Community Advisory Council

The Community Advisory Council Group assists the General Manager with, and provides advice on, community and stakeholder engagement. Through this group local consumers and communities can help us to make the best decisions when it comes to planning our services. Representatives are drawn from a broad cross section of the community and meet with Calvary Mater Newcastle executives on a regular basis.

Consumer representatives

  • Cathy Tate (Chairperson)
  • Teresa Brierley¬†
  • Kay Fordham
  • Susan Russell
  • Steven Tipper

Calvary representatives

  • Vanessa Janissen
    NSW Regional CEO, Calvary
  • Mark Jeffrey
    General Manager, Calvary Mater Newcastle
  • Wayne Wells
    Director of Finance and Corporate Services, Calvary Mater Newcastle
  • Mary Ringstad
    Director of Mission, Calvary Mater Newcastle
  • Helen Ellis
    Public Affairs and Communications Manager, Calvary Mater Newcastle