Laura is the Rural LAP program manager, managing the team and supporting locum placements and requests for health service organisations in rural and remote Australia. She supports the Northern Territory (NT), managing the administration and recruitment of Rural LAP locums to rural and remotes areas of the NT. Laura also is the quality coordinator and looks after the quality management system for Rural LAP. Laura graduated with a Bachelor of Business in Hotel and Resort Management from the Southern Cross University in Coffs Harbour. She brings considerable experience in business management with strong skills in day-to-day management, training and coordinating a team of up to 35 people and organising large functions.
Team Leader - Travel and Logistics Coordinator
Ieysha has been apart of the Rural LAP team since 2015 as the travel and logistics coordinator and has recently moved into the role of team leader. She brings an extensive background in travel management and recruitment consultancy. Ieysha’s previous role as Assistant Team Leader to one of Australia’s leading travel brands saw her facilitate and coordinate various travel itineraries for both international and domestic travel on a leisure and corporate scale. Ieysha is an avid traveller herself who spends her free time outside of work travelling the world, learning about and experiencing new cultures.
Erin is the program officer supporting anaesthetists and obstetricians across rural and remote Australia in addition to recruitment support for Nurses and Allied Health professionals in Tasmania. She also manages the GP Education Assistance Program, offering financial assistance to urban General Practitioners in return for undertaking a locum placement in a rural or remote area. Erin brings over four years' experience in medical recruitment as a recruitment and placement consultant for Defence On-base Health Services, placing health professionals in remote communities in the Northern Territory.
Lizzie is a program officer for Rural LAP, managing New South Wales (NSW) and Western Australia (WA) client and locum enquiries, administration, recruitment and placement of locums. Lizzie brings six years’ experience as a practice manager for a physiotherapy practice in the ACT, providing exceptional customer service and high-level support to clients. Lizzie has completed both Certificate 3 and Diploma in Business Administration for Medical. Outside managing NSW and WA clients and locums for Rural LAP, Lizzie enjoys spending time with her two young boys Connor and Jackson and enjoys keeping fit through competitive cheerleading.
Bronte is the program officer supporting health professionals and clients in NSW and the NT. With a strong background in administration and customer service, Bronte brings over four years' experience to her role. She has a Certificate III in Business, completed as a part of an Australian School-based Apprenticeship. Outside of managing NSW and the NT, Bronte enjoys fitness, hair and beauty.
Travel & Logistics Coordinator
Kirsti is the travel & logistics coordinator for Rural LAP, supporting the team leader – travel & logistics coordinator in arranging travel and accommodation for all locum placements Australia-wide. Kirsti has a Certificate III in Travel and Hospitality and brings considerable knowledge and experience from her previous roles in the travel and tourism sector. Kirsti has worked for one of Australia’s leading airlines as a corporate consultant and sales support administrator before moving into retail travel as an international consultant. In her free time, Kirsti likes learning about different destinations and cultures around the world.
Brand and Marketing Manager
Jamie has managed the Rural LAP brand for over 8 years and is responsible for all media, advertising and marketing activities related to the program. She manages several brands nationally and internationally for our program administrator, Aspen Medical. Jamie brings several years experience in business, marketing and events management. Prior to joining Rural LAP, Jamie owned and operated a small business within a renowned hotel in Canberra. She was responsible for managing a team of employees, business development, marketing and graphic design solutions, accounting and finance, and client service management. Jamie has a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Business Management and Marketing Management from the University of Canberra. She has taken a close interest in designing collateral for each of her brand portfolios and decided take her education further by enrolling into a Diploma of Graphic Design course.
Glory Mak joined the team in April 2019 and is currently responsible for overseeing all financial operations for Rural LAP including financial reporting, budgeting and cash management. Glory is a certified accountant with CPA Australia with over 10 years’ experience in a variety of financial management and accountancy roles. During her spare time, one of her favourite things to do is hot yoga.
Nisreen joined Rural LAP in December 2018 and is responsible for accounts receivable, accounts payable, day-to-day accounting tasks and assisting with financial reporting. Nisreen brings well-rounded experience from her roles in administration and payroll. She has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Canberra majoring in Accounting and Marketing Management. In her spare time, Nisreen loves exploring nature and spending time with family.
Credentialing Coordinator and Administrator