Board of Governance 2017-2018
Leigh Delaney – President
Leigh has a passion for supporting people and has a strong commitment to social justice. He has worked closely with people in the disability sector and supported them through advocacy and maintaining employment. Leigh has also worked in a voluntary counselling capacity and management positions.
Malcolm Hales – Vice President
Malcolm represents Northern Tasmania and brings valuable experience as a mental health carer, a teacher and school principal. Malcolm also brings financial and HR management experience at a state-wide level.
Sonia Cook – Secretary
Sonia is a current Board Member of the Pittwater Neighbourhood Centre and is employed as a teacher. Sonia is a former manager in the State Service and brings a wealth of experience in finance, leadership and management, business and strategic planning and policy and procedure development. Sonia represents MHCTas on the Carers National Board – Mental Health Carers Australia.
Treasurer – Vacant
Glen is currently employed by Colony 47 in a key senior management role that supports mental health programs across the organisation. Glen is Executive Manager of Colony 47’s Psychosocial Adult Community Mental Health, Australian Disability Enterprise, Start Fresh Services and Partners In Recovery programs and he has over 16 years’ experience sitting on a variety of boards.
Melinda is currently the Northern Tasmanian Regional Manager for Life Without Barriers and her programs include Youth Mental Health Services Statewide, Out Of Home Care/Foster Care and Disability Services. Melinda has worked in the human sector industry for 30 years as a psychologist and in management positions.