Education Dreaming Foundation Board

meanddeChairperson – Nola Turner-Jensen

Aboriginal woman from Wiradjuri country NSW, Nola is the Founder, Principal Director of Crackerjack Education.  She is a published children’s author . Nola is committed to positive change for all Australians.  After a career as a  community based Youth and Social Worker she witnessed first hand how a loss of culture is a loss too much to bear for many young Aboriginal men and women and their families.  This led to Nola undertaking research for the past 4 years to try and find some positive achievable solutions to help start to rebuild the cultural identity of Australia’s Indigenous people, to build an Aboriginal economy and establish strong and healthy Aboriginal communities. Education Dreaming Foundation is the result of this research

janelle2Vice Chairperson – Janelle Latcham

Janelle is a foundation partner and Director of Crackerjack Education.  This journey as an education publisher has instilled in Janelle a passion for all things Australian and educating children of today about this countries great history and treasures.  Janelle also holds a degree in psychology which gives her great insight into what is required to give a child a well rounded educational experience. Janelle is the curriculum researcher, marketing guru and co-editor of the Crackerjack Education website.

lynnchapman2Executive Board member – Lynn Chapman

Aboriginal woman from Wakka Wakka country of Eidsvold, Qld. Lynn has over 20 years experience working within Aboriginal education as a Community Education Counsellor, and the last 3 years honing her skills as a film producer. Since starting her company Willy Wagtail Film Productions, she has been establishing her career in the documentary industry.

 

 598625_10151265932618442_218579411_nExecutive Board Member – Kyle Turner

Doctoral Candidate in Population Health, University of Oxford. Kyle is a young Wiradjuri man with an incredible future.  Kyle  is in the third year of his D.Phil. in Population Health at the University of Oxford. His doctoral research explores how different environmental elements influence rates of childhood obesity. Kyle was awarded the Charles Perkins Scholarship to Oxford in 2013

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Executive Board Member – Julia Cambage

Julia Cambage is currently the CEO of TRY Australia.  Julia has held a number of successful high level management roles, including most recently 9 years as CEO of Procurement Australia, 4 years as National Executive Director & Company Secretary with Family Business Australia and prior to that, as CEO of Mid North Coast Development Corporation in NSW. Julia is ideas driven and results oriented, committed to making a difference, providing clear leadership and achieving results. She is a proven Entrepreneurial leader and strategy driver

mcmullen.scottExecutive Board Member – Scott McMullen

Scott’s career has been focused on providing clinical, strategic, commercial, operational and financial leadership.  This leadership has primarily been delivered across sectors and organisations, which are undergoing rapid change and reform. Trained as a clinical social worker Scott has through his 20 year health career worked across many sectors and programs in local, district and state wide senior leadership roles. Many of these roles have involved working in partnership with indigenous communities to improve indigenous health service delivery.Scott is an Associate Fellow of the Australasian College of Health Service Management, a Visiting Fellow at the Queensland University of Technology and a Graduate of the Australia Institute of Company Directors.  Scott is committed to social justice, community development and public health service provision and believes that change must be driven through education, training and research.