our team

T H E   B O A R D

The NORWACS Board is comprised of five dedicated volunteer members with a diverse range of skills, interests and experience. We currently have two Board vacancies. If you are interested in joining our Board register here.

Ruth Rosenhek

Ruth Rosenhek

Board Chairperson

Ruth Rosenhek has been Chair of the NORWACS Board for 2 years.

Ruth works as a trauma psychotherapist, nature wisdom facilitator and social and environmental just activist. She co-founded the NORWACS Foodscapes program that aims to up-skill women in food growing while increasing community resilience. Ruth lives on a community where she grows her own food.

Jill McCall

Jill McCall

Ordinary Board Member

Jill McCall joined the Board of NORWACS in 2018 and is currently secretary. Jill works in the education sector as a Project Manager and is also a film maker. Jill’s latest project from her film production company Piece Together Productions, is a set of 35 films for the school curriculum showcasing people developing innovative solutions to serious environmental challenges.

Cindy Taylor

Cindy Taylor

Board Treasurer

Cindy joined the Board of NORWACS in 2019 and has served as Treasurer since 2020.  Cindy owns a bookkeeping practice and works as a virtual finance officer for small business around Australia.  Cindy’s passion is working with female business owners to help build not only a profitable business but a sustainable one that supports, them, their family and their community.

Samantha Crompvoets

Samantha Crompvoets

Ordinary Board Member

Sam has a background as an academic, entrepreneur, consultant, and advisor to federal government and the private sector on issues to do with women’s health policy and advocacy, domestic and family violence, institutional misconduct, and integrating women into traditionally male dominated fields. She is passionate about empowering women in business, having founded and run her own small business for eight years.

Thi-Anh Smith

Thi-Anh Smith

Board Secretary

Thi-Anh is the newest NORWACS board member having joined the board in 2020.
She has a background in advertising and education and now works in health as the Patient Experience Manager in a Hospital Emergency Department – a unique, challenging but very rewarding role.

T H E   S T A F F

 

Kelly Banister
NORWACS General Manager

Sandra Denison
Finance Officer

Diane Latta
Client Services Support

Krsna Mayshack-Mendero
Intake, Information &Referral 

Nerida Colley
Health Promotion

 Amala Sheridan-Hulme 
Women’s Health Nurse

Meg Wettenhall
Counsellor 

Tracey Kristiansen
Stakeholder Engagement

Madeleine Smith
Executive Assistance

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careers

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified/experienced women to join our casual pool to support our Intake, Information & Referral, communications and administrative work. If you are interested in joining our Team register here.

View current positions here.

 

collaborators

We work collaboratively with other service providers to meet the needs of women in our communities, particularly for those who are at higher risk of poor health and wellbeing outcomes. If you are interested in working with us and would like to discuss partnership opportunities we’d love to hear from you.

volunteers

We work with a small number of skilled volunteers. If you would like to donate your time and skills in support of our work, you are invited to register your interest here.

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