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  1. 1. BUSINESS BIOGRAPHY LANA GLOGOWSKI A versatile and experienced consultant servicing the health, education and community services sector with project management, training and facilitation, strategic planning, funding submission and media writing services 1. PRECIS OF SKILLS AND EXPERIENCELana has developed a very busy consultancy business following twenty five years experience in thecommunity services sector in a variety of roles with Federal, State and Local Government. Her areasof expertise include child protection, parenting services, foster care and adoption, alcohol and druguse, services for women, regional and community development as well as youth and recreationservices.A qualified secondary teacher, Lana has substantial project and staff management experience aswell as teaching/training expertise and event management skills.Examples of project research:  Surveyed all Australian and New Zealand paediatric palliative care services to gather information on their service delivery models and achieved a 100% response rateExamples of project management expertise:  Developed Geraldton Lotteries House over a period of three years which included on-going liaison with a 12 not-for-profit agencies, oversight of building refurbishment and establishment of governance systems  Developed a Regional Women’s Health service with Federal Government funding awarded on the basis of a research project undertaken in partnership with the Nursing Practice Research Unit of Curtin UniversityExamples of event management skills:  Organised a public launch for a ten minute promotional video on the Midwest region that attracted over 1000 people to Queen’s Park Theatre in Geraldton  Planned, promoted and co-ordinated the delivery of two one-day forums in Perth on Family Group Conferencing that featured a team of international guest speakers and attracted approximately 500 participants  Conceptualised and organised the inaugural “Lost Children’s Services” across six sites at Perth’s Skyshow
  2. 2. Examples of consultation skill:  Managed the community consultation processes of a formative study with the Town of Victoria Park that included the facilitation of focus groups and the development and collation of an on- line survey  Managed a region-wide consultation process in the Midwest of WA focusing on women’s health issues that included an extensive postal survey in collaboration with the Nursing Practice Research Unit of Curtin University  Managed a project on behalf of the Australian Red Cross focused on the needs of children and young people with life limiting illnesses that involved expert interviews, on-line surveys and facilitated focus groupsOther skills and abilities include:  Board of Management experience over a number of years with organisations including Southcare, Geraldton Sexual Assault Referral Centre and Geraldton Youthline  Local Government experience as a Local Government Councillor with the City of South Perth  Public speaking skills developed as a member of Toastmasters International  Media writing skills demonstrated via a parenting column with the Perth Community Newspaper Group and a drug and alcohol column in a WA regional newspaper 2. CONSULTANCY EXPERIENCE YEAR CLIENT TASK DESCRIPTION 2012 Australian Red Development of $35K project awarded on the basis of a quote Cross a self-directed Currently being undertaken. (Lady Lawley and costed Responding to the move towards self-directed Cottage) service design supports and services, this project will develop an model implementation framework for Lady Lawley Cottage including costing and pricing considerations. Strategies to develop the framework include expert interviews, a family forum, on-line surveys and focus groups. 2012 Kalparrin Exploration of $10K project awarded on the basis of a quote outreach Funding from the Princess Margaret Hospital services to the Foundation enabled Kalparrin to explore the Goldfields development of a model for the provision or region regional services. This project involved community engagement by utilising the media and local service providers, expert interviews, focus groups and on-line surveys. The resulting report included draft budgets, data analysis and recommendations. 2
  3. 3. 2012 West Community $40K project awarded on the basis of an Australian Outreach and interview and quote. Symphony Engagement Orchestras around the world are exploring their Orchestra Project relevance to communities and as a consequence are engaging in an exciting array of community- based activities. This project involved the detailed exploration of a number of community-engagement initiatives and included extensive desk-top research and expert interviews with both the Arts and non- Arts sectors.2011 University of Community-use $30K project awarded on the basis of a quote. WA feasibility study The study was focused on determining community (current) interest and potential engagement with the New Fortune Theatre at UWA. This outdoor Shakespearean theatre was in need of considerable refurbishment. Consultations were undertaken with existing and emerging theatre, music, dance and other performance groups to determine strategies to increase interest and utilisation of the theatre.2011 Department