Staff, Board & Life Members

Staff

Jacinda Armstrong

Jacinda Armstrong

Chief Executive Officer

Jacinda holds a Bachelor of Arts with a double major in Public Policy and Human Resource Management from the University of Tasmania and is experienced in project management and coordination, public policy, and strategic planning.

Throughout her career, Jacinda has gained experience working within the areas of regional development, primary health, and the community sector.

Jacinda is driven by her passion for enabling Tasmanian families to have the skills and resources to be valued as a child’s leader and teacher in their growth and development, and works to ensure that the voices of Tasmanians families are heard. 

Felicity Harris

Felicity Harris

Playgroup Development Worker North West/West

Rebecca Hughes

Rebecca Hughes

Playgroup Development Worker North

Bec has gained extensive experience working with children and families, and she is passionate about to empowering families, engaging stakeholders, and establishing partnership opportunities.

Bec’s role includes supporting families at PlayConnect and supporting and empowering families in local communities to develop their own community playgroups, giving Tasmanian families choice and ownership over their playgroup options.

Bec enjoys seeing the growth and development of both the playgroups, families and children she works with and she is motivated to inspire Tasmanians to learn about the importance of playgroups.

Nicki Kastner

Nicki Kastner

Playgroup Development Worker South

Board

Kathryn Fordyce – Chair
Bronwyn Tamplin- Vice Chair
Sue Conway – Treasurer
Jessica Greene – Secretary
 

Luke Sayer
Michelle Strickland
Nicole Crook
Alison Wood

 

Life Members

Mary Slattery
Hilary Harris
Kim Brooks
Lois Cameron
Debra Pursell
Michelle Fletcher
Dorothy Dutton
Ann Murray
Dianne Marthick

Veronica Brewer
Vivienne Davey
Margaret Huddlestone
Mary Mallet
Rosie Flockhart
Heather Cousins
Louise Graham
Sally Dabner
Janet Laing