Community organisation Brisbane Youth Service (BYS) has announced the appointment of TMS Consulting CEO, Helen Wood as President of the BYS Management Committee (Board). Helen assumes the position from Frank Forrest who has retired after serving in the role for almost 10 years.
“Helen brings a wealth of relevant skills and knowledge to BYS” commented Annemaree Callander, CEO of Brisbane Youth Service.
“Helen has a background in public housing, homelessness, child safety and Indigenous affairs. Her expertise in organisational management and development will help BYS to strengthen the organisation’s capacity to deliver quality services to vulnerable young people.”
Helen served as a member of the BYS Management Committee for the past 12-months before taking on this new role.
Helen is CEO of management consulting firm, TMS Consulting, headquartered in Brisbane. She assumes the role of BYS President on a voluntary basis as she feels passionate about the work BYS does with young people.
“Brisbane Youth Service provides a comprehensive range of services and works hard to assist homeless and marginalised young people and young families” said Helen.
“This opportunity offers me the chance to contribute both professionally, through my work experience, and personally for a cause I feel strongly about. I am also very committed to the importance of the Not-for-Profit sector and contributing to their level of business readiness for the changes we see coming in this sector.”