Our Team

Welcome to our team

The team at Vital have a common goal which is to provide communication services to our clients that enrich all aspects of their lives. We also offer support, guidance, reinforcement, compassion and reassurance on a daily basis.

As an organisation, we recognise the value of all people and community, and it is the Team at Vital that makes our services unique. Our work and our lives intertwine, and it is for this reason that the team at Vital are so authentic in everything we do. Our staff members are proud of their genuine understanding of Deaf/Deafblind culture that has developed through either their own lived experiences, or from immersion in the community. It is through this understanding that the Vital team can deliver a genuine service that enhances the lives of our clients. While our staff are experienced, trained and qualified, we strongly believe in ongoing professional development and continue to support our team members to learn and grow to meet the ever-changing needs of the people and communities that we serve.

Our team have all the relevant qualifications and documentation required to fulfil their roles. These include: NAATI Accreditation, First Aid Certification and Worker Screening documentation.

Auslan interpretation video coming soon!

Internal Staff

Tamina Kelly

Support Coordinator

Kennedy de Rozario

Bookings Officer

Jessica Bowers

Administration Manager

Samantha Bain

Office Administration Assistant

Linda de Rozario

Director

Alexandra de Rozario

Accounts and Payroll Officer

Deaf Supports

Maria Carmody

Hearing

Anna Nguyen

Hearing

Cindy Jane

Hearing

Robyn Winter

Hearing

Interpreters

Vital provide highly skilled and experienced Auslan interpreters for any type of event, appointment, press conference, workshop, interview or meeting.

Tamina Kelly

Professional Interpreter
Level 3

Samantha Bain

Paraprofessional Interpreter
Level 2

Tim Loosemore

Certified Provisional Interpreter
NAATI # CPN4EM68A

Stephen Waddell

Professional Interpreter
NATTI # CPN9TH74X

Sarah Shenton

Certified Provisional Interpreter
NAATI # CPN1QW63U

Paula Norman

Professional Interpreter
Level 3

Rachel Gray

Certified Provisional Interpreter
NAATI # CPN3VM92L

Mike Levett

Certified Interpreter
NAATI # CPN7ID26L

Lauren Eckhart

Certified Provisional Interpreter
NAATI # CPN9WO41U

Kieta Ovens

Certified Provisional Interpreter
NAATI # CPN0AC21I

Karen Boocock

Certified Provisional Interpreter
NAATI # CPN2XR95R

Jasmin Murray

Certified Provisional Interpreter
NAATI # CPN7FN53Y

Jacqui White

Certified Provisional Interpreter
NAATI # CPN5TW91H

Diane Vosganoff

Certified Provisional Interpreter
NAATI # CPN2FG29D

Diane Prior

Professional Interpreter
Level 3

Chloe Hardy

Certified Provisional Interpreter
NAATI # CPN4RA77H

Chelsea Jennings

Certified Provisional Interpreter
NAATI # CPN3DJ41S

Anne Burrough

Certified Provisional Interpreter
NAATI # CPN7YH94D

Linda de Rozario

Paraprofessional Interpreter
Level 2

Auslan Tutoring

Meet our friendly Auslan Tutors.

Zera Abduramanoski

Deaf

Lotus Ho

Deaf

Jessica Marinko

Deaf

Harlene Koitka

Hearing

Julie Nguyen

Deaf

Sara Newing

Hearing

Rorie Spare

Deaf

Communication Guides

CommGuides provide information and freedom to be comfortable interacting on a huge variety of levels that may otherwise be more difficult for a Deaf/Deafblind or hard of hearing person.

Wendy Daff

Deaf

Zera Abduramanoski

Deaf

Lydia Goldstone

Hearing

Lotus Ho

Deaf

Lisa Stickland

Hearing

Lisa Ebersberger

Kailin Guo

Hearing

Jessica Marinko

Deaf

Harlene Koitka

Hearing

Edwin Tan

Deaf

Clair Josling

Carolyn Budge

Hearing

Brittany Manifis

Hearing

Adam Barnes

Deaf

Alexandra Hyde

Deaf

Maria Carmody

Hearing

Anna Nguyen

Hearing

Alicia Sutton

Hearing

Karanata Kadarmia

Hearing

Julie Nguyen

Deaf

Paige Wells

Hearing

Jessica Shirley

Hearing

Larissa Chatwin

Hearing

Bronte Major

Hearing

Shannon Cole

Hearing

John Wood

Hearing

Sara Newing

Hearing

Mitchell Wilkes-Douglas

Hard of Hearing

Cindy Jane

Hearing

Samantha Riley

Hearing

Susanne Townrow McLean

Deaf

William Cooper

Deaf

Pamelia Maclean

Deaf

Jennifer Pittaway

Deaf

Orla Ferris

Hearing

Lynette Knox

Deaf

Zac Blundell

Hearing

Rorie Spare

Deaf

Robyn Winter

Hearing

English Tutoring

Our English tutors are all fluent in Auslan.

Larissa Chatwin

Hearing

Zac Blundell

Hearing

Notetaker

Our Notetakers have extensive experience in Notetaking and will work with the individual client to ensure they get the most out of this valuable resource.

Paige Wells

Hearing

Larissa Chatwin

Hearing

Bronte Major

Hearing

Drivers

Our Transport Service is unique in that all our drivers are fluent in Auslan.

Wendy Daff

Deaf

Anna Nguyen

Hearing

Paige Wells

Hearing

Jessica Shirley

Hearing

Larissa Chatwin

Hearing

Bronte Major

Hearing

Shannon Cole

Hearing

John Wood

Hearing

Salvatore Gabriele

Deaf

Cindy Jane

Hearing

Susanne Townrow McLean

Deaf

Pamelia Maclean

Deaf

Jennifer Pittaway

Deaf

Rorie Spare

Deaf
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