Sarah Stokely

Community Consultant

Meet Sarah Stokely

Sarah specialises in non-profit communications, with a focus on online mental health and support communities.

She has worked in online communications for over 15 years, building and growing communities for companies including news publisher Crikey. She is a specialist in managing high risk and sensitive communities for government and non-government organisations. She is degree-qualified in Psychology with training in counselling and support group facilitation. Sarah has a keen interest in the future of online mental health care and support.

At Quiip, Sarah leads our work at ReachOut and Play Safe for NSW Health. She has also worked on BCNA and SANE. As Quiip’s Happiness Officer, Sarah applies her Psychology training to help build and maintain our awesome company culture.

Based in Melbourne, Sarah enjoys volunteering in her spare time.

Projects Sarah Stokely has worked on

NSW Health - Play Safe community strategy and management

Advanced training & workshops, Community Management, Content Creation, Online Community Strategy Development, Online Moderation Partnership, Risk Management, Social Media Monitoring & Support for Volunteer Moderation Team

NSW STIPU engaged Quiip to provide online community strategy and community management for Play Safe, a sexual health website for young people providing information on safe sex, condoms, STIs, testing and treatment.

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Reach Out

Online Community Strategy Development, Risk Management, Social Media Holiday Cover & Support for Volunteer Moderation Team

ReachOut provides young people with information, support, and resources about mental health issues. Quiip has provided strategy, consultancy, online community management, and crisis moderation.

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Community Management, Risk Management & Social Media Holiday Cover

During the holidays and its delicate transition from a pre- to a post-moderated online community, SANE, a charity helping Australians affected by mental illness, came to Quiip for community management support.

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Meet the team

Alison Michalk


I'm the CEO and Founder of Quiip, a global leader in online community management and moderation services.

Julie Delaforce

General Manager

I'm a specialist in social media and online community, and I make sure everything is better than expected.

Heather Hankinson

Business Development Manager

I believe in human relationships, old fashioned marketing principles and Future of Work.

Lauren Piro

Team Lead & Community Consultant

I'm one of Quiip's most versatile, experienced community managers and a talented copywriter.

Larah Kennedy

Team Lead & Community Consultant

I grow big communities, develop interactive Facebook apps and manage social advertising campaigns.

Kellie Barnes

Senior Community Manager

I help small businesses understand how to use social media in their marketing strategy.

Kelsey Gamble

Senior Community Manager

I have a natural ability to create content and engaging social personas, which I use to actively connect with online communities and build brands.

Dan Stork

Community Manager

I am a passionate digital marketer and graphic designer, with experience including content production, social media strategy development and community management.

Rachel Beaney

Senior Community Manager

I am a social and digital media specialist, fluent in the generation of engaging content, community management, and social media analysis.

Erin Tierney

Community Manager

I love working with communities full of passionate fans, who are completely engaged and switched on.

Lani Bagley

Community Manager

I'm a social media and community manager, copywriter, and online content creator.

Danielle Schwerin

Community Manager

I am a career communicator and avid believer in the two-way-conversation between organisations and their communities.

Jay Batten

Senior Community Manager

I constantly strive to achieve, and love learning, mentoring and educating others about all things social media.

Dave Gertler

Community Manager

I am a community manager who uses online platforms to connect, engage and uplift communities and the individuals within them.

Cosette Paneque

Cosette Paneque

Community Consultant

I develop strategy and governance for online communities and social networks.

Sarah Stokely

Community Consultant

I'm passionate about mental health and am experienced with managing highly sensitive communities.