Wayback Staff


Chief Executive Officer
Ray commenced at Wayback in 2008, coming from a background in policing, business management and more recently as a pastor. He holds a Bachelor of Business, Diploma of Ministry and a Diploma of Justice Administration. Ray’s principle responsibilities are to strategize the future directions of Wayback and oversee the daily operations. Ray continues to pastor at a local church, enjoys cycling and playing the saxophone in his spare time.

Counselling Section


Head of Counselling
Paulene holds a Bachelor of Counselling & Human Change from Jansen Newman Institute and has worked in the AOD sector for the past 12 years. Paulene enjoys spending her free time relaxing at the beach.


AOD Counsellor
Michelle holds a Bachelor of Health Science and spent a number of years in nursing before gaining her Graduate Diploma of Counselling. She is a die-hard AFL Swans supporter and loves spending time with her family.


AOD Counsellor
Sascha holds a Master of Psychotherapy & Counselling. She enjoys cooking and reading and (unfortunately), being ex-Queenslander, continues to support the maroons in State of Origin matches.


AOD Counsellor
Callen holds a Bachelor of Psychotherapy & Counselling, and a Diploma of Counselling. He enjoys playing computer games, reading and interacting with friends.aster of Psychotherapy and a Bachelor Psychology.

Administration Section


Head of Administration
Joanne is the administration manager at Wayback. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Economics) and a certificate in MYOB accounting. Joanne enjoys spending her free time cooking, bushwalking and floristry.


Theresa commenced at Wayback in 2010 and has learnt many functions of the organisation. She enjoys hanging out with friends, playing volleyball and has completed a number of mission trips to the Pacific Islands, America, Indonesia and New Zealand.


Vernie has worked in a number of Countries but has now settled in Sydney. She has worked as a Medical Receptionist and as a Disability support Worker in Community & day program.


Client Co-ordinator
Wendy has worked as a medical coding process analysist and more recently as a Disability Worker the community and Group House settings. In her spare time she enjoys playing sport and singing.