Craig Webster

Department of Education

Craig Webster currently work's at Balga Senior High School in the role of Extended Services Co-ordinator. He has the opportunity to work with Culturally Diverse group of young people, many from Refugee backgrounds on a daily basis and has been involved with MYANWA since its inception in 2005. He believes that Migrant young people should be provided every opportunity to ensure their transition to settlement in Australia is successful and that all service providers can work together to help in achieving positive outcomes for young people.

Rebecca Hall

City of Canning

Rebecca Hall is a Cultural Development Officer at the City of Canning and says she feels privileged to be a part of the MYAN WA Executive Group because she is passionate about social justice, equity and inclusion for young people from diverse backgrounds and that their stories and voices must be heard by policy makers.

Lucy Mcvoy

ASSETS

Lucy McEvoy is a Youth Specialist Worker for the Association for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (ASeTTS) in Perth Western Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University with a major in politics and minor in Indigenous Studies a Master of Social Work from the University of Western Australia and a Certificate IV in Relationship Education. Lucy has always been concerned in social justice and inequality. Her interest in the plight of refugees, and particularly those who have experienced torture, began in 2000.  Her current work involves engagement with young trauma survivors from various African nations, the Middle Easter and Burma. Her thinking and practice are informed by the Circe of Courage Model, Social Learning Theory, Psychodynamic Theory and Anti-Oppressive Practice.

Terese Micallef

Metropolitan Migrant Resource Centre

Terese Micallef currently works at the Metropolitan Migrant Resource Centre as the Youth Community Development Coordinator working with young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds. Terese believes in the positivity that diversity brings and seeks to create a community that accepts and values diversity. To be a part of the MYAN WA EG is a great opportunity to ensure that the voices, experiences and stories of the young people that she works with and their wider community are included and being heard across the network and also through to policy makers. She believes MYAN WA Is an excellent platform in networking as a collective for the benefit of young people from multicultural backgrounds living in WA. 

Belinda Baker-Millett

Youth Development Officer

Belinda has been in Youth Work for more than 20 years, working within a number of areas including outreach, program development, and engagement and consultation.  She is currently the Youth Development Officer at the City of Swan where she provides advocacy and support for a number of youth services in the area.  A strong advocate for professional Youth Work practice and the voices of young people to be heard, Belinda is excited to be involved in MYANWA and further explore how young people from diverse backgrounds can be heard from the rooftops, celebrate and nurture their strengths.

Rasa Islam

Youth Representative

Rasa studying her honours in Biomedical Science and is currently the WA ambassador for MYAN Australia for the Youth Advocacy Network (YAN) program. She is looking forward to providing input into the work of MYAN, providing mechanisms for strengthening the leadership and advocacy skills of multicultural young people and delivering the next national FUSE summit. 

Karen Hogg

Fremantle Multicultural Services Centre

Karen has worked in the youth sector for more than 20 years, most recently as a member of Fremantle Multicultural Centre’s Settlement Services team, providing services to young people from her office at North Lake Senior Campus. As a passionate believer in the importance of diversity, respect and understanding, being a part of the MYAN WA executive group provides an opportunity to work together with other advocates towards amplifying the voice of young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds.

Yanthe- Mcintyre

Mercycare

Gaelle Gouillou

The Spiers Centre

Mark Waite

Youth Futures WA

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