General Manager, Children Services
It is with a heavy heart that I announce my resignation as FDCQ General Manager Children Services. After more than eight years of service with Family Day Care Queensland, including four years as General Manager Children Services, I have made the challenging decision to take a break to spend time with my family.
It has been an honour and privilege to work with you, our dedicated and inspiring Educators. Your resilience and strength through times of challenge and change will stay with me forever. Thank you for your commitment to children and families. You are an inspiration to us all. I have learnt so much along this journey and will miss connecting in with you during our Educator meetings and our face to face visits.
Leading Enhance Family Day Care and Capricornia In Home Care has been a career highlight and I will always reflect fondly on my time with the organisation. I would like to posthumously thank Peta McNellie, former FDCQ CEO for her professional guidance, her confidence in me and her unrivalled passion for the sector.
As I leave my role, I depart knowing that Enhance Family Day Care and Capricornia In Home Care is in competent and capable hands. I feel extremely proud of the work we have accomplished over the last four years and know the team will continue to work hard with streamlining systems and processes to support you with the valuable work you do.
Jason de Bakker, FDCQ Chief Executive Officer, with Meg Walsh, Children Services Manager and the Children Services leadership team, will be reviewing our structure and arrangements for 2023 over the coming weeks. Further information will be communicated with you in due time.
My final day in the role of General Manager will be Friday 23 December.
I thank you for the opportunity to have led you, with my head and my heart, and for the support and remarkable work you do with children, families and for the Family Day Care sector. Thank you.
It has been a privilege and a joy to have worked with you. Moving forward, I wish you all the very best to lead, grow and promote exceptional home-based education and care.
Children Services General Manager