Our Team

 
Deb Pattrick

Deb Pattrick

YFER Director, COL National Manager

Registered Midwife, lactation consultant (IBCLC) – lives on the Central Coast of NSW and has a history of working with families within acute and community settings. Deb was a homebirth midwife for many years in NSW and Victoria, coordinated childbirth education classes, set up and coordinated outpatient lactation support services. Deb was one of the co-creators of the Core of Life program.

Tracy Smith

Tracy Smith

YFER Director, COL National Manager

Registered Midwife, Mothercraft nurse – lives on the Mornington Peninsula Victoria. Tracy has also worked in both acute and community maternity settings and supported women birthing at home. She set up and coordinated a young women's clinic and designed and facilitated community education projects. Tracy was the other co-creator of the Core of Life program.

Katrina Leontini

Katrina Leontini

Bookkeeper

Katrina is an integral part of the COL team and ensures all our books balance.

COL ACCREDITED INSTRUCTORS

  • Annette Loadsman (2009)
  • Gayle Rusher (2009)
  • Peter Gazey (2009)
  • Liz Ruutz (2009)
  • Monika Zdyb (2010)
  • Kima O'Donnell (2010)
  • Julia Hugo (2011)
  • Rosemary Bunge (2010)
  • Karen Rauert (2010)
  • Melissa Hoye (2011)
  • Janet Blair (2010)
  • Lorraine Campbell (2011)
  • Louise Holland (2011)
  • Anne Sweeney (2012)
  • Kelly Stacey (2012)
  • Sally Hutchinson (2012)
  • Helen Perry (2012)
  • Jessica Simms (2016)
  • Carolyn Hastie (2016)
  • Claire Malseed (2016)
  • Allison Wolf (2016)