Our Board
Pat Fogarty
Pat Fogarty
Chairperson

Pat has a long involvement with the local community through her time as a Councillor and Mayor of Deniliquin, her service on a number of boards and her current role as Manager of Vinnies Services. Pat holds Graduate and Post Graduate qualifications in Social Sciences and Management and has also participated in Australian Institute of Company Directors training.

In 2007 Pat was awarded the NSW Premier’s Community Services Award and in 2016 she was a finalist in NSW Local Government “Woman of the Year” Award. Pat has been associated with Intereach for many years, she is a former staff member, Committee Member and service consumer, which gives her a unique insight into all aspects of Intereach services to its communities.
Pat spent a many years on an Advisory Board providing service level feedback, information, advice and direction to three NSW Ministers of Community Services, and has participated in a number of Federal programs addressing homelessness.

Di Rinaldi
Di Rinaldi

Di is a local business owner and has a strong background in management from her previous role as Health Services Manager of the Deniliquin Hospital. Di believes in the need to provide rural and remote people with services and support that can help them develop strong communities. Di is keen to see that Intereach continues with its rural strategic focus, identifying needs and working towards a resolution. Di believes that rural areas are entitled to receive similar services to metropolitan areas or be given the opportunity to access them without increases in costs and damage to the family unit by accessing these services.

Rob Brown
Rob Brown

Rob is Director Family Strategy at Peppin Planners, a family owned advisory business based in Deniliquin.  Rob has a BSc (Hon) in psychology (UNSW), a Master of Business (Deakin) and holds Certified Financial Planner accreditation.  He has extensive career involvement in the situations and issues facing families and rural communities.  Rob is a director of NSW Rural Assistance Authority and chair of Deniliquin Newspapers P/L.

Clive Gow
Clive Gow

A family man and ex-banker, having recently retired after 38 years, Clive is committed to seeing Intereach go forward with community based leadership, a strong financial footing and a progressive agenda to pursue its sustainability through growth and community development.

Andrew Johnstone

Andrew Johnstone is a Veterinarian with a large veterinary practice covering southern NSW and northern Victoria. Andrew is committed to raising the profile and awareness of rural and remote community services and to ensuring their viability by strong financial management.

Executive
Sue Mathieson, Chief Executive Officer, Intereach
Sue Mathieson - Chief Executive Officer

Sue joined Intereach in 2012 and has over 25 years’ experience working within human services in NSW including at a Senior Executive level in the NSW Public Service. Sue brings passion and a strong commitment to serving community to her role as CEO of Intereach.

Danielle Scoullar - Executive Director, Operations

Danielle has a professional background in health and welfare and worked with the Division of General Practitioners in Victoria and NSW before joining Intereach in 2003. In addition to qualifications in Community Services and Project Management, Danielle has post graduate qualifications in Management that positions her well to supervise and support the programs she is currently responsible for and provide leadership for the organisation.

Justine Summers
Justine Summers - Executive Director, Operations

Justine has broad experience in human services delivery across rural and regional communities in a range of non-government and state and federal public service roles. Justine has held a number of senior management and executive roles, recently returning to Intereach after five years with the NSW Public Service. With qualifications in Social Work and Human Resource Management, Justine has led major reform agendas and is well positioned to support Intereach into the future.