Staff and Management
Jodie O'Shea (JOS) is operated by Yayasan Cinta Kasih Anak; a legally registered Indonesian charity. As per Indonesian charity law, JOS is managed by a (pro bono) board of nine members. Meeting a minimum of four times a year, the board is responsible for ratifying JOS policies, approving quarterly and annual reports, and guiding JOS management.
As of December 31, 2020, JOS has 12 members of staff (all in the JOS premises in Bali). Two cooks, one driver, two security, one nanny, and one cleaner, who take care of the 27 children who reside onsite. They are supported by five office staff who both manage Bali operations and undertake supervision of the 35 JOS children who have been reunified with their families across the Indonesian archipelago.
DOB 14/2/70. Australian-born, Sarah has resided in Indonesia since 1991. A business professional with long-term JOS board membership, she was selected to take over JOS management in February 2020
Born in The Netherlands and residing in Bali since 2007 is an expert on human and children rights. His Ph.D. research (2020) focused on the change of culture of submitting children to orphanages and the legal aspects to this in Denpasar.
Resided in Bali for the last 32 years, and having founded Montessori School Bali in 1998, She is committed to children’s education. Her involvement with JOS began in 2016.
Indonesian, has more than 17 years of working in multinational companies with accounting and human resource backgrounds. Recruited as JOS General Manager since November 2019.
Cameron Black comes from a production and fashion marketing background with over 25 years of Balinese cultural experience. He assists with finance and bookkeeping.
has been involved in publishing and communications in Bali and Jakarta for over 20 years. He is the communications supervisor at JOS since 2020.
from Sydney, Australia, has more than 20 years' experience in marketing, communication, and fundraising in the government and not-for-profit sectors and as a private consultant, in Australia, the UK, Vietnam, and Malaysia. She is passionate about supporting the real social impact and helping Indonesian children living in poverty reach their potential in a way that is most beneficial for those children.
Teguh Tri Sasongko
Senior Superintendent of Indonesian National Police joined JOS as the board of Supervisor in February 2020. Teguh is passionate about supporting disadvantaged children to have a better chance in life.
Putu Wiratha Wismaya/ Rudolf Dethu
is an author of two books about the history of Bali's pop music and biography of Superman Is Dead, has been deeply involved in the progression of the local music scene, and currently running a creative hub in Sanur. During the worst situation like a pandemic, one of the most hurt entities is orphanages. He feels obliged to support it, especially helping the kids.