Our People

SASS is privileged to be governed and staffed by a dedicated and committed team of people with a range of professional qualifications, skills and talents, who work hard to make the world a better place for our clients.

Board of Governance

  • Jandy Godfrey (Chair)
  • Margaret Hunyady-Sutherland (Deputy Chair)
  • Patty Johnson (Treasurer)
  • Sue Williams (Secretary)
  • David Franklin
  • Kerry Degrassi (Life Member)
  • Wendy Spencer

Chief Executive Officer

Jill Maxwell

Public Officer

Jill Maxwell

Staff

The Board and Chief Executive Officer are supported by the following staff:

Acting Operations Manager

Alexis Martin 

Senior Practitioners

  • Yvona Nouzova
  • Hannah Smith
  • Nicole Tsakiris

Counsellors

Our counselling staff are qualified social workers, psychologists and counsellors who are dedicated to assisting the recovery of adults and children who have experienced sexual assault and exploitation.

  • Daniel Bahr
  • Peter Baldwin 
  • Suna D'Eye
  • Michelle Enniss
  • Tamara Gillies
  • Louisa Kalimnios
  • Sandi Mackintosh
  • Nicole Tsakiris
  • Ebony (surname withheld)
  • Fiona Richardson
  • Kate (surname withheld)

Out-of-Hours Workers     

  • Names withheld

Training and Workshops

The SASS training team is made up of skilled educators with practical expertise in the area of sexual harm recovery.

  • Peter Baldwin - Training Coordinator
  • Adie Delaney - Training Officer
  • Andrew (surname withheld) - Training Officer

Projects, Policy and Research

  • Holly Mason-White - Social Policy Adviser

Business Services

  • Therese Leaman - Administrative Officer - Finance/Human Resources Support
  • Jan Saunders - Finance Officer
  • Joanne (surname withheld) - Administrative Officer
  • Keryn (surname withheld) - Administration - Client Services
  • Tess Tilbury - Administrative Officer/Webmistress