Tom Cleary – Director
Tom is a proud Undambi man, descendant of the Traditional Owners. Tom has lived on the Sunshine Coast for over 20 years, has been on the NCACCH Board since 1999 and has a Certificate IV in Governance. Tom is passionate about First Nations Peoples health and as an advocate, he provides strong links and communication within the Sunshine Coast community. Tom is well respected by both community and peers.
Aunty Olive Bennet – Director
Aunty Olive is a proud Kullila/Wakka Wakka woman and respected elder who resides in Gympie and has lived on Gubbi Gubbi country all her life. Aunty Olive has been an active Board Member of NCACCH since 2000 and has a Certificate IV in Governance. Aunty Olive provides guidance on governance, professional development and has strong community networks. Aunty Olive is also looked upon as a valued elder who actively participates in cultural programs within the schools and community of Gympie.
Helen Felstead – Director
Helen is a Yugambeh woman and has resided in the Tin Can Bay region for over 50 years. Helen has been on the NCACCH Board of Directors since 2003 and has a Certificate IV in Governance. Helen works as a Medical Receptionist providing valuable knowledge within General Practice. As an advocate she provides strong links and communication within the Cooloola community.
Rhonda Randall – Director
Rhonda is a Barindji woman from Bourke and has resided in the Glasshouse Mountains region for over 20 years. Rhonda joined the NCACCH Board in 2006 and has a Certificate IV in Governance. Offering knowledge and experience in education and Home and Aged Care, Rhonda provides connection to the hinterland community through her NCACCH Referrer status.
Paula Wootton – Director
Paula is a Tharawal woman from the Woollongong/Shoalhaven Heads region NSW, and has lived in Imbil for over 16 years. Paula has been an active NCACCH Board Member since 2007, has a Certificate IV in Governance and has a strong focus on young people and families. Paula has substantial experience working within schools and community organisations and represents the Mary Valley community.
Uncle Trevor Draper – Director
Uncle Trevor is a Kamilaroi man from NSW/QLD and has resided at Coes Creek near Nambour for over 11 years. Uncle Trevor is passionate about his job as a Court Support Officer for the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Legal Services (ATSILS). He joined the NCACCH Board in 2014 and has a Certificate IV in Governance. Uncle Trevor is a proactive supporter of our mob and a strong representative for First Nations Peoples within various organisations across South East Queensland.
Ron Binge – Director
Ron is a Traditional Owner from Southeast QLD and Kamilaroi on his father’s side. Originally from Miles where his grandmother established Goondir Health Services over 30 years ago, Ron and his family have resided on the Sunshine Coast since 2005. Ron joined the NCACCH Board in 2018 and offers a vast range of experience from consulting with Traditional Owners to community engagement.