Our Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team

STEPHANIE RANSOME

CEO

Stephanie commenced with NT Friendship & Support Inc in June 2017 and brings more than 13 years of experience in the Community Services sector to the role. 

Prior to this appointment Stephanie had the opportunity to work with Wirakka Maya (Aboriginal Health Service) in South Hedland, WA as the Social and Emotional Wellbeing Manager. Stephanie has also held an Executive Manager role with Good Samaritan Industries, a large WA Disability Services Organisation, and was a senior manager with Intework LifeSkills (now InteLife) in WA. 

Her professional life commenced in the Community Services sector working as a Community Mental Health Worker supporting people with chronic poor mental health in Rockingham and Mandurah WA.Stephanie was recruited by the board to utilise her skills in change management and for her stewardship of the organisation on its journey into the NDIS world. 

 

Stephanie is passionate about leading the NT Friendship & Support team into the future and ensuring that people are at the centre of their services.

 

She has volunteered on a number of not – for – profit committees and boards. Stephanie currently sits on the Integrated disAbility Action (IDA) management committee,  a peak body for people with disability, and also on the Board of National Disability Services (NDS) NT. 

Stephanie loves the beautiful rugged life in the Territory and its beautiful landscape and stunning sunsets and is glad to be able to call Katherine her home. 

LUCY
MARKOFF

NDIS EXECUTIVE MANAGER
 

Lucy commenced working with NT Friendship & Support in 2017, and before her appointment, had worked extensively with people with a disability, marginalised groups and at-risk young people.

 

She has demonstrated experience in leadership roles across a number of non-government organisations.

 

While Lucy originally fairs from Central Victoria, she now calls the Territory home. 

Prior to her commencement at NT Friendship & Support, Lucy worked as the Youth and Community Services Manager for YMCA Katherine (now YMCA of the Northern Territory), and prior to that headed up YMCA Victoria’s Community Development Unit as Director. 

Lucy is passionate about social inclusion, human rights and restorative justice; and brings this passion into her day-to-day role, and when leading teams.

Lucy

NT Friendship & Support Inc. 

Katherine

Alice Springs

Darwin

Email: admin@ntfriendship.org.au

Phone: (08) 8971 0027

Katherine: 3/20 First Street

Alice Springs: 3/78 Lovegrove Drive

Darwin: Mobile office

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