do in your spare time?
Spend time with my other half, watch movies and eat!

What are 3 words that your friends would say best describe you?
Thoughtful, caring, reliable and consistent.

What's on your bucket list?
To have a vegie garden.

Friday, 16 June 2017

Meet Trish Gundersen - Corporate Services


How long have you worked at CINC?
2 years

Have you always lived in Cowra?
Yes, although spent 2 years working and studying in Melbourne after school before moving back to Cowra.

What were you doing before you joined the CINC team?
Stay at home Mum & working in Accounting.

What are your favourite parts of your day?
I love waking up to morning snuggles from my 2 children each morning, but when I get to work, I love that no 2 hours are the same at CINC, so every part is different and equally the favourite.  The centre is vibrant and we see such a mix of the community come through.

What do you do in your spare time?
Spend time with my 2 children & husband, cook, read & enjoy time with our friends.

What are 3 words that your friends would say best describe you?
Bubbly, caring and hardworking.

What's on your bucket list?
I’d love to show the world to our children, but it is satisfying enough watching them grow each day, that whatever comes our way, I’m ready to embrace it!





Thursday, 18 May 2017

Meet Karen Pearson - Corporate Services


How long have you worked at CINC?
A bit over 4 years - I started off part-time, before commencing full-time in 2013.

Have you always lived in Cowra?
No, I've lived in Sydney. The Southern Highlands (Bowral etc), and England.

What were you doing before you joined the CINC team?
I worked as a typesetter at the Cowra Guardian and then volunteered at CINC.

What are your favourite parts of your day?
No favourites, every day presents its own laughs and challenges.

What do you do in your spare time?
As little as possible, enjoying the tranquility of my friends farm, socialising or shopping.

What are 3 words that your friends would say best describe you?
Direct, generous and stylish.

What's on your bucket list?
I ticked one thing off last year, which was a trip to Tasmania, but I hope to travel more.