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ANNABELLE DANIEL, OAM

Chief Executive Officer

As CEO of Women’s Community Shelters, Annabelle Daniel has worked with local communities around NSW to establish and open five shelters in as many years at Hornsby, Forster, Castle Hill, Penrith and Bayside.  She has collaborated with a range of organisations, individuals and stakeholders, from the community and all levels of government to achieve change in the field of homelessness for women and children.

Annabelle is continuing this work to establish further shelters throughout NSW and is already working with a further four communities towards new shelters.

Annabelle has been a leader in the social sector for 20 years, working in private enterprise, the Australian government and the community sector.  Prior to joining WCS as Chief Executive Officer, she was a Senior Leader in the Department of Human Services, overseeing the Child Support programme.

A key role in Annabelle’s career was as Manager of Elsie, Australia’s longest-established women’s shelter, providing services and support to women and children experiencing homelessness and escaping domestic violence.

Annabelle trained as a lawyer with specific expertise in discrimination and family law. She has extensive experience in administrative decision making for the Australian Government, including conducting complex investigations for the Commonwealth Ombudsman.  Annabelle has also significant board positions in charitable and not-for-profit organisations in diverse fields including community development, fundraising and the arts.

Significant Awards and Recognition:

2018 – Harvard Club of Australia – Scholarship2017 – CEO of the Year -Runner Up – Third Sector Awards.

2016 – Emerging NFP Leader – Women’s Agenda Awards

2015 – Woman of the Year (Hornsby) – Establishment of the Hornsby Kuring-gai Women’s Shelter

Simone Parsons

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

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DANNIELLE MILLER

DIRECTOR EDUCATION & SPECIAL PROJECTS

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SALLIANNE McCLELLAND

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

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SUE CRIPPS

PRACTICE AND QUALITY LEAD

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NATHALIE PEACOCK

HEAD OF PARTNERSHIPS

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LIESKE DOWD

SHELTER NETWORK MANAGER

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MADDY NEELY

HOUSING & EMPLOYMENT PATHWAYS COORD.

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DONNA CAVANAGH

SHELTER PRACTICE

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JACK ELLIS

EDUCATION OFFICER

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TASMIN HILL

HUB ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER

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GEN SINI

OUTCOMES OFFICER

Women's Community Shelters