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Kath Dickson Family Centre

Serving, protecting and empowering families since 1975

serving, protecting and empowering families since 1975serving, protecting and empowering families since 1975

Board of Directors

Kath Dickson Family Centre is governed by a Board of Directors to oversee its community operations and obligations. The Board meets on a monthly basis and is involved in the decision making process for the organisation. 

The Board of Directors holds the following positions:Chairman, Vice Chairman, Treasurer, Secretary and Directors (2 – 7 members). All these positions are voluntary.


Dr Craig Russell 


Dr Craig Russell has been a Medical Practitioner for the past 19 years. He is currently a Skin Cancer Doctor, Specialist General Practitioner and a Director of the Darling Downs Skin Cancer Clinic in Toowoomba. As a tireless worker and contributor serving the community, Craig has extensive experience of management committees and currently sits on the Board of Kulila Kindergarten (Toowoomba), among others.


Mark Jocumsen 

Vice Chairman

Mark Jocumsen is an experienced business strategy and transformation consultant, with strong strategic and entrepreneurial flair. He is currently Principal Consultant with Stategenics, a highly innovative and rapidly growing business strategy and transformation firm based in Toowoomba. His particular area of interest is in helping Toowoomba businesses develop their capacity in the fields of robotics and aerospace innovation. 

Prior to Strategenics, Mark founded the Toowoomba based business improvement consultancy, Better Business Outcomes in 2006. He remains as Director of this company.


Claire Membery 


Claire is a Lawyer with CLO Lawyers in Toowoomba, specialising in Property Law. Aside from her legal interests, Claire is passionate about wildlife conservation, helping to ensure that nature will be around for future generations. On weekends, she and her husband typically enjoy getting out and about exploring nature with a kayak. Travelling is also a favourite pastime.

Mick Harding


Mick Harding is a Director at McConachie Stedman who specialises in working with SMEs, franchises, trades and primary producers. He prides himself on his solution-orientated approach and enjoys working with clients and their businesses to strive for continuous improvement. By identifying challenges and the solutions to overcome them, Mick helps business owners to improve systems and efficiencies. Outside of accounting, Mick is a sports enthusiast, enjoying swimming, playing soccer and camping.

Tyrone Pearce 


Tyrone Pearce is an active community member from the Gunggari people of the Maranoa region of south west Qld. He proudly represents his people as an Indigenous Education Ambassador with DWEER Canberra. Tyrone is currently working in the construction industry applying his carpentry trade skills on the Toowoomba by pass.Tyrone is passionate about Kath Dickson Family Centre and the work being done towards working with our local Indigenous community to bring change for our children of the future.

Jude Mills 

Chief Executive Officer

Jude Mills, CPA qualified accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce, joined as Finance Manager in January 2014, and subsequently was CEO on 1 July 2015.

Jude draws on her corporate and accounting experience having held senior management positions with Australian and internationally listed companies. She brings to our organisation a combination of enthusiasm, business management skills and a passion for children. Her goal is to assist our organisation make a difference for the children in our community.

If you have a question for any of our Board of Directors please contact us.