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Our Team

The Homelessness NSW Board is comprised of nine members elected by our membership. It is advised by a Policy Council, which can comprise up to 16 members, including Board members. The Board meets at least bi-monthly and we have an AGM at the end of each year.

 

HNSW Board

The Homelessness NSW Board is comprised of nine members elected by our membership. It is advised by a Policy Council, which can comprise up to 16 members, including Board members. The Board meets at least bi-monthly, whilst the Policy Council meets at least 3 times a year.

Evelyne Tadros, Chairperson

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David Fisher, Deputy Chairperson

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David joined the Board in October 2017. David is CEO of Housing Plus a community housing provider and specialist homelessness and domestic family provider, providing services to regional communities in Central and Far West NSW.

Brett Macklin, Treasurer

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Stephanie Oatley, Secretary

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Brianna Attard, Board Member

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Brianna Attard commenced as a Board Director in October 2020 and is currently serving the first year of her 2-year term. Brianna is a Coordinator at Lou’s Place, a safe place for women in Sydney’s Kings Cross.

Kelly Hansen, Board Member

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Mandy Booker, Board Member

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Rob Seaton, Board Member

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Rob joined the board in September 2019.  Rob is operations manager for Wesley Mission’s specialist homelessness services, with activities throughout Greater Sydney, the Central Coast and Mid North Coast.

Tina Reynolds, Board Member

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Michele Laurie, Board Member

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HNSW Team

Our Team operates to undertake policy, research and advocacy alongside supporting the Specialist Homelessness Services Sector through our Industry Partnership (IP) team.

Katherine McKernan, Chief Executive Officer

Tamara Sequeira, Policy and Advocacy Manager

Digby Hughes, Senior Policy and Research Officer

Feiyi Zhang, Senior Policy and Research Officer

Jacqueline McKenzie, Senior Policy and Research Officer (Maternity Leave)

Catalina Star, Administration Manager

Monique Wiseman, Senior Aboriginal Project Officer

Gemma Luckett, SHS Homelessness Industry and Workforce Development Strategy

Alison Schiena, Project Manager (IP)

Lucia Guiffre, Project Manager (IP)

Charlotte Davies, Project Officer (IP)

Madeleine Russell-Ford, Project Officer (IP)

Yatungka Gordon, Project Officer (IP)

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