Our Team

We appreciate the very significant contribution our board, staff, specialist contractors and advisers make in helping us to get out on the road and make a difference in communities Australia-wide.

The Board

Jeff Buchanan, Chair BSc(Hons), Dip Ed, CFRE, MEdPlus, AskRIGHT, Senior Consultant.

Jennifer Bowers BSc(Hons), PhD, FAICD, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, RRMH; Director, Mental Health Australia.

Adj Assoc Professor Richard Menasse Specialist Consultant in Rural & Remote Mental Health.

Des Whybird BE (Hons), FAICD, Chairman of Ultra Aquatic Technology Pty Ltd, Board member of Trustees of Ipswich Grammar School, Brisbane.

Richard (Rick) Callaghan B Mgmt, MIMC, MAICD; Fellow SA Governors Leadership Foundation; Director, Yaran Business Services P/L and member of the Health Performance Council of South Australia; Rick is an Aboriginal man from the Potawurtj or Tatiara people of South East South Australia.

Genevieve Fraser MAICD, BBus(Comn), Director Warrego Pty Ltd, Director Fraser Foundation, Chair of Women and Change, OzHarvest Ambassador. 


Jennifer Bowers – CEO

Karen Down – Business Manager

Tim Saal – Manager Rural and Remote Programs

Peta Boorman – Deadly Thinking Program Manager

Tracey Inglis – Resource Minds Program Manager

Debbie Smith – NDIS Coordinator

Brooklyn Jones – Administrative + Research Assistant

Shirreen Morgan – Support Facilitator

Rob Fairbrother – Support Facilitator

Paul Grima – Support Facilitator

Jessamin Kleinhanss – Support Facilitator

Peta Rowen – Support Facilitator


Gillian Harvey, Professorial Research Fellow – University of Adelaide

Rosie Purcell, Acting Director, Research – Orygen The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health

Victoria Rayner, Orygen The National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health

Dr. Johnny Lo, Lecturer (Statistics), School of Science, Edith Cowan University


Program Support

Dr Jane Harte, Rural Minds Facilitator – Jane Harte Consulting

Julie Loveney, Social Worker

Sharryn Gannon, Consultant

Simon Marks – Resource Minds Facilitator

Greg Turner – Resource Minds Facilitator


Design + Video

Keith Holland, Senior Graphic Designer – The Design Unit

Scot McCann, Cinematographer/Director of Photography – DigitalHed Media


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Hear from you

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