Phil is the father of a 27yr old daughter who lives with disability. Phil is committed to ensuring and providing opportunities for people of all abilities. His lived experience provides a clear and deep insight into the needs and interests of people living with disability and their families.
 
Coupled with his strong business acumen, Phil’s experience and perspective is a valuable asset to SMP’s governance and strategic planning. He considers his position on SMP’s Board of Directors as an opportunity to ensure the interests of people with disability are continuously the driving force behind SMP’s operations.​

Dean is the founder and CEO of Music Rocks Australia, one of W.A.’s leading disability service providers, delivering inclusive music programs with life-changing outcomes for thousands of children and adults of all abilities. 
 
He holds Bachelor degrees in Education (Music), Music Performance (Jazz) and Applied Chemistry and initiated the Contemporary Music Department for the Department of Education and Training in Western Australia. Dean brings enthusiasm and commitment in his pledge for improved opportunity and recognition for people with a disability.​

Phil is the National Product Manager for Smartfleet, a fleet management company specialising in the charity and not for profit sector. He has a degree in Combined Mathematics and Statistics and has worked in the fleet management industry for more than 15 years. Phil has an extensive background in the finance industry, working with major financial institutions in Australia and the UK.

 

Phil's management expertise combined with his extensive knowledge of the not for profit sector places him in an excellent position to assist SMP's sound governance.

Eddie is a professional facilitator and trainer who part owns an international training and development business. Eddie provides training and development programs to a variety of organisations, from small business to multi-national corporations and government entities. 

 

As an active community member Eddie highly appreciates the opportunity to volunteer his expertise to strengthen the supports and services SMP provides to people with disability living in his community. Eddie has been involved with SMP for over 12 years.

Meet our Directors

We are a not for profit, incorporated association and have been providing quality services to people living with disability in the southern metropolitan regions of Perth since December 1994. 

 

Our services assist people with disability to achieve their personal life goals by facilitating greater access to the community and the development of their life, work and independent living skills.

 

SMP is governed by an elected Board of Directors. 

Jo-Anne is a qualified accountant who has worked in the Accounting and Finance sector for the past 20 years in varying roles across a range of industries. The most recent being Financial Controller for Cardno BEC; a position she held for 8 years before becoming a full time mother. Jo-Anne has a Bachelor of Commerce as well as a Graduate Diploma of Education.
 
Jo-Anne has a great sense of community spirit and a willingness to help others; with strong financial skills Jo-Anne is a valuable contribution to the SMP board in maintaining integrity and sound governance.
 

GENERAL BOARD MEMBER

Eddie Stowers

Secretary

Dean Blanchard

Chair

Phil Illingworth

Chair

Phil Illingworth

Chair

Phil Illingworth

Financial

Director

Jo-Anne Di Filippo

Financial

Director

Jo-Anne Di Filippo

Secretary

Dean Blanchard

GENERAL BOARD MEMBER

Phil Oliver

GENERAL BOARD MEMBER

Eddie Stowers

Eddie is a professional facilitator and trainer who part owns an international training and development business. Eddie provides training and development programs to a variety of organisations, from small business to multi-national corporations and government entities. 

 

As an active community member Eddie highly appreciates the opportunity to volunteer his expertise to strengthen the supports and services SMP provides to people with disability living in his community. Eddie has been involved with SMP for over 12 years.

Phil is the National Product Manager for Smartfleet, a fleet management company specialising in the charity and not for profit sector. He has a degree in Combined Mathematics and Statistics and has worked in the fleet management industry for more than 15 years. Phil has an extensive background in the finance industry, working with major financial institutions in Australia and the UK.

 

Phil's management expertise combined with his extensive knowledge of the not for profit sector places him in an excellent position to assist SMP's sound governance.

Dean is the founder and CEO of Music Rocks Australia, one of W.A.’s leading disability service providers, delivering inclusive music programs with life-changing outcomes for thousands of children and adults of all abilities. 
 
He holds Bachelor degrees in Education (Music), Music Performance (Jazz) and Applied Chemistry and initiated the Contemporary Music Department for the Department of Education and Training in Western Australia. Dean brings enthusiasm and commitment in his pledge for improved opportunity and recognition for people with a disability.​

Jo-Anne is a qualified accountant who has worked in the Accounting and Finance sector for the past 20 years in varying roles across a range of industries. The most recent being Financial Controller for Cardno BEC; a position she held for 8 years before becoming a full time mother. Jo-Anne has a Bachelor of Commerce as well as a Graduate Diploma of Education.
 
Jo-Anne has a great sense of community spirit and a willingness to help others; with strong financial skills Jo-Anne is a valuable contribution to the SMP board in maintaining integrity and sound governance.
 

Phil is the father of a 27yr old daughter who lives with disability. Phil is committed to ensuring and providing opportunities for people of all abilities. His lived experience provides a clear and deep insight into the needs and interests of people living with disability and their families.
 
Coupled with his strong business acumen, Phil’s experience and perspective is a valuable asset to SMP’s governance and strategic planning. He considers his position on SMP’s Board of Directors as an opportunity to ensure the interests of people with disability are continuously the driving force behind SMP’s operations.​

Secretary

Dean Blanchard

GENERAL BOARD MEMBER

Phil Oliver

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