Tina has owned and operated Homestay Network since 2012, before that she was the General Manager of the business for five (5) years. Her background in Management Consulting and Program Management has been vital in building our customer and business relationships. As Managing Director, Tina is responsible for the control, direction and management of Homestay Network. Her primary focus is promoting Homestay Network both in Australia and internationally. Tina takes particular interest in hosts who care for our guardianship students.
Iin joined us in November 2016 to place students with hosts. Iin is a warm and friendly lady with first-hand experience in this industry. Having arrived in Australia as a homestay student herself from Indonesia, she can draw on her experiences when dealing with students. Iin works to place the students in a homestay for various schools, colleges and Universities. Iin currently works part-time on Monday, Thursday and Fridays.
Tour Groups Manager
Chris is part of the Host on boarding team in the Newcastle and Central Coast area. Chris manages our inbound study tours for many clients and is known for her attention to detail and getting the job done! She enjoys getting know our hosts and clients. Chris is a keen baker, enjoys sewing and spending time with friends and family.
Lynda is part of our amazing Placements Team and shares this role with Iin Chang and Julie Zhang. Lynda speaks Indonesian and English fluently and is enjoying getting to know the hosts!
Danette ensures all our students receive their invoices on time each month! Danette works part-time as part of the Placements Team on Wednesdays and is responsible for host payments.
Host Onboarding Officer
Lisa has worked within the homestay industry for over 5 years giving advice and information sessions to our hosts. She has a depth of knowledge regarding the issues hosts can sometimes experience and a sound understanding of the students needs. Lisa is often the first point of contact for new hosts as she conducts the initial interview over the phone.
Host Inspector – East & City Areas
Jenny is part of our host on-boarding team, she joined Homestay Network in 2015 and enjoys visiting our lovely host families located in the Eastern suburbs and city of Sydney. Jenny is our primary Host Inspector for the Sydney CBD and Eastern Suburbs.
Area Inspector - Northern Beaches, Sydney
Jenny has worked as the Area Inspector since early 2015. Jenny has a very friendly and vivacious personality, she is very passionate about finding good quality families. You will hear from Jenny when she next inspects your home.
Area Inspector - Hills/Epping Sydney
Elaine has worked as the Area Inspector since early 2018. Elaine has a keen eye for detail and is very personable and professional. You will hear from Elaine when she next inspects your home.