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
Sarah holds a Master of Psychotherapy & Counselling, Diploma in Counselling, Bachelor of Arts (Criminology) and Diploma of Church Ministry. Sarah also holds PACFA membership.


AOD Counsellor
Joseph holds a Master of Counselling and Psychotherapy, Graduate Diploma of Psychological Science and Graduate Diploma of Psychology Advanced (Honours).


AOD Counsellor
Jessica holds a Master 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.