David has been the CEO of AWAHS since September 2008, bringing with him over 15 years experience in management of community health services in NSW. David has his bachelor in social science with majors in psychology and criminology. David is responsible for management and functionality of AWAHS. David loves his job because he gets to work with the community and improve access to health services. In his spare time, David enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, reading and playing with his dogs, he also enjoys being outside with no shoes on.
Executive Assistant to the CEO
Karen is the Executive assistant to the CEO of AWAHS and has been since 2014. She works along side the CEO and is responsible for organizing the CEO’s documents, calendar and meetings. Karen loves her job here because she has a good working relationship with the CEO and loves working with the community and the staff here at AWAHS. In her spare time, Karen enjoys watching movies and motorbike riding with her husband.
Sharryn is the practice manager here at AWAHS at has been since 2013. Sharryn has worked in health for 20 years, with experience in administration, payroll, accounts, finance and has also been a purchasing officer in private practice. She has also worked administration with RMIT University situated at Latchford Barracks. Sharryn is responsible for practice management, which includes the Administration, Dental and Transport teams, as well as all finance related issues. She loves her job because she enjoys working with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and also because of all the experiences she has had here. In her spare time Sharryn enjoys playing with her grandchildren, seeing her children and also going out bush with her husband in the 4WD.
Ray is the Manager of the SEWB team here at AWAHS and has been since 2011. Bringing with him over 20 years of experience. Ray is responsible for the day to day management of 8 programs, including; Mental Health, Bringing Them home, Drug and Alcohol, Health Promotion and Partners in Recovery. Ray loves his job because he likes supporting the community. In his spare time, Ray enjoys his music.
Rowan is the IT Manager here at AWAHS and has been with us since 2011, also working as the IT Project Manager for NSW Health he brings over 20 years of experience working in IT. He is responsible for everything IT at AWAHS from IT infrastructure to data reporting, and as IT project Manager he is currently rolling out the new electronic oral health system throughout NSW. Rowan loves his job here at AWAHS because he gets to do what he loves, everything techy and nerdy and also because he gets to work with the community, he says without them, he wouldn’t be where he is today. In his spare time, Rowan enjoys kicking back and relaxing, reading, playing games, watching TV and exercising, as well as socializing.
Continuous Quality Improvement Coordinator
Jovie is the Continuous Quality Improvement Coordinator here at AWAHS and has been since 2016. She has previous experience working in Youth Services having worked at a Youth Refuge and has also been a part of many Youth based programs such as Adolescent Family Support and Outreach Youth programs and has also worked as a Regional Support Program manager. Jovie is responsible for embedding a quality framework within AWAHS and ensuring that a quality service is being delivered to the community. She reviews and ensures the service is reporting on and meeting accreditation standards and provides support to staff to work on quality projects to improve health outcomes. She loves her job because she gets to work with passionate people and yarn and share stories with the community and learn something every day. In her spare time, Jovie enjoys spending time wither family, cooking and travelling.