The executive committee
Tara Morrison is a lawyer and has been in private practice for over 10 years. She holds a double degree in Law and Arts (Psych). Tara is the founder and President of the HCU (Homocystinuria) Network Australia and is passionate about uniting the HCU community, increasing awareness and raising funds to achieve meaningful progress for the disease. She is married and has a beautiful daughter and two tremendous sons both affected by Homocystinuria and neither detected by Newborn Screening.
Paula Clark is a communications professional who specialises in design and writing. She is also an entrepreneur with a keen interest in innovation and is a founder and director of an electronic medication management company. She is married with two lovely girls. Paula is Vice President of the HCU (Homocystinuria) Network Australia.
Ranisha Clarke is a Project Director for a global property business and has spent the last 11 years managing the delivery of large master planned residential communities in Australia. Ranisha is a qualified CPA and licensed real estate agent. She is passionate about supporting the local community and is excited to be working with HCU (Homocystinuria) Network Australia, to raise awareness and funding to achieve real outcomes for the effective management and research of the disease. Ranisha is married and has 3 beautiful children.
Kelly Connellan is an experienced PA, with a strong Private Hospital background. She is currently the PA to the Director of Clinical Services and the Mission Executive at Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital, Brisbane. It is with pleasure that she joins HCU (Homocystinuria) Network Australia Incorporated as Secretary. She is married and has three wonderful children and lives in Brisbane, Queensland.
Sue Ballesty is a Marketing Manager for a residential property developer who specialises in launching large scale residential projects. Previously Sue spent 15 years in shopping centre management focussing on retail marketing. She has three young girls and is passionate about increasing awareness and support for little-known conditions in Australia. Sue is proud to be associated with the HCU Network.