Elba is operated by our members for the benefit of our members


Elba Incorporated Executive and Administration Team Consists of: {Play}

Stefanie Gaglia: Chief Executive Officer

Stefanie provides executive leadership to Elba Incorporated. She manages the efficient and effective operation and corporate development of the organisation, to ensure compliance with the National Standards for Disability Services. {Play}

Liisa Kaasik: Roster Coordinator 

Liisa is responsible for preparing and distributing accurate staff and member’s rosters. She does day-to-day rescheduling to cover unplanned changes in staff availability including sick leave, personal leave, and after-hours emergency replacement. Before joining the Elba administration team, Liisa worked as Administration Assistant at Child and Adolescent Community Health. She has formal qualifications in business administration and secretarial studies. In addition, Liisa has completed a triple diploma in Business, Business Management, and Business Administration. Currently, she is undertaking Certificate IV in Disability to expand her knowledge about people with disabilities. {Play}

Dhruv: Accounts Coordinator 

Dhruv is responsible for processing the fortnightly employee payroll. He also makes claims on the NDIS Portal on a fortnightly basis after wages are processed. Dhruv keeps track of funding available for our members. Additionally, he reconciles bank accounts, maintains accurate accounting & financial transaction records, including preparation and submission of BAS statements. {Play}

Nicole Rankin: Operations Administrator 

Nicole has performed previous roles at Elba including payroll and reception over a period of 3 years. She also currently manages the NDIS Reporting on goal achievement and care requirements. Additionally, Nicole also provides administrative support to the office as well as being a backup for Payroll and Reception.
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Chiara Offredi: Community Access Officer 

Chiara performs as a receptionist a variety of administrative tasks and supports the day to day running of the office. As an important part of the administration team, she also manages the use of our wheelchair friendly vans and organizes the Elba events. {Play}

Rob Watson: Marketing & Fundraising Officer 

Rob provides support in the development, implementation, management, and evaluation of the organisation’s strategy and plans for marketing. He strives to reach maximum brand awareness and generate creative new ideas. Consequently, his role requires ensuring compliance with the National Standards for Disability Services in all aspects of work. {Play}

Frances Burns: Human Resources and Training Coordinator 

Frances recruits and trains new staff and completes competency checks and training for existing staff. She undertakes the occupational safety and health requirements for Elba. Working closely with Trish and Liisa ensuring that the quality cycle of improvement continues. Furthermore, when Liisa is on leave Frances attends to the after-hours calls.
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Trish Posiano: Registered Nurse – Service Coordinator 

Trish has over 5 years’ experience working with people who present with spinal cord injuries and disabilities. She is responsible for the management interface between members and the organisation. Essentially this includes maintaining comprehensive records while ensuring compliance with the National Standards for Disability Services. The Service Coordinator develops and monitors plans and strategies for members to ensure their safety and care. Furthermore, she ensures safe working conditions for support workers and additionally oversees training for staff. She also works with stakeholders to ensure appropriate care is provided to all members. {Play}

Stew Watson: Maintenance Office

Stew has an extensive building background. Currently, the types of services that Stew provides are:

  • tap washer replacement
  • smoke alarm maintenance (testing/battery replacement)
  • gutter cleaning
  • minor paint touch-ups
  • light globe replacement
  • flat pack assembly
  • yard/home clean-ups
  • minor wheelchair maintenance (battery and tire replacement)
  • minor carpentry tasks (eg repairs, fit shelving)
  • hanging artwork
  • repairing rails
  • minor reticulation repairs and garden maintenance (light pruning)
  • sometimes he can perform fill in van driving duties. {Play}