Office

WHO
WE ARE

TEAM MEMBERS.

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.

Management Board

Jody Morrish

Dave Ogden

Eric Koh

Bronnie Smith

Founder / Director

President

Treasurer

Secretary

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.

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.

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

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

Get in Touch

For all inquiries please contact

Therapeutic Dog Services

Email: therapydogs@tdsinc.com.au

Phone: 0481293370

or

Animal Assisted Therapist +

Phone: 0415 132 654

Our Leadership Team is comprised of the following members of staff:

Cheryl Montgomery

Jenny Brown

Naomi Blake

Leadership Team

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Induction Coordinator

Trainee Secretary

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

Induction Coordinator

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.

Volunteer Coordinator

Overseeing participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits.

Supporting volunteers for their new positions to ensure they have a firm understanding of their roles including relevant legislative requirements.

Our dogs and human volunteer teams

Passionate Individuals

The Therapeutic Dog Services organisation spans a network of passionate individuals incorporating dogs into Animal Assisted Activities, community visiting programs. Every team is credentialed, passing through standardised assessment, classroom training, hands-on training, mentorship,  volunteer industry placement, and professional development.

Pet Therapy Vounteer Teams

We provide trained Pet Therapy Teams, humans and their well mannered dogs. Providing service delivery of dog assisted activities, to over 25,000 people a year.  

Assistance Intervention Dogs

We provide trained Assistance Intervention Dogs working alongside qualified professionals.

Providing service delivery, to over 10,000 people a year.  

Qualified Professionals

Animal Assisted Therapist+

The organisation spans a network of highly qualified professionals incorporating animals into treatment.