- Who We Are -
The C.A.N. Leadership Team is a group of people that want to make a difference. All members are volunteers and work tirelessly to help others.
Co-Founder & Chairperson
Ex-student and Survivor of CSA at Marist Brother’s Schools Hamilton (now SFX)
Theresa is sister-in-law of suicide victim Stephen Alward and committed to supporting CSA survivors
Retired Social Worker, accredited and highly experienced in mental health and family fields. CSA survivor further traumatised whilst seeking redress
Partner-Principal of Ellis Legal and wife of survivor
Ex-student and survivor of CSA at St. Joseph’s Marist College Hunter’s Hill
Brother of recent suicide victim Stephen who was an ex-student of St Pius X, Adamstown
Former Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Social Work at The University of Newcastle, an advocate for victims and their families
Ex student and survivor of CSA at Maitland Marist Brother’s School
Coordinator of Healing & Support
Chanel holds a degree in Social Science and brings immense experience to this position. Chanel is providing significant support to the Leadership Team.