Our Directors

The Danila Dilba Health Service Management Committee is made up of Aboriginal people living in the Yilli Rreung Region. The Management Committee is responsible for managing and controlling the affairs of Danila Dilba Health Service in accordance to the Rules of the Association. The Board also received advice from the Audit and Risk Management Committee

Our Directors


 

 

Carol Stanislaus (Chairperson)

Carol is the Engagement Coordinator, Darwin Town Communities with the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, and has worked in a variety of Indigenous positions in tourism, local government and justice throughout the NT. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Aboriginal Community Management and Development.Left content

Term expires: 2020 Annual General Meeting

 

 

Vanessa Harris 

Vanessa is the Executive Officer of the NT Mental Health Coalition and has a Bachelor of Health Science, Majoring in Management from Flinders University. Vanessa worked for the Commonwealth Government, in OATSIH and in Aboriginal Community Control (KWHB) and more recently with the Lowitja Institute. Vanessa is currently on the NHMRC funded research project with Flinders University and on the Community capability and the social determinants of health committee with the Lowitja Institute.

Term expires: 2019 Annual General Meeting

 

 

Mark Munnich

Mark is a proud Gunggandji and Yawuru man born and raised in Darwin Northern Territory. Mark is currently in his final year of his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at Charles Darwin University and is the Community Legal Educator with the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) and also an Indigenous Cadet with the Solicitor for the Northern Territory in the Attorney-General's Department (AGD). Mark is a former staff member of Danila Dilba Health Service (DDHS) before he went on to pursue a career in Law, however he maintains a passion for improving the status of Indigenous Health in the Northern Territory. As the youngest board member, Mark hopes to capitalize on this opportunity by way of contributing back to the organisation and the members of the DDHS community.

Term expires: 2019 Annual General Meeting

 

 

Malcolm Hauser

Malcolm is a Senior ProjectOfficer within the Minerals and Energy Branch within the Northern Land Council. He has a background in Environmental and Resource Management and has also worked with the Commonwealth Department of Health on a Senate Inquiry into the Hearing Health of Australia. He has also worked with the Northern Territory Government as an Assistant Mining Officer.

Term expires: 2020 Annual General Meeting

 

Nicole Butler (Deputy chairperson)

Nicole is a proud Larrakia/Wadjigan (Top End) and Eastern Arrente (Central) Aboriginal woman from the Northern Territory. Nicole is a qualified social worker, having completed a Bachelor of Social Work through the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), and graduating with Honours Class 2B. Since graduating she has defined a career for herself in child and family welfare, with experience across child protection, out-of-home care, residential care services, youth at risk (street work-outreach), secure care, juvenile justice, and care and protection research and program and policy development in Victoria and now in the Northern Territory. Nicole is currently undertaking a secondment as a Senior Strategic Policy Officer with the Office of the Children's Commissioner Northern Territory.

Term expires: 2019 Annual General Meeting

 

 

Wayne Kurnoth (Larrakia Officer)

Wayne is a Larrakia man from the Fejofamily group. He is currently employed as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait IslanderUnion Organiser for UnitedVoice, supporting members with workplace issues and workers’ rights across the NT. Previously, he worked as a Boiler Maker/Welder for17 years in the shipbuilding, construction and Oil & Gas industries.

Term expires: 2020 Annual General Meeting

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Shannon Daly (nee Grant)

Shannon is employed by the Top End Health Service as the Consumer and Cultural Consultant in Royal Darwin Hospital. Shannon has 13 years active experience as an Aboriginal Health Practitioner (previously AHW) and has been in AHP/AHW roles including being an AHP Educator and an AHP Lecturer. Shannon completed her AHP training through Danila Dilba in 2001. Shannon worked in various roles and had the opportunity to see Aboriginal Health through different lenses. Shannon is passionate about the AHP role becoming vital to providing Culturally Safe and Competent care to Aboriginal people and is committed to growing the profession and engaging the profession at various tiers and areas within Health. Her strengths are evidence based thinking, strategic thinking, critical thinking, innovation and practicality. She is a team player who brings respect, professional support, impartiality and displays ethical practice.

Term expires: 2020 Annual General Meeting

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Timmy Duggan

Timmy is currently the Healthy Living Manager with the NT Division of the National Heart Foundation. Timmy has a long and varied career, starting as a professional basketball player with the Cairns Taipans. He has worked variously as a health promotions officer, project officer with NT Aids and Hepatitis Council, Youth Trainer with CAAPS, youth worker and mentor for Indigenous Youth with Malak Re-engagement Centre and Diversity Dimensions. He was recipient of the  Top End NAIDOC person of the year in 2012 and has many other awards and achievements under his belt.

Term expires: 2019 Annual General Meeting

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Bronwyn Rossingh (non-member)

Bronwyn has been working and living in the NT for over 20 years. Her work has entailed extensive travelling to towns, regions and remote Aboriginal communities across the NT and WA relating to community engagement, governance, business enterprise development, financial capability and wellbeing, financial management, community development, youth leadership, and education and training pathway development. She also lived and worked in Kununurra, WA for four years working as the Financial Manager for a large and diverse Aboriginal corporation in the area of governance, financial and business management, community development and training. Prior to this she worked for chartered accounting firms in Perth and London for over ten years.

Term expires: March 2021

 

 

 

David Pugh (non-member)

David is the CEO of NT Anglicare and has a Masters of Business degree. Before that he was the CEO of St Luke's Anglicare in Bendigo, Victoria, has held senior government positions and worked in Milingmbi and Nhulunbuy. David is on the Anglicare Australia Board, APONT NGO Partnership Steering Group and the NT Government NGO Consultative Committee.

Term expires: December 2019