Nadelle Manners, General Manager
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business – Accounting & Computing, CPA
Career: Nadelle’s accounting career began in 1997 for the Seventh-day Adventist Church where over the next 18 years she worked in both full time and part-time roles.
Nadelle joined the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation team in 2015. She brings accounting, system and management skills which help provide the best services to sister organisations, clients and supporters
Why the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation: Nadelle enjoys working for the benefit of a cause and as such working in the not-for-profit sector is the best fit for her. “Being involve in a service organisation where the lives of clients and their families are positively impacted by the support and equipment the organisation provides is extremely heart-warming”, she says.
Over the years Nadelle has had a number of friends whose lives have been impacted greatly by neuromuscular conditions and loves the ability of now being able to work toward the mission of improving lives of those affected by neuromuscular conditions.
Dr Scott Hollier, Project Manager
Qualifications: PhD in Internet Studies, Master of Management, Bachelor of Science majoring in Computer Science
Career: Dr Scott Hollier specialises in the field of digital accessibility and is the author of the book ‘Outrunning the Night: a life journey of disability, determination and joy’. With a PhD in Internet Studies and project management experience across the not-for-profit, corporate and government sectors, Scott is an internationally-recognised researcher and speaker.
Scott holds an Adjunct Senior Lecturer position at Edith Cowan University and teaches the Professional Certificate in Web Accessibility (PCWA) course at the University of South Australia. Scott is also an Invited Expert for the W3C Accessible Platform Architectures Research Questions Task Force.
In addition, Scott is legally blind and as such has both a professional and personal understanding of the importance of accessibility.
Why the Muscular Dystrophy Foundation: My ICT experience, combined with my own lived experience of disability, has led me throughout my career to try and make a difference in the disability and technology space. The Neuromuscular Digital Resource that I’m Project managing is an exciting work that brings my skills and passions together, providing me with the privilege to support the needs of people with neuromuscular conditions, their families and carers