Awabakal is led by an experienced and dedicated leadership team and Board of Directors.

Our Board

  • William (Edward) Smith – Chairperson
  • Raymond Smith – Deputy Chairperson
  • Warwick (Wok) Wright – Treasurer
  • Julie Rose – Secretary
  • Stephen Griffen – Director
  • Craig Hammond – Director – Chairperson
  • Abie Wright – Director

Our Leadership Team

  • Raylene Gordon – Chief Executive Officer
  • Marook Perry – Regional Services Manager, Lake Macquarie
  • Toni Carson – Regional Services Manager, Newcastle
  • Debbie Massie – Regional Services Manager, Port Stephens & Maitland
  • Karen Smith, Jen Wickens & Bella Bird – Directors, Early Learning & Education
  • Scott Adams – Business Services Manager

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We are always looking for passionate members of the community to join our growing team. If you're interested, click on the link below.

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