Our Strategic Plan

Our voice, our future‘ is the MHCC ACT Strategic Plan for 2017-2021.

We are ACT’s peak body for community managed mental health services. Our members support people to recover in the community.


Our Constitution

The Mental Health Community Coalition was founded in 2004 and has proudly served the sector as the peak body for over 10 years.

To access our constitution, please click on the link below. Our constitution is an important document that continues to guide the organisation.

MHCC ACT Rules of Association (Constitution)


Review of Rules of Association (Constitution)

In 2017, MHCC ACT will be reviewing the Rules of Association in consultation with members and other stakeholders. For more information, please see our Briefing Paper.


Our Board

The work of the Mental Health Community Coalition of the ACT is guided by a board comprising eleven members.

Seven members of the board are directly elected by organisation members of the Coalition, and four are elected by the Coalition’s Consumer and Carer Caucus to represent mental health consumers and carers.

Each member of the board holds office for a term of two years.

Current Board Members


Pam Boyer

Director, Mental Health & Housing, Woden Community Service


Ãine Tierney

Carer Representative


Lachlan Atyeo

Regional Manager, Wellways Australia


Purity Goj

Programs Manager, ACT Mental Health Consumer Network

Board members

Sam Davidson-Fuller – Executive Officer, MIEACT

Peter Dwyer – Consumer Representative

Travis Gilbert – Executive Officer, ACT Shelter

Angie Ingram – CEO, Mental Health Foundation

Sue-Ann Polden – Director Youth, Mental Health, Homelessness, Family Support & Allied Health Network, Catholic Care

Jacqui Price – Consumer Representative

John Tucker – Carer Representative


Interested in joining the Board?

Consumer and carer members of the MHCC ACT who wish to make a more active contribution can nominate for the designated Consumer and Carer positions on the Coalition’s Board.

To learn more about becoming a member, visit our Membership page.


Strategic Plan 2017-2021
MHCC ACT Board Members help guide our organisation