Sharon McGann is an adult educator and small business owner, living and working in the Onkaparinga area. She has skills and interests in management training, facilitation, wellbeing, sustainability and community impact. As well as varied business clients, Sharon has worked and / or volunteered with organisations such as: United Way Australia – on community impact […]
Tricia is a strong advocate for Consumer engagement in the Health system, and joined Health Cities Onkaparinga in 2016. She is a Patient and family Representative at Flinders Medical Centre where she speaks to patients, families and carers about issues they may have. She has also undertaken this role at the Noarlunga Hospital Emergency Department […]
I have been involved with Healthy Cities Onkaparinga for a number of years and was the official City of Onkaparinga liaison for many of these years. My interest is in preventative health and advocating for policy choice that supports and influences a healthy lifestyle. In the years I have been part of Healthy Cities the […]
Supporting my interest in Healthy Cities and public health, I have a professional background from the early 70s as a Technical Officer involved in medical research, dedicated to discovering more about physiology and our internal systems. Moving to Adelaide in 1982, I worked with Dr John Minors in Clinical Pharmacology at the Flinders Medical Centre, […]
Helen has represented the community at Healthy Cities Onkaparinga for a number of years and currently serves as treasurer and public officer. Helen has vast areas of special interests including disability, healthy positive ageing, medication safety and diabetes. Helen has provided consumer representation on a number of committees including treatment guidelines and standards. Helen organises […]
Vanessa has held the position of Secretary, Healthy Cities Onkaparinga (HCO), since it was established in 1987 as one of the Australian pilot cities to test the European Healthy Cities model in Australia. Vanessa works full-time for Southern Adelaide Local Health Network.
Juli has represented the community at Healthy Cities Onkaparinga for a number of years and is currently the Chairperson leading a dedicated committed group of community members with vast skills, knowledge and networks. She is passionate about the value of true partnerships between community members and the health system and has been a committed community representative […]
Gwyn has a long-standing relationship with HCO dating back to 1994 when she worked in community health research at Flinders University. Gwyn is currently Deputy Chair of HCO, having served previously as Chair from 2008 to 2011. Gwyn completed a PhD Doctorate at Flinders University in 2013 with a thesis titled Evaluating complex community-based health […]