David has over 20 years’ experience in the Health and Community Services sector both in Western Australia and overseas, having worked in a variety of academic, teaching and management roles, as well as being directly involved in patient care as an Allied Health professional. David is currently Head of Programs – Health Science, at North Metropolitan TAFE, as well providing health consultancy services privately.
David has been instrumental in the development of community engagement health and wellbeing initiatives, at both University and Vocational Education and Training levels. He has played a pivotal role in the management and evaluation of outcomes based programs from an educational perspective, in partnership with Local City Councils, the Department of Health, and a range of not for profit charitable organisations.
Having led the operations, management and governance of several successful educational and private Health and Wellbeing Clinics in WA, and with a diverse range of experiences in the healthcare and education sectors both personally and professionally, David believes that the health and wellbeing of men and boys requires a fresh new direction, with a strong focus on innovative outcomes based solutions at the community and service provider levels, as well as strong policy driven leadership from a political perspective.
Independent Non-Executive Directors
Steve Stanley is the Managing Director of six companies including Team Smart; The CEO Institute, providing syndicated networking for CEOs; Leading Force, providing outdoor activities and expeditions focussing on leadership; and Military Fitness Australia, providing fitness training in venues around Perth.
Team Smart is a Perth-based company specialising in the design, development and implementation of strengths-based professional learning and effective change. Steve has worked with a range of clients, across areas such as financial services, information technology, government authorities, health, elite sport, and oil and mining. The development of top class leadership through personal coaching has been central to most programs. Steve worked with the West Coast Eagles in 2005-2007 and again now in 2009, Peel Thunder in 2008 and 2009, WA Institute of Sport elite coaching in 2009, Blueprint Homes, Netlink, Beaumonde Catering, A. O’Meehan and Co, and Oldfields Road Construction in New Zealand.
Steve has broad experience in the areas of professional development, leadership and internal capacity building. In the Australian Army Reserve, Steve reached the rank of Lieutenant Colonel where he was the Commanding Officer of the 16th Battalion, Royal Western Australia Regiment.
Debbie Terelinck is the Director, Community Development at the City of Subiaco and has had significant experience working in community development sector. Debbie has worked across a broad range of portfolios including community services, arts and culture, heritage, public library services, leisure and recreation, community wellbeing, children’s services, youth services, seniors’ services, access and inclusion, and community capacity building.
Prior to taking up the role of Director, Community Development in 2015, Debbie was the Manager, Community Development and Library Services at the City of Joondalup and formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Playgroup WA (Inc).
Together with her diverse experience in community development, local government and the not-for-profit sector, Debbie holds a Graduate Diploma in Business from Curtin University and is a member of several working groups and committees.
Debbie’s interest in progressing men’s health and wellbeing stems from her long association with developing diverse communities, building the capacity of community organisations and being the mother of a 21 year old son.
Mark is a respected specialist within the fields of HR and workforce optimisation, with 17+ years experience internationally providing strategic direction, governance, processes and innovation to Large private corporations and Govt institutions. Mark currently works as a Director for Diplomatik (a National Workforce Technology, optimisation and innovation consultancy) after holding strategic roles with Chandler Macleod (one of Australia’s largest employers) and Bis Industries (Australasian Mining and Logistics).
Mark grew up in the Wheat belt of Western Australia before seeking adventures around the world, and has witnessed firsthand the challenges that can be faced in men’s health throughout rural Australia. In the last decade, Mark has developed a passion for ‘closing the gap’ and Indigenous development, where he has been involved with award winning programs and projects and actively promotes opportunity for Indigenous people and enterprise.
Mark’s passion for developing men’s health in Western Australia is keenly connected to being a good father and wanting the most for his 2 children, while also wanting to contribute to improvement opportunities for men and families of all heritage and backgrounds rurally, remotely and here in Perth.
Professor Mathew Tonts
Matthew is Professor of Geography and Head of the School of Earth and Environment at The University of Western Australia. He has over 20 years’ experience working on rural social economic issues, including socio-economic wellbeing, service provision, employment and economic development. Most of his work has focused on rural Western Australia, though he has also undertaken research in Canada, Europe, China and Africa. He has had a long interest in particular in country sporting and social organisations, and the ways in which these help to build communities and identity.
Mathew’s interest in men’s health and wellbeing is in the context of agriculture, especially where issues such as drought and economic restructuring influence the health and wellbeing of our population in rural and remote areas.
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