Board Members

ACWA is governed by a Board made up of representatives of NSW child, youth and family service agencies and peak organisations. Board Members are elected by members at ACWA's Annual General Meeting (usually held in October each year) and serve for two years.

The Board is responsible for guiding and monitoring ACWA's strategic direction and financial affairs on behalf of members and meets every six weeks.

The ACWA Board uses a range a resources to fulfill its governance responsibilities, as outlined in the ACWA Constitution and ACWA Guide.

Bob Mulcahy


Deirdre Cheers

Deputy Chair

Nigel Lindsay


Lorna Green


Deb Tozer

Ordinary Member

Chris Brown

Ordinary Member

Jenny Kitchin

Ordinary Member

Maryanne Jacobs

Ordinary Member

Alan Brennan

Ordinary Member

Mark Valerio

Co-opted Member

Amanda Bridge

Co-opted Member

Patrick Armitage