Marketing specialist Bev Strickland has been appointed as a new member of the Management Committee Board for the Kidney Support Network (KSN). Brisbane-based KSN is a charitable community organisation committed to providing support services for people with chronic kidney disease throughout Queensland.
The volunteer organisation provides a range of services and advocacy on behalf of kidney patients in Queensland, including information and referrals, peer support, accommodation, transport, community education, and medical equipment for hospital dialysis units. The Management Committee Board is responsible for the management of the KSN operations.
Ms Strickland is one of Australia’s most respected marketers, with an impressive 20-year track record of delivering strong results in the business, community, retail and property sectors. She is the Founder and Managing Director of marketing consultancy Strictlymarketing which provides a range of tailored marketing services and strategies to a variety of corporate clients.
Ms Strickland said she is proud to be associated with KSN and the important role it plays in improving the lives of people with kidney disease in Queensland. “KSN fits very much with my personal and professional philosophy of focusing on getting the basics right to deliver valuable practical outcomes,” she said. “They are committed to providing the practical grassroots support services needed to improve the lives of those suffering with kidney disease, and this need is only set to rise in coming years. “I am looking forward to contributing to the KSN Management Committee team to further enhance and expand the services that are delivered to those who need them.”
Throughout her 20-year marketing career, Ms Strickland has actively supported a number of community organisations, including working with homeless and troubled youth in foster parent, career and support worker roles; participating in the St Vinnies CEO Sleepout; community visits to elderly people in nursing homes; and team leader for Drug Arm Street Vans.