Homelessness NSW is not a housing provider or a direct support service. If you are seeking emergency accommodation, visit Link2Home.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)