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Board Members

Laura Alobaidy

Director, Speech Pathologist

Director and founder of Dot to Dot Early Intervention and Tiny Dots

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Laura Harvey owns Dot to Dot Early Intervention, an early intervnetion organisation providing assessment and therapy to children in Geelong under 7 years of age.  Dot to Dot focusses on empowering parents and caregivers to achieve the greatest outcomes for children during their key developmental period. Laura has extensive experience working in hospitals, schools, community centres, Speech Pathology clinics and early intervention organisations. 

In 2020 Laura went on to found Tiny Dots Early Intervention, a not-for-profit service for 0-2 year old’s, to extend her passion for empowering parents and caregivers to achieve the greatest outcomes for children in their early years and supporting families in a comprehensive and caring way. 

If you see Laura around Geelong, eating ice-cream and playing with her baby boy, stop and say hi!

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Daniel Clissold

Director, Accountant 

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Daniel is a Senior Accountant with over six years of experience at West Carr & Harvey.


Daniel is motivated to service his Geelong community through professional and philanthropic means which prompted him to join the Tiny Dots board and support vulnerable children. Daniel recognises the importance of childhood and that opportunities offered to children will shape their future.


In Daniel’s spare time he enjoys going on adventures with his wife and three young children.

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Dr. Jennifer (Dharsh) Beath

Director, Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Dharsh is an Orthopaedic surgeon-in-training and has a passion for making sure that healthcare is accessible to all. Having worked in hospitals across Victoria, Dharsh has seen first-hand, how socioeconomic determinants of health can contribute to lack of access to crucial services. As a migrant herself, Dharsh also appreciates the importance of language to communicate one’s thoughts and needs with those around them.


Therefore, in her role as the secretary of Tiny Dots, Dharsh is able to channel her efforts, to help link children in the most need of early intervention with those vital services.

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Caitlin Ovens

Director, B.Education,

Parent of Tiny Dot

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Caitlin is a proud board member of Tiny Dots Early Intervention. As a primary school teacher, she understands the importance of timely, evidence based intervention to support our children’s learning. This philosophy has been solidified in recent years after the birth of her twin girls, one of which has an undiagnosed genetic condition that affects all aspects of her development. Caitlin has seen first hand, the direct, positive impacts that the Tiny Dots program can have on our tiniest and most vulnerable loved ones and their families. 

Caitlin affirms she will be forever grateful for the support that Tiny Dots were able to provide to her family at a time when they needed it most!

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Dr. William (Bill) Harvey

Director, General Practitioner,


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Bill is a general practitioner, graduating from Monash University in 1985. He enjoys all aspects of general practice with special interests in paediatrics, shared care obstetrics and minor surgical procedures.


Bill has been a principle doctor and owner of PVH Medical in Pascoe Vale. He has developed the practice, which has grown in size and services over the years. Their practice now offers the community a large group of general practitioners, paramedical practitioners, specialists, and pathology services. 


Bill is married with 5 children. He and his wife enjoy walking their energetic Bordoodle together. He enjoys playing golf, watching cricket and AFL football.

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Evelyn Wiese

BA, Psychology, BCom, Human Resources Managment

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Evelyn is a balanced, empathetic professional dedicated to enhancing the individual's journey. Committed to fostering inclusive environments that empower people to thrive now and in the future. With a background in Human Resources, Psychology and lived experiences, Evelyn aspires to positively impact and influence the lives of others from diverse backgrounds.


As a mother of three perfect tiny dots, including a child diagnosed with ASD and an intellectual disability, Evelyn understands the transformative power of early intervention and quality partnerships between parents and allied health professionals. Her personal journey fuels her advocacy for creating supportive communities for families facing similar circumstances.


Evelyn believes in celebrating all victories, no matter how big or small. Her positive outlook and commitment to joy extend beyond her professional pursuits. She finds energy in bringing joy to others, especially children, through creative activities like face painting and ballooning.

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Robert Meade

Director, Lawyer, LLB

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Rob is a qualified lawyer who is admitted to practice in the Supreme Court of Victoria and the High Court of Australia.  He has significant experience in corporate governance matters, commercial advice, dispute resolution, construction and development, and regulatory and government engagement.  His practice involves working with large and prominent organisations (including government entities and ASX listed corporations) operating in complex regulatory environments, including especially health and allied health, construction and development, financial services, and gaming.


In his personal life, Rob loves getting to know new people. He is open to learning new skills and trying new experiences (he recently built his own dining table), and enjoys keeping active and working on himself.

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Ashley Chapman

Director, Accountant CA, MBA

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Ashley has a broad background in Not-For-Profit, Finance and IT Transformation.

A versatile professional, Ashley is currently working in Transformation Delivery for Save the Children International.


Ashley is dedicated to Tiny Dots and helping infants and toddlers thrive by providing them with support, essential to give them a positive future. Ashley brings experience in business improvement, NFP operations and finance to the Tiny Dots board.


Ashley has a very busy toddler that occupies her spare time.

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