COTA NSW Board since 2020
Member of the Learning and Development Committee
Susan’s ancestry is Gurindji Woolwonga from the Northern Territory. She has extensive experience working with First Nations communities nationally, with specific expertise in community consultation, empowerment and the facilitation of voice and storytelling.
Susan previously held the positions of Executive Producer ABC’s Indigenous Programs Unit and Head of Production at NITV a division of SBS. Today, she uses her expertise to work with mainstream organisations and communities providing cultural competency and immersion sessions as well as social planning processes.
Susan is part of the group known as the Stolen Generations and has lived experience of the trauma associated with removal, loss, dispossession and disconnection. As well as COTA NSW, she contributes her time to a number of community committees in the Northern Sydney region, Gawura Aboriginal Education Consultative Group and the Guyadu First Nations Women’s Aboriginal Corporation.