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Ms Amanda Hunt

Amanda Hunt is the Chief Executive Officer of UnitingCare West. With over 20 years’ experience in the Community Sector, Amanda has proven her expertise in building capacity through leading innovative, sustainable services and demonstrated strong advocacy for the rights of vulnerable members of our society.
Her journey in the community sector has taken her from the Cerebral Palsy Association (now the Ability Centre), and National Disability Services (WA), to CEO positions at Recreation and Sport Network (now Inclusion WA), and the Gowrie WA, an Early Childhood organisation. She has also held the role of Executive General Manager –Self Directed Services at Anglicare WA and was most recently State Director of Mission Australia.
Amanda has contributed to strategic planning as a member of State and Federal committees and Boards; currently as Board member of the Western Australian Council of Social Services, Community Employers of Western Australia, and the Centre for Social Impact Advisory Board, and she is a member of the UnitingCare Australia Social Policy Network.
As a leader serving in the community sector, Amanda has a strong passion and sense of vision for achieving a quality of life for each individual; as well as a valued place in community for individuals and families who are marginalised or experiencing disadvantage.



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Ms Kim Brooklyn

Kim Brooklyn is the Chief Operating Officer for UnitingCare West, and holds responsibility for the whole of organisation delivery of quality services within the place based framework by competent and capable people (staff and volunteers).
Kim has over 30 years’ of diverse experience in the delivery of services to the community as both a provider, and also via extensive management experience having held senior leadership positions in the community, public and private sectors. Alongside service delivery and management experience, Kim has worked as a Senior Consultant delivering on a number of community engagement and organisational development/sustainability reviews, and contributed to state-wide service reviews and cultural audits for government, not-for-profit and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations across Australia. More recently she has also contributed to social policy reform at the State and National level via her roles as Chairperson of the Alliance for Children at Risk, member of the UnitingCare Australia National Children, Young People and Families Network, and the WACOSS Children’s Policy Advisory Committee.
Kim brings a passion for social justice and a deep commitment to actively engage with communities and organisations to determine the most meaningful and effective services to best meet their needs.



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Mr Mark Fuderer

Mark Fuderer currently holds the position of Executive Manager, Corporate Services. He is a qualified accountant with 25 years’ experience spanning both the commercial and not-for-profits sectors. Mark’s varied background includes his time as CFO of St John Ambulance in WA, several years as Head of Fund Administration and Senior Project Manager for a large financial service provider, and experience in the UK as Financial Controller for PolyGram Record Operations. Mark’s combination of strategic, financial and operational experience, gained across multiple sectors within inter-disciplinary teams, along with his passion for UnitingCare West’s mission, make him a valuable member of our Executive team.



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Mr Paul McGann

Paul McGann is the acting Executive Manager, People and Culture. He is a seasoned HR practitioner with over 20 years’ experience working in higher education, government, management consulting, aged care and the community services sectors. He has a Post-graduate Diploma in Business (Human Resource Management). Paul has led significant initiatives designed to strategically develop and embed ‘fit for purpose’ HR systems, practices and change including organisational transformation, remuneration and reward frameworks, talent acquisition, organisational development and employee relations. His professional intent is to help build a workplace where all workers can belong, thrive and achieve great outcomes for themselves and the organisation.



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Ms Megan Richards

Megan Richards currently holds the position of Executive Manager, Strengthening Communities. Megan has almost 20 years’ experience working in the not for profit sector. She joined UnitingCare West as a Service Manager in 2013 after holding a senior management position at the Rise Network where she was instrumental in the development of programs for young people including Western Australia’s first refuge for teenage mothers escaping family and domestic violence. Megan is passionate about working alongside people, particularly vulnerable children and young people, to ensure they are provided with the opportunity to grow and thrive in a safe, nurturing and inclusive community. Megan brings a wide range of experience in working collaboratively with communities to develop innovative and responsive programs to meet the needs of the most marginalised people in our community.



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Mrs Josey Hansen

Josey Hansen holds the position of Aboriginal Engagement Leader/Cultural Architect at UnitingCare West.
Josey is a Noongar woman; she is a wife, mother, grandmother and an active member in her community.
On 29 May 2017, Josey began her journey with the UnitingCare West Executive Team, after 20 years of walking with AnglicareWA.
Josey walks with individuals and teams developing plans for their Cultural Frames as they build their Cultural Body of work strengthening the Cultural Fabric of their organisation.
Josey has a strong belief that ‘yarning-sharing stories’ and effective use of networks has reached out to the broader community to work towards an inclusive society and serves to challenge stereotypical beliefs that are problematic in preventing people living in harmony. She works from a Christian value base, and is known to be professional and ethical in all her dealings consulting regularly with Strategic Cultural Advisors. Josey acknowledges that her Culture has taken her on an exceptional journey both professionally and personally.