TO ACHIEVE OUR VISION of transforming the lives of Aboriginal young people, we harness the skills of professionals and volunteers from various backgrounds and with diverse experiences.
The NASCA Board, CEO and staff have a wide range of skills and experience that underpins our work. Our people have one thing in common and that’s passion and determination to achieve social equity for Aboriginal Australians.
Mick is a Gangalu Man from Central Queensland who has over 25 years experience as an advocate in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs.
David is a Ngarabal Man from Northern New South Wales. He founded NASCA in 1995 after 15 years as a professional Rugby League player in Australia and England.
Jason is a Yuin Man from the South Coast of New South Wales with years of experience working with Aboriginal communities and programs, particularly in New South Wales.
Aaron is an Anawan and Biripi Man from Western Sydney and he has seven years experience working in health promotion and youth work in the Western Sydney Aboriginal community.
Chloe is a Wiradjuri Woman from Gilgandra, New South Wales and she is proudly a former participant and Graduate of NASCA’s Academy Program in the Dubbo Region.
Mark is a Wiradjuri Man from Sydney who is the Director of Teaching and Learning at a Sydney High School and has volunteered for NASCA over many years prior to taking on his NASCA Directorship.
Our staff works hard to drive the vision of NASCA and strengthen the capacity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people from many language groups, cultural backgrounds and locations in Australia.
Leanne is an Anaiwan Woman from Uralla, New South Wales who is passionate about social justice and advocating for the strength of Aboriginal culture permeating everyday Australian life.