Meet our Board

The active nature and ongoing support of the board members is what sets Sunshine Butterflies apart. Each of the board members is passionately dedicated to the work we do to support families and individuals living with disability and has a strong standing in the Sunshine Coast business community.


Sunshine Butterflies Board

Leanne Walsh – CEO & Founder

Tony Fowler – Chair
Tony brings years of events and marketing experience to our Board having worked for many years in the Media industry, and for Noosa Triathlon running and planning I.T. logistics for major events across the Sunshine Coast.

Carol Johnson – Treasurer
An experienced Accountant and registered Tax Agent, Carol is a passionate community advocate and volunteer, Carol has worked tirelessly as a volunteer for several local community organisations, such as local Rotary Clubs. She brings a wealth of knowledge and business experience to our Board.

Damien Walsh - Board Member
Joint founder of Sunshine Butterflies, Damien has a passion for delivering services to those living with a disability, through his work as a landscape designer. He manages our Sunshine Gardens Social Enterprise.

Dr Bob McCrossin - Board Member

Dr Bob McCrossin is a Paediatrician and specialises in working with children that have challenging behaviours. Dr McCrossin has more than forty years of experience as a Paediatrician in different settings across Australia and New Zealand.
He also has several publications in revered Medical journals.

Sue Grogan - Board Member
Sue is the owner and Manager of BOOTSCO Noosa. She is a small business owner with a strong focus on community and customer service. Sue brings with her, years of experience managing staff and navigating businesses.

Kerryn Mills - Board Member
Kerryn is an active member of the Noosa Community, working in banking most of her career and volunteering at local Salvation Army stores in Noosa, Kerryn has gotten to know the locals and brings community connection and community knowledge to the table. Kerryn is passionate about community volunteering and inclusion for all.

Liam Kenny - Board Member

Liam is an Accounting graduate and Sunshine Butterflies employee of 3 years.
Liam plays a diverse role at Sunshine Butterflies and understands the business functionalities through his role as a Support Worker, Activity Leader and IT Coordinator. Liam is an active member of the Noosa community and has played an integral part in the Noosa Tigers AFC.
Liam brings with him a vast knowledge of the Sunshine Butterflies business as well as a valuable background in commerce and accounting.