Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource Centre Inc is an association incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act (QLD) 1981. The association is governed by a management committee made up of interested and committed community members who generously donate their time and expertise to oversee good governance and management practices of Zig Zag services.

Executive Members 2020-2021

Amy Seymour-Jones
Chairperson

Amy holds a Masters of Social Work Studies and a Bachelor of Business Management.  Amy is a Senior Social Worker with Queensland Health and supports people with newly acquired disability.  She has previously worked in the homeless and domestic violence sectors in Brisbane.  Amy has strong feminist and social justice values and is committed to amplifying the voices of young women and challenging systems that entrench inequality.

Kaitlin De Souza
Vice Chairperson

Kaitlin is a solicitor with the Women’s Legal Service. She practices in Family Law and Domestic and Family Violence. Through her work with Women’s Legal Service, Kaitlin provides advice and representation to women in Queensland in relation to family law matters including arrangements for children, separation and divorce, property settlements, child support and child protection. Prior to her work with Women’s Legal Service, Kaitlin has worked in private practice and also volunteered with the Refugee and Immigration Legal Service. Kaitlin is passionate about empowering women through helping them to access, engage in and understand the legal system.  As a proud advocate for vulnerable women, Kaitlin is excited to be contributing to Zig Zag through her role as part of the Management Committee and looks forward to supporting the wonderful work of the organisation.

Suzanne Agnew
Treasurer

Suzanne Agnew’s background is in Banking and Finance, primarily in commercial and business finance roles. Suzanne holds a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting, from Griffith University. Suzanne has worked in various finance roles in the not for profit sector in Brisbane since 2009. Suzanne is an Affiliate Member of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers and a Justice of the Peace (Qual), Queensland. Suzanne recognizes the important contribution that local social welfare agencies make to our community. Suzanne’s intention in joining Zig Zag’s Management Committee is to support the organisation to provide a place of healing, support and social action for young women long into the future.

Kelly Sumner
Secretary

Kelly has a Bachelor of Social Science (Social Welfare) and has been involved in the community sector for well over a decade, from youth work and mental health to crisis response and counselling, and now in education and training. Supporting Zig Zag’s work is a source of great satisfaction for Kelly.

Lulu Milne
Management Committee Staff Liaison

Lulu is a social worker with over 15 years experience working in the domestic violence and homeless sectors.  Lulu is currently the Principal Social Worker at Women’s Legal Service Qld, where she supervises a small team of social workers and provides holistic services to women experiencing domestic violence and engaging in the legal system.  Prior to this role, Lulu worked in homelessness, as an Outreach Case Manager at Anglican Women’s Hostel, Brisbane and a Resettlement Worker for the Access Point (Department of Housing) in Edinburgh Scotland.

General Members 2020-2021

Rochelle Keegel

Rochelle is passionate about creating positive social change. She holds a Bachelor Psychology and Bachelor Arts and has a keen interest in purpose driven organisations. Rochelle strongly believes the work that Zig Zag does to provide a place of safety, healing and resources for young women is absolutely invaluable and is honoured to be able to be a part of the management committee. Rochelle has a background in working within feminist management frameworks and strives to carry out these practices throughout all aspects of her life.

Samantha Moores

Samantha holds a Bachelor of Laws and is a practicing solicitor in private practice specialising in property and projects law. Samantha has experience in leasing, conveyancing and complex property and business acquisitions. She also does a lot of pro bono work assisting and representing young adults struggling with homelessness. Samantha is a passionate feminist and recognises the need for social welfare and justice in society in order to support the wider community.

Katherine Webber

Katherine Webber is a practitioner in social planning and community development. Katherine has worked with a range of government and non-government programs in Australia and the Pacific to improve social inclusion, gender equality and community safety. Katherine has on-the-ground experience supporting diverse organisations and communities in community research and participatory stakeholder consultation, with a particular commitment to women’s rights and gender equality.

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