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Our Board

Dani & Jackie
Dani & Jackie
Dani Ford - Chairperson

Daniela has been a board member for four years. Daniela became a Management Committee member due to her interactions with the previous executive officer, and has brought a wealth of knowledge and guidance to the organisation using her skills as a police officer in her interactions with the youth of the community. Daniela also has interests in yoga, parenting, child protection, mental health and youth justice.


Jackie Usher - Secretary

Jackie has been a Katherine resident for the past 20 years and has been involved in NT Friendship & Support for the past seven years. Jackie has accessed the organisation’s respite for her daughter and more recently became a committee member. Jackie brings her skills, knowledge and insights to advocating and supporting our clients with disabilities and their families. Jackie is the ‘heart’ of our management committee and balances the business, vision and mission.

Moira McCreesh – Committee Member 

Moira has lived in Katherine since 1986 and is a proud Territorian with strong commitments to support vulnerable people to live their best possible lives and to protect the NT environment.  She has a background in health including hospital nursing, working as a health consultant and working in developing countries.  Moira is interested in community action, social justice, reading and growing food.  She also enjoys being a volunteer foster carer for rescue dogs and cats. 

Thomas Manning - Treasurer

Janet Wright – Committee Member 

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