Elaine Cope is an ICT Consultant with over 20 years experience developing and managing ICT systems within the community sector. Elaine’s ICT career began in public libraries,(Darebin Libraries) followed by eight years with Women’s Health Victoria as their Information Systems Manager.
She established ICT Matters in September 2007 to work closely with organisations in the NFP sector, offering independent advice, building and enabling the ICT capacity of the organisation and its staff to meet strategic, business and service delivery needs, in the most efficient way.
This work has spanned the breadth of ICT; actively managing technology infrastructure and applications, review and needs analysis, budgeting, strategic planning, project management of major ICT projects, liaising with ICT contractors, developing information systems (databases, intranets, websites), training and document writing.
- Victorian Council of Social Services (VCOSS)
- WIRE women’s information
- Fronditha Care Inc
- Queen Victoria Women’s Centre (QVWC)
- economic Security4Women (eS4W)
- Gippsland Women’s Health Service (GWHS)
- Otis Foundation
- Dandenong Community Advisory Bureau
As part of a commitment to the sector, Elaine was a member of the Doing IT Better Project Reference Group and the Data Interoperability Group, 2007‐2010. This was a three year joint project of Monash University and VCOSS to build information and communications technology (ICT) capacity in the Victorian community services sector.
Elaine holds a Bachelor of Business Studies; Graduate Diploma in Library and Information Studies; and a Certificate IV, Training and Assessment.