Staff and Board Members

Staff and Board Members

Oonah is an Aboriginal controlled organisation: at least 51% of the Board Members must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent. The governance model adopted by Oonah is based on the Koori Heritage Trust and Wuchopperen Health Service approaches.

2020 Oonah Committee of Management members:

  • Dr Jenine Godwin-Thompson – President
  • Chloe Williams – Vice President
  • Dr Jan Mahoney- Secretary
  • Tony Monley – Treasurer
  • Dr Andrew Peters – Member
  • Lea Jones – Member
  • Anita Koochew – Member
  • Kristina Kay – Member
  • Nikki Madgwick – Staff Ex Officio Member

 

Lifetime Member of HICSA:

  • Aunty Dot Peters​

 

CURRENT STAFF

Oonah adopts a reconciliation model whereby Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal staff are appointed based on merit, work experience, personal attributes and cultural knowledge or experience.  Oonah is committed to the workforce and professional development of its staff.

  • Anne Jenkins  – Chief Executive Officer
  • Roslyn Jenkins – Executive Assistant / Administration Coordinator
  • Maria Romanin – Program Manager / Workforce Development
  • Gail Crozier – Bringing Them Home Worker
  • Judy Smith – Oral Health Project Worker
  • Nick Moore – Accountant
  • Shirley Hamel – NDIS Project Manager / Quality, Risk and Compliance
  • Miranda Leon-Madgwick – NDIS Engagement Worker
  • Samantha Broadbent – NDIS Outreach and Access Advisor
  • Kelly Thatcher – NDIS Access and Support Worker
  • Trevor Mays – Team Leader AOD/Outreach Worker
  • Emma Dunmore – Social & Emotional Well-Being Worker
  • Fiona Crotty – Psychosocial Support
  • Kate Derrig – Psychotherapist
  • Nikki Madgwick  – First 1000 Days Project Coordinator
  • Madeleine Lowrie – F1000DA Peer Researcher/Life Coach
  • Bronwyn Foster – F1000DA Peer Researcher/Life Coach
  • Shenae Costigan – Youth Engagement Worker
  • Jake Edwards – Youth Engagement Worker
  • Brandi McGregor – AFL SportsReady Trainee