Sharon is Chair of the Onkaparinga Food Security Collaborative (OFSC) Steering Group and this sub-committee advocated 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. We really 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 […]
Helen Mikolaj 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. She 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.
Jules Ferguson is Chairperson of Healthy Cities Onkaparinga and the Onkaparinga Compassionate Communities Collaborative steering group. Jules is passionate about establishing networks, mentoring and partnerships and believes in leading through example and helping those around her to find their niche. She is an active consumer advocate and has been involved in bringing the consumer voice to […]
Gwyn Jolley is passionate about equity, empowerment and participation. In her role as Deputy Chair, Gwyn provides administrative support, writes grant applications and coordinates project activities and reporting; and she coordinated letters to local candidates for the SA State Election. Gwyn is the acting secretary for the Onkaparinga Food Security Collaborative. She is a member […]