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Jennene Buckley

In her 15 years as CEO, Jennene has expanded Feros Care from a single locality, residential provider to one of the fastest growing aged and community care services in Australia.  Today, Feros Care’s service footprint spans 5 states along the east coast of Australia, sustaining a growth rate of over 25% per annum for the last 10 years. Leading the industry in digital service models and customer led design, Jennene attributes Feros Care’s success on an innovative and energetic workplace culture.  Jennene Buckley is Fellow to the Australian Certified Practicing Accountant and has worked in the health and aged care sector for 24 years.

Sean Rooney

Sean Rooney joined LASA as its inaugural national CEO in June 2016. He has held several Chief Executive/Senior Executive roles in public, private, and not-for-profit sector organisations including the CSIRO, Medicare Local Alliance and in the ACT Government.

He has led membership based organisations and represented the interests of members on the local, national and international stage, including influencing public policies and, programs, and the development and delivery of a range of value-adding services for members.

His qualifications include a Bachelor of Commerce from the ANU, a Masters of Business Administration from Melbourne University and Post Graduate qualifications in Cross Sector Collaboration from Cambridge University.

He has been recognised as a finalist in the Australian Institute of Management’s Not-For-Profit Manager of the Year awards (2014) and a Future Summit Future Leader award in 2006. He has also been an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Business School at Griffith University.

Glenn-BunneyGlenn Bunney

Glenn has held Chief Executive roles for almost 30 years, more than half of which have been within the aged care industry. He is the CEO of Sundale, a community-based charitable organisation providing community care, residential aged care, rehabilitation services, retirement living, affordable housing and childcare, childcare, on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland



Rod-YoungRod Young

Rod has spent many years working in the health and associated fields. He has managed acute care hospitals the last being as manager of the Prince of Wales campus in Sydney. He has previously been involved in Association Management. Rod holds two degrees both from the University of New South Wales in Law and Health Services Management.



Gavin TomlinsGavin Tomlins

Gavin has been involved in IT for over 20 years and has held senior Management positions in the Health Care and High Tech Industries. Since joining the Aged Care Industry in 2006 Gavin has been the CIO of Sundale and heavily involved in various industry user groups across the country.

Gavin has been involved with the Aged Care Industry IT Council since its inception. Gavin has been recognised nationally and internationally both with awards and case studies. Gavin previously was director of the Brain Wave Centre. Gavin currently chairs the CIO steering committee.

Anne Livingstone

Anne has been involved in the community care service sector for over three decades – specifically in the areas of service delivery, research and development. She is committed to delivering innovative, quality and responsive community services through person-centred care.




Pat Sparrow

Pat Sparrow is a social policy leader and innovator with expertise in stakeholder engagement and management. She has specific and detailed expertise in ageing policy and aged care, having worked as, and with, a diverse range of stakeholders including consumers, service providers, workforce, health professionals, corporate organisations and Government. This unique ‘360 degree’ perspective ensures that Pat’s leadership approach is strategic and nuanced, inclusive and collaborative. No one is better placed to represent ACSA and its members as once-in-a-generation reforms of aged care take place.