Our People

Our Board

Rhonda Renwik Foundation & Director

Rhonda Renwick

Foundation & Director

Rhonda is a mother and grandmother, a psychologist, an educator, a mentor, and a business woman with a clear vision of supporting and strengthening local communities.

As founder of Kindred Spirits Foundation, Rhonda seeks to achieve social equity and access to opportunity by sharing resources in a way which proactively nurtures people and the environment.

Mark Burton Director

Mark Burton


Mark is a certified Practising Accountant and has over 20 years’ experience providing strategic and commercial advice to businesses and not-for-profit organisations. Mark is also a director of Refugee Migrant Children Centre Ltd and BAV Finance Pty Ltd.

Jennifer Carmichael Director

Jennifer Carmichael


Jenny has 40 years’ experience in the finance industry with specialties in commercial and rural business. She is the relationship manager for a financial advisory consultancy. Jenny is a past chair, current board member and a life member of Community College Gippsland.

Rhonda Renwik Foundation & Director

Keita Matsumoto

Board Member

Keita’s experience spans education, philanthropy, and social sector consulting across operational, executive, and governance roles.

He works at the intersection of the public, private, and non-profit sectors to drive cross-sector value.

Keita is deeply committed to KSE’s place-based, relationship-driven approach to social impact, and brings with him governance experience from the Boards of Kindred Spirits Foundation and Teach for Australia.

Our Staff

Ann Shanley Partnerships Lead

Ann Shanley

Partnerships Lead

Ann is a founding member of KSE with a long history of operationalising objectives for organisations and working with communities to support sustainable positive change. Ann has expertise in strategic policy development, planning and management initiatives, and extensive research and analysis in the social sector.