Jodie is a proud Torres Strait Islander / Australian South Sea Islander, with strong ties to Gladstone and Mackay regions.
Jodie started her career in recruitment as a CDEP participant at CHR Employment Services. During her time in the role, Jodie implemented CHR’s first Indigenous Job Search Training Program. These efforts saw Jodie awarded the Aboriginal and Islander Trainee of the Year at both local and regional levels.
Jodie continued her career in recruitment, specialising in Indigenous employment and training across several industries. Jodie has also developed skills in organisational development and diversity, and inclusion strategies.
Jodie believes that transparency, through communication, consultation, and collaboration, provides successful employment outcomes.