Leadership Team

Dr Lawrence Staub, Chiropractor, Founder and Director. Former QA Manager Exxon Mobil Australia. Member of Rotary International VIC.

Dr Staub’s management and health care skills have set vision and direction for SPAH in achieving its relief and development objectives since its inception.

Ms Sharon Staub, Director. Sharon has held positions in major Account Management for various companies over 25 years covering private organisations through to multinational companies. Her unique skill set complements the ongoing administration of the company. As an archaeology graduate at Melbourne University she has particular interest in monitoring the elements of culture and heritage preservation within the Solomon Islands as pertains to the company's operations.

Ms Madeleine Staub. Registered Nurse. Madeleine’s experience working in Melbourne’s hospital system, as well as in rural Victoria, contributes valuable insight into a culturally and socioeconomically diverse range of public and community health systems. Madeleine’s healthcare skills enable the organisation to develop holistic preventative community healthcare education programs and execute health programs, to improve health outcomes in rural and remote areas that do not have access to public health services.

Mr Brian Pascoe, Director, Public Officer, Treasurer. Former Chemical Engineer involved in managing multi-million dollar projects from all aspects of procurement, cost accounting and construction. Brian's skills with database programming and volunteer role as treasurer for various community organisations over many decades brings strength to the organisation as an experienced and trusted financial controller. Brian is the key administrator for SPAH's local and international grant applications.

Mr Wesley Hendricks, Graphic Designer. Wes' qualifications in graphic Design and photography captures the essence of SPAH's operation and sphere of influence. As the co-owner in his private business; Four Pals Coffee Roasters, he has developed a keen interest in the Rural Development Programs pertaining to agriculture that generates income for communities. His artistic profession and ardor for local produce encourages new avenues for relationship and discovery in the communities of the Solomon Islands. Wes has a unique fervour for connecting with people, and engaging in the linguistics of the many provinces. He leads the team through social media promotions, manages SPAH's website and documents projects through photography and videography.

Committee

Engineering

Mr Jacob Tierney, Civil Engineer. Jacob has been working as a civil engineer in the water industry for 7 years and has specialised in hydraulic design. His expertise is crucial in assisting with the design of water delivery projects as already demonstrated by his work with us in the Solomon Islands since 2012. He has a keen interest for relief and development work and aims to make this a vocation.