Board of Directors

ComLink Leadership

ComLink is led by a dynamic skills based Board of Directors, each of whom bring a unique perspective and talent to the organisation.

Bruce Warrell
CHAIRMAN 2003 – 2018

Mr Warrell has been with ComLink since March 2003 when he joined as a volunteer driver. Later that year he was elected to the Management Committee. He was then elected Secretary in December 2004, a position he held until October 2010 when he was elected Chairperson. Mr Warrell brings extensive experience in financial management, project management and quality assurance to ComLink following his 44 year career in the engineering and construction industries.

Rory Connolly
Director 2006 – present

Rory is a past board member of SCILS (Sunshine Coast), and has been in various community groups such as Rotary and Lions Clubs throughout Queensland and overseas. He initiated a school leavers program throughout Queensland schools, teaching young people the basic fundamentals of banking and obtaining credit. He currently operates a Skin Cancer Clinic in Caloundra servicing all areas of the Sunshine Coast and surrounding areas.

Kennedy Fox
DIRECTOR 2012 – present

Kennedy was admitted as a Solicitor in 1977 and was the senior partner in Fox Mildwaters Solicitors which was established in 1913 by his grandfather until his retirement at the end of 2014. After practicing in many areas, he lately practiced in the Commercial, Wills and Estate areas and had considerable contact with the elderly. Kennedy now provides presentations and talks to Aged Care Groups and is a Board Member of the Sunshine Coast Community Foundation and Bloomhill Cancer Care Limited.

John Pearson
DIRECTOR 2016 – present

John is a respected and award winning businessman, non-executive director, consulting business psychologist, and organisational researcher. He is driven by a need to address injustice and disadvantage, and it’s on this foundation that he has built a group of well-known companies which provide training, project management, recruitment & labour hire, and social justice services. He is currently Associate Professor with the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Business School, and Associate Professor at Torrens University’s Chifley Business School, and combines his practical and academic experiences to complement and support the ComLink Board. 

Sharee Webster
DIRECTOR 2016 – present

Sharee Webster joined Holmans in April 2007. Sharee manages the Holmans Maroochydore office, which was opened in April 2008. Sharee is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland, a Chartered Tax Adviser from the Taxation Institute of Australia and a Registered Tax Agent.

Sharee is passionate about being part of the Sunshine Coast Community and about giving back to the community. She is the current Treasurer of the Sunshine Coast Business Women’s Network. In addition, as a Buderim local, she is proud to hold her position on the Board of Directors of the Buderim Community Enterprises Limited, trading as the Buderim Community Bank ® Branch of Bendigo Bank.

Tim Robson
DIRECTOR 2017 – present

Over the past 10 years, Tim has advised the senior management and Board of Directors for numerous non-profit organisation. 

Additionally, he has also supported the establishment, development and expansion of commercial enterprises, including the establishment of five enterprises that he is a partner in.Tim has experience in large scale project management, developing small businesses, and providing business and corporate governance advice to not-for-profit community organisations, businesses and government agencies. 

Tim is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders, he holds a Masters in Commercial Law, Bachelor of Business and Diploma of Project Management.

Dante Ceccon
DIRECTOR 2017 - present

Dante is a journalist and television producer with experience in regional and metropolitan newsrooms. He holds a Bachelor of Professional Communication and a Graduate Diploma in Journalism from RMIT University. Dante has spent time on youth advisory boards including for the Queensland Government.

Thank you!

ComLink would like to acknowledge and thank the following Directors for their contributions and commitment to the organisation and the people we assist.  They have enabled the organisation to continue to grow and develop. Their support with innovation and change has been instrumental in the quality of care we provide.

John Muir
DIRECTOR 2000 -2017
Les Pontin
DIRECTOR 2009-2017
Peter Blanche
DIRECTOR 2003-2017