SBW

 SBW Tweed Chapter Committee

Jackie Smith

Committee member

Jackie Smith is a leadership and organisational change consultant, coach and group facilitator who works in a holistic way with individuals and organisations across Australia based on 20 years' experience and education in management and leadership, organisational psychology, group dynamics and mindfulness. Jackie is passionate about supporting people to understand leadership impact, develop authentic communication skills and build trust-based relationships at work and in life. She is the founder and lead facilitator of The Wisdom of The Horse, creating unique, memorable and deeply powerful personal and professional development workshops for organisations that are nature based and involve communication and interaction with herds of horses.

Sharon Styman

Committee member

Sharon Styman is a company strategist who helps businesses to grow and prosper. Sharon is a long time local and has worked in multiple multi-million-dollar businesses for over 20 years. She is passionate for helping others achieve their success whatever that may be.  Sharon is also the first female board member of Twin Towns.

Tania Usher

Committee member

Tania Usher is the founder of the multi-award-winning tourism company Blue Ginger Picnics and the recently launched 100% organic, My Daily Chai.

A Kingscliff resident for 21 years Tania raised her two daughters in the region while running her online digital marketing company.

Tania’s enterprises encourage people to reconnect with nature, the food they eat and each other. Tania is widely recognised for her dedication to supporting local businesses and The Tweed.

Julia Foyster

Committee member

Julia Foyster is the owner and founder of Tweed Real Food, an Artisan Food Manufacturing business that prides itself on producing multiple award winning and all-natural seasonings and balsamic vinegars on their family farm in Mooball. Her family has been farming in the Tweed Shire for 5 generations.

Nat Quirk

Committee member

Nat is known as a women’s confidence coach. Her passion is working with women to reignite their self-belief, to become the woman who claims the life she desires. Embodying the mission and message, Nat has rebuilt herself after surviving terminal cancer and walking away from an incredible 20 year career within the technology and telecommunications industry, to be here, carving out a space for women to return to the truth of who we are!

Christine Slabb

Committee member

Christine Slabb is a local aboriginal artist and graphic designer from Fingal. Christine has been creating since 2000 and has a few public art pieces around the Tweed including the Tweed Police Station and the Tweed Library showcasing a beautiful pelican design. Christine is passionate about Art and Design, her culture and the community she represents.

Lilly Choi-Lee

Committee member

Lilly is co-founder of TravConsult, delivering Asian market insights, strategic and practical solutions for the aviation, tourism, and retail industries. She and business partner/husband, Trevor, created their business concept over red wine while living in Japan in the 1990’s with a life-changing event bringing TravConsult to fruition in 2002.

Lilly works with airports, government bodies, tourism destinations and organizations to analyze, strategize and transform attitudes - challenging the status quo in doing business with Asian markets.

Amidst the turmoil of the 2020 global pandemic and TravConsult on pause, new opportunities arose.

Heeding the collective call to help Australians support their communities, Naturally Northern Rivers Australia was born. The vision: to take the provenance of the region to the rest of the world via passionate artisans, their stories, and products. A natural synergy with TravConsult. From boardrooms and corporate suits to farms and gumboots.

Lilly’s love of yoga and karate, help to keep her spiritually balanced. She loves French champagne, fine food & surfing at local breaks.

Amy Colli

SBW Regional Liaison

Amy Colli - Sourdough Business Women Regional Liaison. Amy’s career spans 25 years working extensively across the Northern Rivers in roles supporting and developing the food and tourism industries and giving her a strong understanding of the needs of a wide variety of regional business women. Amy is responsible for supporting business women in the Byron Shire and expanding initiatives into the Ballina, Tweed and Lismore shires.

Meagan Kruger

SBW Administration Support

Born and bred in Brisbane, Meagan made the move to Northern NSW in late 2015 realising her dream to live, work and raise her children in arguably one of the best places in the world.

Meagan’s career history spans 20+ years working in varying capacities in a small
management consultancy firm specialising in project feasibilities and regional economic
development. Most recently Meagan has volunteered her time to assist in the creation of a local business group for the Tweed Coast beach villages of Cabarita, Hastings, Pottsville and Wooyung.

Meagan is excited to be working with the SBP team and assisting in the facilitation of the SBW and mentor program.