Meet Our Team

Kerrie Thompson

Chief Executive Officer

After spending ten years in the Australian Defence Force (Army), Kerrie made a career change and undertook a Bachelor of Applied Social Science (Counselling).  Coming from a trauma-informed perspective, Kerrie is committed to empowering clients through psycho-education and believes knowledge leads to making informed choices about moving through life after crime. A passionate advocate for victims’ rights, she is committed to ensuring victims’ voices are heard throughout Local and State Government settings.

Cathy Bremner

Senior Victim Support Specialist

Cathy has a Social Science degree and comes to VOCAL with a wealth of knowledge and over 17 years experience in both case work and management within NSW Department of Communities and Justice.

With extensive experience helping victim-survivors and families through trauma, Cathy is passionate about assisting people with support and interventions that are tailored to their unique circumstances. With a focus on policy change and creating meaningful legislative change, Cathy is looking forward to advocacy work with key stakeholders to improve the rights of vulnerable people.

Sophie Wheeler

Victim Support Specialist

Sophie has worked in the family violence sector for almost 10 years, including court advocacy, women and children’s refuge, and within the family law context. Sophie is committed to advocating for a survivor’s right for safety, freedom and justice. While completing her social work degree Sophie is passionate about promoting high quality best practice, awareness raising and addressing structural inequalities and disadvantage at a local and systemic level. Sophie strives to stand in solidarity with First Nations Peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse communities and people identifying as belonging to LGBTIQ+ communities.

Kate Stojanovski

Victim Support Specialist

Kate joins our team with extensive experience in trauma informed care, having worked for over 20 years in NSW Department of Communities and Justice.

Samantha Spee

Administration Assistant

Samantha joins the VOCAL team with more than 9 years administrative experience, primarily in the legal sector.

With a natural ability for working in fast-paces environments, Samantha believes it is essential to be empathetic, patient and have clear communication when assisting people with personal matters of a traumatic nature. Samantha has a passion for helping others and is a fantastic asset to our team.

Selina King

Concise Bookkeeping and Business Services

Selina is “everything finance” for our small organisation. Integral to the running of our service, Selina does an amazing job of maintaining the finances for both the non-government sector (Victim Support Unit) and the charity division (VOCAL Inc NSW). Selina is a registered Business Activity Statement Agent and runs her own successful business, Concise Accounting.

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Innovative Computer Solutions

All things Computers

“Dan the Man” and his team at IC-Solutions provide staff with incredible service and speedy support when computer problems arise. Always available and willing to help, IC-Solutions provides outstanding tech support to our organisation, for which we are extremely grateful.

“You see problems? IC-Solutions.”

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