Jonathon Power

Managing Director

Jonathon is the Managing Director of Empowered Community Services. Inspired by his lived experiences supporting both parents who have lifelong disabilities, and after working as a Disability Support Worker for several years, Jonathon founded Empowered Community Services.

Jonathon has over seven years of experience working within the disability sector supporting participants with complex needs. Whilst working in the disability sector Jonathon completed his Bachelor of Psychological Science at Newcastle University. Jonathon believes in providing an honest and reliable service that puts the participants needs first.

Jonathon is an active member of the Lake Macquarie community and sits on the board of directors at the Lake Macquarie Business Chamber.

In 2021 at the Lake Mac Awards Jonathon won the Lake Macquarie Ambassador award as well as the Young Business Leader award at the Lake Macquarie Business Excellence Awards.

Outside of work, Jonathon enjoys walking his three dogs, following the NBA as well as skateboarding. 

The Rest Of The Team

Mark Ward

Service Manager

Alannah Black

Support Coordination Manager

Annika Howe

Support Coordinator

Tegan Urwin

Holiday Coordinator

Rourke Armstrong

Team Leader

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We encourage all participants to be assigned a Team Leader from Empowered. Our Team Leaders can help with tracking participant goals, developing strategies to assist with support, communicate strategies with staff, and develop reports as requested. If you do not wish to be allocated a Team Leader please notify our administration staff.