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The Danila Dilba Health Service Management Committee is made up of Aboriginal people living in the Yilli Rreung Region. The Management Committee is responsible for managing and controlling the affairs of Danila Dilba Health Service in accordance to the Rules of the Association (Constitution). 

Our Directors
carol stanislaus

Carol Stanislaus (Chairperson)is the Engagement Coordinator, Darwin Town Communities with the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, and has worked in a variety of Indigenous positions in tourism, local government and justice throughout the NT.  She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Aboriginal Community Management and Development. 

mark munnich

Mark Munnich is a proud Gunggandji and Yawuru man born and raised in Darwin Northern Territory. Mark is currently in his final year of his Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at Charles Darwin University and is the Community Legal Educator with the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) and also an Indigenous Cadet with the Solicitor for the Northern Territory in the Attorney-General's Department (AGD). Mark is a former staff member of Danila Dilba Health Service (DDHS) before he went on to pursue a career in Law, however he maintains a passion for improving the status of Indigenous Health in the Northern Territory. As the youngest board member, Mark hopes to capitalize on this opportunity by way of contributing back to the organisation and the members of the DDHS community.

Nicole Butler is a proud Larrakia/Wadjigan (Top End) and Eastern Arrente (Central) Aboriginal woman from the Northern Territory. Nicole is a qualified social worker, having completed a Bachelor of Social Work through the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT), and graduating with Honours Class 2B. Since graduating she has defined a career for herself in child and family welfare, with experience across child protection, out-of-home care, residential care services, youth at risk (street work-outreach), secure care, juvenile justice, and care and protection research and program and policy development in Victoria and now in the Northern Territory. Nicole is currently undertaking a secondment as a Senior Strategic Policy Officer with the Office of the Children's Commissioner Northern Territory.

Wayne Kurnorth

Wayne Kurnoth (Larrakia Officer) is a proud Larrakia man from the Fejo family group. He is one of many grandchildren descended from Jone (Joneup) Nee Fejo Kurnoth, who was one of eight children to Djuma Fejo. Wayne is currently employed as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Union Organiser for United Voice, supporting members with workplace issues and workers’ rights across the NT. He has also been privileged in helping to form the NT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander union network (One Mob unions NT, First Nations Workers Alliance, FNWA). Before he started working for the union movement, he worked on the tools as a Boiler Maker/Welder for 17 years in the shipbuilding, construction and Oil & Gas industries. Wayne has stated of his position: “I understand the important role Denila Dilba has to play for our people and the services it provides for our country men & women, traveling through or living on Larrakia country. I am honoured to be given this opportunity to be on the board of directors. To take part in making positive strategic decisions on the next steps for Danila Dilba, as this organisation grows and leads the way in health programs for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people living in the Darwin and surrounding areas (Larrakia Country).”

Shannon Daly - Consumer and Cultural Consultant

Malcolm Hauser is a Senior Project Officer for East Arnhem/Ngukurr in the Minerals and Energy department of the Northern Land Council

Non-member Directors
David Pugh

David Pugh is the CEO of NT Anglicare and has a Masters of Business degree. Before that he was the CEO of St Luke's Anglicare in Bendigo, Victoria, has held senior government positions and worked in Milingmbi and Nhulunbuy. David is on the Anglicare Australia Board, APONT NGO Partnership Steering Group  and the NT Government NGO Consultative Committee. 

* Non-member Directors were introduced to the Board under changes to the Danila Dilba constitution adopted by members at the 2014 Annual General Meeting.

They are independent, Board-appointed Directors who are not members of Danila Dilba and whose family members have no financial interest in Danila Dilba.

They might bring special experience to the Board like community development, health, finance, the law and accounting to add to the skills of elected Directors.