Sandy Lukjanowski, Acting Chief Executive ICCWA
Sandy has a Bachelor of Science (Hons) majoring in management with post graduate qualifications in leadership and is currently working towards a Masters of Business Administration. She has an extensive background in leadership of complex teams within the health and not-for-profit sector.
Ryan Fernie, Acting Trauma Support Manager
Ryan holds a Graduate Certificate in Management from Curtin University and a Certificate IV in Project Management. He has held a number of senior positions within State Government and more recently in the not-for-profit sector and has a strong background in leadership and management.
Melanie Gould, Organisational Support Officer
Melanie has been part of ICCWA since 2010. Her work in administration for not-for-profit organisations over a number of years means a strong knowledge and skill base for finance and reception at ICCWA and Road Trauma Support.
Georgie Sweeting, Communications Co-ordinator
Georgie holds a Bachelor of Arts (English) from the University of Western Australia and is currently completing a Master of Strategic Communications, also at UWA. Georgie trained as a journalist with The West Australian and has more than 15 years experience in media and public relations across a variety of sectors.
Susan Medica, Counselling Coordinator
Susan is a Registered Psychologist, with Masters of Psychology (Counselling) and has been with the service since its inception in November 2013. Susan is responsible for coordinating specialized trauma and bereavement counselling services as well as preventative education and professional development workshops. She has previously worked across a variety of fields including rehabilitation, post-natal trauma, institutional and family abuse and in private practice.
Gary Hurst, Counsellor
Gary has been with ICCWA since 2014 and is an experienced Social Worker, having worked many years in the adolescent and adult cancer field as both clinician and in senior roles. He has also worked with victims of crime, the Cancer Council and young people living with cancer in the areas of trauma and loss and grief. Therapy modalities include Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Mindfulness.
Katherine Cheng, Counsellor
Katherine is a Registered Psychologist and joined ICCWA in April 2016. She has worked as an employee assistance programe (EAP) counsellor, advisor for international students at TAFE & UWA, and as Psychologist with the WA Department of Education and independent schools. Her therapy modalities include Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EDMR), Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Narrative Therapy.