Our Staff

Chief Executive Officer
Carmel Tebbutt

Carmel Tebbutt is the CEO of the Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC), the peak body for community managed mental health organisations in NSW and a member of the board of Mental Health Australia.

Carmel has successfully transitioned to the community sector after spending 17 years in the NSW Parliament, serving in both the Legislative Council and as the Member for Marrickville. Carmel was appointed to the Ministry in 1998 and held many portfolios including Health, Education, Community Services and the Environment. She was the first woman to be Deputy Premier in NSW.  Prior to her role at MHCC, Carmel was the CEO for Medical Deans, Australia and New Zealand, the peak body for medical education and research. Carmel is committed to working collaboratively with all stakeholders to achieve a truly person centred and directed mental health system.


CURRENT STAFF LIST
First NameLast NameRole
CarmelTebbuttChief Executive Officer
CorinneHendersonPrincipal Advisor – Policy and Legislative Reform
TinaSmithPrincipal Advisor – Sector and Workforce Development
ErikaHewittOperations and HR Manager
CarrieStoneCommunity Engagement Officer
KimShawContent Officer
EmDeusienDesign Officer
JoPenhallurickCMHDARN Coordinator
ElisabethWilkinsonNational ILC Project Manager
RebeccaLewisILC Project Officer
LaurieTaylorPeer Leader National ILC Project
KarenHerseyProject Manager: Embracing Change
WayneWillisFinance Officer

LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT
First NameLast NameRole
JennyReidLearning & Development Manager
MaryMizoLearning & Development Administration Team Leader
VanessaBellLearning & Development Project Officer
LisaVan PraagTraining Logistics Coordinator
CatrionaBroadLD Administration Officer
AmiraRobinsonAdministration Assistant
YvetteSegalInstructional Designer – VET Specialist
EmmaPainoInternal Trainer and Assessor

MHCC Board

MHCC Board members are drawn from our member organisations. Information on our current Board.