Chief Executive Officer
Janelle is Australia’s Leading Expert in Connecting Women in Business to Grow, Succeed and Collaborate with other like-minded business women.
Janelles’ career success includes over 25 years in private and public sector, not-for-profit organisation and running her own businesses. Janelle has extensive expertise in event management, relationship management. In addition to this, was heavily involved with the Australian Institute of Office Professionals committee of management, sat on the National Board. During this time Janelle has been an active member of WNA and found it invaluable in her business and professional career.
Janelle is passionate about making connections and providing opportunities for others. She’ a true enabler! Growing up in rural Queensland, Janelle is wanting to expand opportunities for rural and remote business women.
This is an exciting time for Women’s Network Australia and its members as we innovate, restructure and adapt quickly in an ever changing national business environment.
Ambassador | National | Branding
Ambassador | National | Rural and Remote
Meet Chris Knight. Chris is a licensed facilitator for the Internationally recognised Springboard Women’s Personal Development Programme and works collaboratively across the public, corporate and not-for-profits sectors to support women professionally and personally to achieve financial and economic independence and security to be able to Live The Life of Their Dreams. Chris is passionate about leading our strategic networking activities to reconnect with working women around Australia including our regular Online Zoom Meetings.
Ambassador | VIC | Melbourne
Buyer’s Agent, Chamberlain Property Advocates
Meet Wendy Chamberlain. Wendy is an international best-selling author, fully licensed real estate agent, copywriter and avid real estate investor. She combines her 20+ years in the IT industry (Wendy holds a Computing Degree) with her love of all things real estate, making her move into real estate Buyer & Vendor advocacy a natural progression. Born and bred in Melbourne, Wendy loves to collaborate and connect women in business, which augurs well with being our Melbourne Ambassador. Wendy is called on regularly by the media for comment and has appeared on Foxtel TV, SkyNews, Hot Property, in Wealth Creator Magazine, The Australian and The Age newspapers and featured on the cover of the Women’s Network Australia magazine.
Dr Dimitra Mersinia
Ambassador | NSW | Sydney
Dr Dimitra Mersinia
Dentist, Crows Nest
Meet Dimitra Mersinia. Dimitra is a dentist, smile architect, results mentor and a difference maker. Dimitra says as Regional Ambassador for WNA, she has a privileged position of introducing, connecting and collaborating with like minded business women – and a few men. Whilst supporting local business owner members.
Dimitra also hosts educational forums in health and is heavily involved with the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and the University mentoring the next generation of health professionals. She is passionate in encouraging, creating connections and seeing people grow and smile with confidence.
Ambassador | TAS | Hobart
Director – EIS Property
Meet Alison Rogers. She is the powerhouse behind why the WNA Hobart events run like a well oiled machine. Alison is passionate about bringing people and property together and says “I want to inspire a sustainable approach to loving the space you live in”
Alison says that as Regional Ambassador for WNA, I have a privileged position. Whilst supporting local business owner members, I also get to host educational forums and see some true connections and collaborations taking place, we really do have loads of fun and take hold of opportunities! – really maximising the benefits of the WNA membership.
Ambassador | QLD | Redlands Region
Founder and Principal Consultant, Mulberry Seed
Meet Cheryl Gray. Cheryl is a communication strategist, writer, trainer, manager and mentor. She provides insights and solutions to help business owners and executives achieve success. Cheryl is keen to grow the Redlands Region as that is where she lives and the base for her business. Part of her passion is to encourage and support other local businesses.
Ambassador | QLD | Brisbane North
Director – McCall Financial Services
Meet Amanda McCall. As a 20 year member of WNA, Amanda has had the pleasure of meeting many wonderful women. It’s always great when you can introduce people to WNA and see connections happening. When Amanda is not the Ambassador for Brisbane Northside – she has her own Financial Planning practice.
Ambassador | QLD | Moreton Bay Region
Founder, Head Kinesiologist – Kinique Natural Therapies
Meet Marney Perna. She is the motivated networker leading the Moreton Bay Region Events. Marney is passionate about providing a safe and inviting space to network effectively and authentically.
Marney says being the Moreton Region Ambassador for WNA, is an honour and privilege. Having been a WNA member for over a decade, she knows and appreciates the values of a having a collaborative and supportive network for business owners. A WNA membership provides many and varied opportunities to connect, grow and succeed, however it also requires you to take action!
Ambassador | QLD | Brisbane West Region
Director – Yoga Forever with Anne Noonan
Meet Anne Noonan. Anne is the Brisbane Western Suburbs Ambassador and has a passion for connecting and bringing women business owners together at our Paddington brunch. Anne says re-joining WNA was the best thing she’s done in years. She loves watching the growth and mutual support when the right connections are made.
Ambassador | QLD | Sunshine Coast Region
Ambassador | QLD | Gold Coast Region
Director – Be Seen, Get Known, Make Money
Janet has used her own style of connecting or ” networking ” to grow a six-figure income as the “rainmaker” for her own financial planning business . She coaches other business owners how to use this same approach and also many of her trusted procedures and steps, to grow their own businesses. Janet connects people with her own network to benefit other’s business regularly and have become the “go to” connector for all who are known to her.
Ambassador | WA | Perth
Executive Coach – Annette Stanton
Meet Annette Stanton. Annette is a life and business coach, writer, author and speaker. She is passionate about inspiring business owners and entrepreneurs to create a life and business they love. Annette enjoys bringing women in business together to connect and collaborate in a natural way, which encourages the support and growth of local businesses.