Company Members

Community Housing Central Australia is an independent, not for profit, company limited by guarantee. Community Housing is governed by our constitution and managed by a Board of Directors who are appointed and nominated by the following Company Members:

 

TANGENTYERE COUNCIL

Founding Member

CENTRAL LAND COUNCIL

Ordinary Member

HEALTHABITAT Ltd

Ordinary Member

PURPLE HOUSE

Ordinary Member

MLCS CORPORATE

Ordinary Member

BOARD AND EXECUTIVE

Community Housing has an experienced skills based Board of Directors. As the Founding Member, Tangentyere Council’s Executive Committee (made up by the 16 Town Camp Presidents) appoint five Directors to the board, with remaining Directors elected at the AGM. For a full list of current Directors please see our last Annual Report.

David Avery

David Avery

Chairperson
David has been practising as a Barrister and Solicitor since 1971 in the Northern Territory.

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Maxine Carlton

Maxine Carlton

Director
Maxine has worked within the legal system for 18+ years as both an interpreter and a client services/field officer while working at the Central Australian Aboriginal Legal Aid Service (CAALAS).

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Sarah Brown AM

Sarah Brown AM

Director
Chief Executive Officer of Purple House -she has been helping the
Indigenous Directors to run the organisation since its inception more than 20 years ago.

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Barb McKenna

Barb McKenna

Director
Barb brings 35 years of experience in social housing in both government and not for profit sectors.

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Patrick McDonald

Patrick McDonald

Director
He has spent the last 15 years working for Tangentyere Council in senior positions including two years as Chief Financial Officer and four years as Chief Operating Officer.

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Roz Marden

Roz Marden

Director
Roz has qualifications in Education and Business Systems Design and Management.

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David Donald

David Donald

Director
David is currently the Program Manager for Healthabitat overseas, managing housing, water and sanitation projects in Nepal and South Africa.

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Eileen Hoosan

Eileen Hoosan

Director
Eileen is a Traditional Owner of Uluru Traditional Owners Association, Yankunytjatjara Kutu.

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Peter Marin

Peter Marin

Director
Peter is currently a Director of MLCS and Independent Director for a number of Aboriginal Corporations.

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Andy Denniss

Andy Denniss

Chief Operations Officer
Andy has a social housing career dating back to 1994 in the UK and since 2009 in Australia.

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Terry Furphy

Terry Furphy

Chief Financial and Corporate Services Manager
Terry joined CHCA in October 2022 with the following qualifications: Bachelor of Accountancy, Chartered Accountant and Master of Business Administration (Finance).

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Karen Bozier

Karen Bozier

Service Improvement and Innovation Manager
Karen brings a wealth of knowledge, having 22 years of experience in Homelessness and Housing Service delivery, development and management of multiple programs.

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Clive Rosewarne

Clive Rosewarne

Strategic Project Manager

Clive has over 35 years’ experience in community development programs, strategic planning and community driven research, including 25 ears working with Aboriginal community-controlled education, health and housing organisations in central Australia.

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