Board of Directors

Brenda Holt

Brenda Holt is a Bundjalung woman who works and lives in the local community area of Ballina, Brenda has been working in NSW Health and Community Health for about 25 years in a variety of positions including Aboriginal Health, Maternal Infant Health Strategy, and Family & Community Services.  Brenda involves her time to assist in improving Indigenous Health outcomes for all children and families. Brenda’s leadership experience incorporates a health vision for community along with commitment and promoting staff to deliver stronger health outcomes. Where Brenda is able to advocate towards future development and expansion of the provision of health and wellbeing services through the local community.

Amelia Bolt

Mim is a proud Wiradjuri woman, connected to Bundjalung country through her family. Mim started her career as an Endorsed Enrolled nurse, amongst many skills and certifications she holds a Diploma of Health and has tutored in nursing at the University of Queensland, Cert IV in Training & Assessing, & a Cert IV in Leadership & Management. Today Mim teaches at Tafe NSW, event management, runs yarning circles in community and leads the Ngalingah Mijung Dubais which in Bundjalung means Our Happy Women.
As well as being mum and grandmother to her growing family, Mim is passionate about her culture, unstoppable as an artist, a community advocate and cultural facilitator. She is also currently teaching at North Coast TAFE in the arts department, mentoring Aboriginal students and teachers in cultural practices.

Dr Nick Freeburn

Nick Freeburn proudly belongs to the Bundjalung Nation and has worked in government and non-government organisations, services and businesses for 35 years. Nick has been a Justice of the Peace since 2004 and is a qualified chef, but instead of practicing his trade in commercial cookery, he gained degrees in different disciplines; Indigenous Studies, Indigenous Research and Leadership, Research Methods, Social Science, Adult Education and Indigenous Philosophies. Nick graduated with his Doctor of Indigenous Philosophies from Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian People at Southern Cross University in April 2019 and had created a mini documentary titled ‘On Common Ground’ as part of his studies. He is now studying for his Doctor of Philosophy with the Batchelor Institute in the Northern Territory.

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