Meet Our Board Members
MRS. KYLIE BEVERIDGE - PRINCIPAL DIRECTOR/FOUNDER
Kylie is a proud mother of her son who has Autism and is the Founder and President of Paint Me A Rainbow - Autism Awareness WA Incorporated.
Kylie is an experienced Director with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organization management industry. Skilled in Nonprofit Organizations, Management, Leadership, Marketing, and Project Management. Kylie is a strong business development professional who graduated from Our Lady of Mercy College in NSW.
Kylie also has a strong marketing background having spend many years within the corporate world working as an Executive Assistant. Kylie has hosted several successful fund raisers for different charities recently and is extremely passionate about making a positive change within the lives of children living with Autism and their families.
DR. SONIA SAVAGE - DEPUTY CHAIRPERSON
BSc (Chiropractic), B.Chiro (Hons)
Dr Sonia is the Deputy Chairperson on our board and is the principal Chiropractor and owner of the instrument-adjusting & soft-tissue specialists, Mullaloo Chiropractic Clinic, based in the heart of Perth’s northern suburbs. A mother of two (and grandmother to three!), Sonia has had extensive experience both nurturing and researching general health & wellbeing as it relates to the modern family.
Behavioural and developmental difficulties are an issue close to heart and home for Dr Sonia & she is committed to providing her unique holistic insight on matters of concern to the board.
MR. BRUCE BEVERIDGE - TREASURER/CO FOUNDER
Bruce is a parent of a child who is on the Autism spectrum and is the Co Founder and Treasurer of Paint Me A Rainbow - Autism Awareness WA Incorporated. Bruce holds a Bachelor of Adult Education and has worked with students with disabilities, and within the Teaching and Training field for 15 years. Bruce is extremely driven to raise awareness for Autism in the wider community. Bruce is a highly skilled Technical Advisor and currently works within the technology space.
Leaha is blessed to live near the coast of Perth's northern suburbs and a proud mother of two young girls. She believes in the importance of connection and involvement within schools and the local community, and the benefits this provides for all.
MRS. ALESSIA CHIERA - BOARD MEMBER
Alessia currently works as a Clinical Nurse in the Neonatal ICU at Perth Children’s Hospital and has recently completed a Graduate Certificate in Autism Studies through University of Wollongong in 2019.
MR. REECE BLISSETT - BOARD MEMBER
Reece has over 10 years experience working with and teaching children. Known to many within his community as 'Sensei Reece' he is the Head of a Martial Arts Centre in Hillarys. Reece has a fun loving, thoughtful and caring nature and has also worked with children on the Autism Spectrum. Reece has built a very strong mentoring relationship with Lachlan as his Sensei and friend. Reece is passionate about bringing awareness and acceptance for children and adults with an Autism Diagnosis and brings a wallet of knowledge to our board.