Our executive team

Damien Jacobs
Damien Jacobs  |  Chief Executive Officer

Damien has a Master’s Degree (Business), Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and Diploma in Hotel Management. Damien has over 20 years management and executive experience within the private sector, namely project development, tourism and aged care.

Lois Jenkins
Lois Jenkins  |  Director of Care

Registered Nurse, Masters (Social Work), 25 years’ experience with an extensive range of skills across health care in both clinical and policy roles – Australia and the UK.

Jo Seyfried
Jo Seyfried  |  Quality Manager

Jo Seyfried is a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Applied Science (in Nursing), currently completing a Master of Health Sciences – Aged Services.

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Jackie Angel  |  HR Coordinator

Jackie is an experienced, practical and outcomes-focused HR specialist who has worked in a range of organisations across different sectors. Jackie is driven by a desire to assist organisations achieve their goals and create workplace cultures in which individuals are inspired and empowered to contribute their talents, participate in lifelong learning and achieve their potential.

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Peter Woodhouse  |  Corporate Services Manager

Peter has lived in the Derwent Valley most of his life, raised on a farm and with strong family and community values. As a Certified Practicing Accountant with over 20 years working across government, semi-government, not for profit and commercial sectors throughout Australia, Peter brings both a wealth of expertise and enthusiasm to the role of Business Development Manager.

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Glenn Knight  | Hotel Services Manager

Glenn has fourteen years experience working in the not for profit sector specialising in facilities services management and infrastructure development overseeing several major developments.


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Christine Kettleton  |  Community Manager

Christine has worked as a Registered Nurse over a number of years in QLD and TAS in the areas of children and youth. Moving into management, Christine has spent over 15 years working in the non-profit sector in NSW and TAS.  Her current focus is on keeping older persons well and at home for as long as possible.

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Deanne Leggate  | Assistant Director of Care

Deanne is a Registered Nurse with over 19 years’ experience in the aged care industry within Western Australia and Tasmania; over 17 years’ experience nursing in the acute care sector and 12 years in managerial roles including Director of Nursing of a 56 aged care bed facility in Hobart.

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Mini Jipi  |  Clinical Nurse

Mini is a Registered Nurses and undertakes the role of Clinical Nurse at Corumbene Residence.