The Team

Nada Milosevic

National Manager

Nada is the Rural LAP national manager and brings five years’ experience as a senior recruitment consultant and over fifteen years’ experience as a senior manager in a variety of business roles. Her skills and knowledge in providing exceptional customer service, staff management and strategic solutions complement Rural LAP objectives well. At Rural LAP, Nada strategically oversees the program and supports the operations team to deliver rural and remote health service locum placements across Australia.

Laura Jackson

Program Manager

Laura is the Rural LAP program manager, managing the team, supporting locum placements and requests for health service organisations in rural and remote Australia. Laura is also 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.

Erin Mann

Team Leader and Program Officer 

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 Kellett

Program Officer

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.

Justine Sorensen

Program Officer

Justine joined the Rural LAP team in 2015 as a recruitment administrator, managing the administration for new and current locums, which expanded to incorporate credentialing application packs. She has since progressed to program officer, managing South Australia, Victoria and Queensland. Justine completed a Bachelor of Films at the Université de Picardie Jules Verne (Amiens, France) in 2015 and has professional experience in both retail and administration from her hometown in France. She moved to Canberra on a Working Holiday Visa in September 2015 and now has dual citizenship. Justine enjoys traveling, reading and learning new skills in her free time.

Jade Margules

Program Officer

Jade joined the team in 2017 as a credentialing coordinator and administrator. Jade is now a program officer for Rural LAP, managing New South Wales (NSW) and Northern Territory (NT) client and locum enquiries, administration, recruitment and placement of locums. She completed her Certificate III in Business and is aiming to start her Certificate IV in the future. Jade brings over eight years of experience in administration and customer relations. When she is not at work, Jade enjoys spending family time with her husband and two sons. 

Vanessa Bonney

Travel and Logistics Coordinator

Vanessa joined the Rural LAP team in March 2020 as the travel and logistics coordinator, organising and coordinating locum travel and accommodation for their placements. Vanessa has a certificate III in Travel and Tourism and over ten years of experience in travel management, working in both corporate and retail travel. Before joining the team, Vanessa managed a home business specialising in alterations of wedding dresses while maintaining the quality of life for an elderly parent. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and spending time outdoors with her two girls and husband.  

Emma Wind

Travel and Logistics Coordinator

Emma is part of the travel and logistics coordination team for Rural LAP, organising and coordinating locum travel and accommodation for their placements. Emma has a Certificate 3 and 4 in Business Administration and an extensive background in recruitment previously working for NAHRLS as the Team Leader and Recruitment Officer. She has been away from the team for the past four years raising her young family and working as the office manager for her family building company. Emma has since returned to the team on a part-time basis. 

Jamie Smith

Brand and Marketing Manager

Jamie has managed the Rural LAP brand for over 9 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

Finance Manager

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.

Fahad Nawaz

Finance Officer

Fahad joined Rural LAP in May 2020 and is responsible for managing the overall financial operations for the program. He has a degree in Master of Professional Accounting and is currently an associate member of CPA Australia. Fahad has over five years of experience in accounting and finance roles. In his spare time, Fahad likes to travel and explore new places.

Harini Krishinan

Credentialing Coordinator and Administrator

Harini joins the Rural LAP team as a credentialing coordinator and administrator, managing the administration for new and current locums. She is responsible for credentialing locums in addition to other administrative tasks. She has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Canberra. Harini brings over ten years' experience in administration and customer relations, encompassing a highly efficient and effective support service for the entire Rural LAP Team.