Our new Academy Director – Dr Jo Nunnerley

The Burwood Academy of Independent Living (BAIL) Board is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Jo Nunnerley to the position of BAIL Academy Director effective 1 December 2016. Jo will be supported by Johnny Bourke in the position of Assistant Director.

Jo has been working with BAIL as the Knowledge Translation Specialist for the past year and has been associated with BAIL as a contract researcher for the past 6 years. We commend her to you as a dedicated and capable research leader who will take BAIL into the new dawn of opportunity.

Over the past 18 months the Board, along with Dr Debbie Snell, has been developing a succession plan and the appointment of Dr Jo Nunnerley is the fulfillment of that plan.

The Board extends its sincere appreciation to Dr Debbie Snell for the exceptional work she has undertaken over the past 5 years to develop BAIL. Debbie has been instrumental in improving BAIL engagement level within the DHB, nationally and internationally, its research capability and attracting new research opportunities. Debbie will remain part of the BAIL Family through a support role for the next 6 months and completing research.