WHO WE ARE

Wendy Holland, Director of communityvibe, is passionate about working with communities to create better places.

Wendy holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree (Recreation) and has over thirty years experience in the sport, recreation and community development field, having been employed in the private, public and not-for-profit sector in Australia and internationally.

communityvibe has a strong focus on community engagement and capacity building of local communities. This helps to ensure that reports are collaborative and embraced by all stakeholders.  All reports prepared by communityvibe are presented in clear, simple language but offer strategic analysis and insightful recommendations.

Her previous positions include:

 

  • Working as a leisure planning consultant throughout Australia developing needs studies, feasibility studies, research projects, marketing plans, development plans, strategic plans and community consultations for a range of government, not-for-profit and community based groups.
  • Managing leisure services departments for various local government authorities in metropolitan and regional areas
  • Managing a community services department in local government
  • Working as a youth worker at high rise inner-city public housing estates
  • Organising state and national conferences for various government and not-for-profit organisations
  • Assessing and monitoring state government grants and projects
  • Teaching community based tourism courses in Africa
  • Submission writing and sponsorship plan development in Australia and China

 

When the project demands, Wendy brings in a range of other skilled professionals to assist, e.g. landscape architects, architects, traffic and civil engineers, natural resource specialists, finance specialists, etc.