Mari joined AASS as a Support Coordinator. She assists clients to implement their NDIS plans and provides guidance and support to find appropriate services to achieve their goals. She holds a social work degree and found a passion in working with children early in her career. Mari volunteered for various non-government organisations that support children with additional needs to gain her knowledge and experience. Mari then worked as a caseworker for Out-of-home care children for many years. She also worked for the NDIS as Local Area Coordinator where she met with many families with children on the Autism Spectrum and assisted the parents to find appropriate services for their needs and ensured appropriate funding utilization.