How We Are Organized



Educator, mentor and second Mum, Amanda Jolley is the founder of the award winning program “SHINE Today”.  In 2009 the successful hairdresser of 20 years swapped her comb for youth work with a desire to help at risk girls.  Confronted with intergenerational cycles of violence passed onto young women, Mandy combined her beauty trade and youth workshops to create a unique program that is transforming a generation of female students.  





Miriam Stanborough is a chemical engineer with 16 years’ experience in the minerals processing industry. She is currently Innovation Manager with Iluka Resources Ltd and has previously held roles in Technical Development, Production Management, Business Improvement, HR & Diversity Strategy, Project Management and Sales & Marketing.

She holds additional degrees in Arts and Mineral Economics and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Miriam has sat on two primary school boards and is a firm believer in the power of education to overcome social disadvantage.




Regional Development Australia Midwest Gascoyne - Executive Officer: Alan Bradley is an experienced and forward thinking professional who has been working in the public and community sector across a range of natural resource management agencies and community groups. Alan was for the last five years the Chief Executive Officer of a community group in the region delivering a $40M Natural Resource Management program covering all aspects of NRM.
Specialties Water Management, Waste Management, Statutory Enforcement, Program Management, Governance, Economic Development.

Board Members

Paul Stone

Paul is a PMP® and MBA qualified General Manager with over twenty-five (25) years’ experience gained in the offshore/onshore oil and gas industry in the UK, Europe, Australia, Asia and the Middle East. Paul’s previous roles span engineering, project management, business development, and operational/general management; he holds degrees in Business Administration, Project Management, and Engineering, and is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. His core competencies include; the development and delivery of strategic objectives, strategic planning and budgeting, the application of advanced risk management principles, innovative proposal development and tendering networking and relationship building with key decision makers, and agile project delivery and execution. In addition to being on the Board of Shine, Paul is the Deputy Chairman of an Independent Public (Primary) School, a Non-Executive Director of an NFP organisation in the Disability Services Sector and has recently been appointed to the Board of Governors at the Petroleum Club of Western Australia (PCWA).



Erin Bethel

Erin Bethel is a senior solicitor with experience in the practice areas of both employment and commercial law. Erin is currently a Principal Solicitor for the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia (Inc) and has previously worked as an in-house solicitor within the construction and resources sector.

She was appointed to the Board of SHINE in 2014 and is proud to continue her association with an organisation that supports objectives she is very passionate about. Erin is also a delegate of the CEOs for Gender Equity.


Jorgen Mackie

Jorgen Mackie is an experienced and focused professional senior manager with proven success in Senior Management / Executive roles within the Community Services sector. Currently, his role within The Smith Family ensures effective planning, management, and consistency with Community Development activities across Western Australia as the Community Development Manager WA.

When working previously with organisations, his roles included performance management in target driven environments, corporate governance, and operational management skills. He is accomplished in the management, mentoring and training of staff and with a wealth of experience and versatility in community services, spanning a career of over 18 years.

Jorgen sits on several school boards and is currently the Chair of Roseworth Primary school board where he strives to create opportunities for young West Australians in need by providing long-term support for their participation in education.