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:

  • Miranda Madgwick – President
  • Belinda Gillam Derry – Vice President
  • Dr Jan Mahoney- Secretary
  • Tony Monley – Treasurer
  • Dr Andrew Peters – Member
  • Dr Jenine Godwin-Thompson – Member
  • Chloe Williams – Member
  • Dr Doseena Fergie – Member
  • Gail Crozier – 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
  • Maria Romanin – Program Manager / Workforce Development
  • Gail Crozier – Bringing Them Home Worker
  • Nikki Madgwick  – First 1000 Days Project Coordinator
  • Trevor Mays – Team Leader AOD/Outreach Worker
  • Emma Dunmore – Social & Emotional Well-Being Worker
  • Fiona Crotty – Partners In Recovery Facilitator ​
  •                         – AOD/Outreach Worker
  • Jake Edwards – Youth Engagement Worker
  • Judy Smith – Oral Health Project Worker
  • Madeleine Lowrie – Peer Researcher/Life Coach
  • Bronwyn Foster – Peer Researcher/Life Coach
  • Roslyn Jenkins – Executive Assistant / Administration Coordinator
  • Dev Abeyweera – YRC – Youth Worker
  • Kim Oakes – Art Facilitator
  • Shirley Hamel – Quality, Risk and Compliance
  • Nick Moore – Accountant