for Service Review $50K project won through competitive tender Child process Protection A review of DCP’s Parent Support Program was undertaken in collaboration with two other consultants and involved the development, distribution and analysis of extensive electronic surveys, desk-top case reviews and focus group consultations either face-to-face or by teleconference. A comprehensive report with considerations for future direction was presented at the conclusion of the review.2011 Health Service Review $25K project awarded on the basis of a quote. Department of Undertook a review of the Paediatric Palliative Care WA (PPC) service within Princess Margaret Hospital which involved consultation (via survey) with children and families, medical specialists and community-based service providers. The review also involved consultation (via survey) with the service heads of interstate and international PPC service providers.2010/11 Australian Red Research and $50K project awarded on the basis of a quote. Cross Consultation Developed a model for the provision of respite and other support services to families of children with life-threatening illnesses. This project involved consultations with community-based agency CEOs, medical specialists, Director Generals and other senior public servants. It also involved the organisation of a well attended sector forum. Consultations were undertaken with families via surveys and focus groups. The project concluded with the development of a service delivery model that was written up in a comprehensive final report. 3
  4. 4. 2010-11 Department for Recurrent $20k per annum (for 5 years) won through Child delivery of pre- competitive tender process Protection Adoptive Recurrent delivery of educative workshops on a bi- Learning and monthly basis for prospective adoptive parents. Development This work required research and development of workshops workshop content, establishment of registration and (ongoing) payment processes, recruitment of guest speakers as well as the development of evaluation and reporting processes.2010 Town of Community $10K project awarded by the Town Of Victoria Victoria Park Consultation Park on the basis of work completed in Component of formative study Feasibility Study Undertook community, business and stakeholder consultations as part of the feasibility study. This involved the engagement of community-based agencies, the business community and members of the general public in a consultation process via face-to-face meetings and on-line surveys.2010 Bayswater Policy and $8K project awarded on the basis of a quote. Family Centre Procedure Updated and further developed an existing policy Manual and procedure manual ensuring legislative compliance and user friendly format. This involved detailed consultation with Board Members and staff and writing tasks with a focus on accurate detail.2010 CLAN Parenting $5K project awarded on the basis of a quote. WA Training Developed five parenting modules for a volunteer Sessions training program complete with workbook, power point presentations and presenters notes. This involved desktop research and face-to face consultation with key stakeholders followed up by detailed writing and program development.2009 Town Of Formative Study $20K project won through competitive tender Victoria Park process. Developed both site and management models with a focus on community use of a five hectare site that included three historic buildings. Consultation strategies included facilitated focus groups, an on- line survey, and desk-top research.2009 Cambridge Organisation of $1k project awarded on the basis of a quote. International Field Utilised networks within the community services College Placements sector to identify placements for tertiary students.2009 Family Facilitation of $4K per course as a set fee Partnership Core Courses Facilitated five day courses on the Family Training Partnership Training model delivered to Incorporated professional practitioners working with families. 4
  5. 5. 3. EMPLOYMENT HISTORYYEAR EMPLOYER ROLE DESCRIPTION2007 Department for Senior Practice Facilitated the placement of children with severeto 2008 Community Development disabilities and in the care of the CEO with not-for- Development Officer profit placement agencies.2005 Department for Supervisor, Managerial responsibility for a team of 20to 2007 Community Fostering professional staff who recruited, screened, Development Services assessed, trained and supported foster carers1997 Family and Team Leader Managed a team of twenty professional staff to 1998 Children’s (Scarborough) including case managers and community Services development staff1995 Department for Community Managed a team of four professional staff and a to 1997 Child Protection Development range of community development projects Co-ordinator (Perth District)1993 WA Alcohol and Midwest Regional Developed and delivered alcohol and drug use to 1995 Drug Authority Co-ordinator programs, educative activities and counselling services1987 Geraldton Centre Manager Managed a youth centre including sessional tutors to 1989 Skillshare and professional staff under the Skillshare program1987 Busselton Relief Teacher Taught English and Social Studies to Year 8, 9 Senior High and 10 students School, WA 5