Jonette Thorsteinsen is Deputy Chair. Jonette is a community member who spent her career in Early Childhood Education and is passionate about providing exceptional environments and educational opportunities for our community in order to support a ‘lifelong wellbeing approach’. Since her retirement she has joined the executive of Onkaparinga Northern Community Forum and the Board […]
Sharon McGann is Chair of the Onkaparinga Food Security Collaborative (OFSC) Steering Group and this sub-committee advocates with Local, State and Federal Governments, including giving a talk to Port Adelaide Enfield staff and community groups about how we set up the Collaborative. Sharon also participated in a Circular Waste incubator program, connecting with Fleurieu farmers to […]
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 […]
Gary Goland sees the importance of health incidence data for local areas being ignored, in a sad reflection of limited achievement by the Commission on Excellence and Innovation in Health. He believes we need to pay attention to what is going on in our backyards, and approach it with greater collaboration across departments and levels of government. This approach will lead to a more positive future. Health […]
Vanessa Moss 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 for Southern Adelaide Local Health Network and supports HCO by acting as contact for the website.