Enhancing quality of life and health through the human - animal bond

Email: therapydogs@tdsinc.com.au

Phone: 0481293370

Tel: 08 8591 8109 Answering Service

Registered Charity: 90 024 628 522 

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    Management Board and Leadership Teams


    Established in 2001,

    Therapeutic Dog Services is a not-for-profit, Australian registered charity providing animal assisted intervention experiences for city people.​Therapeutic Dog Services Committee of Management provides strategic direction and oversees its management on a voluntary basis.

    Our Board

    A Board of Directors is responsible for overseeing all corporate governance matters, providing the organisation with strategic leadership and direction, leads a senior management team responsible for the major financial and administrative decisions and is the principle decision making body.

    Director

    Jody Morrish

    Highest-ranking executive in the company, primary responsibilities include making major corporate decisions, managing the overall operations and resources of the company, and acting as the main point of communication between the board of directors and corporate operations.

    President

    David Ogden

    In addition to presiding over board and executive committee meetings, has a variety of responsibilities. Works with the founder/director, board, staff and community to further the organisation’s mission.

    Treasurer

    Eric Koh

    Oversee the financial administration of the organisation, review procedures and financial reporting

    Secretary

    Bronnie Smith

    Performs a myriad tasks aimed at managing the records and administrative functions of the team Leadership Team: Lead by the direction of the Board, Our Leadership Team is comprised of the following members of staff:

    Trainee Secretary

    Cheryl Montgomery

    Performs a myriad tasks aimed at managing the records and administrative functions of the team


    Our Leadership Team

    Led by the direction of the Board, Our Leadership Team is comprised of the following members of staff:


    Human Resources 

    Cheryl Roberts

    Oversee the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new staff; serves as a link between the organisation’s management and employees. 

    Induction Co ordinators

    Cheryl Montgomery and Jenny Brown

    Prepare community visiting dogs and handler teams for their new positions to ensure they have a firm understanding of their roles including relevant legislative requirements. Overseeing participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits.