Glenis Grogan.

Glenis Grogan

Non-Executive Director
(from November 2021)
Finance, Audit and Risk (FAR) Committee

Glenis is an experienced executive and non-executive director specialising in stakeholder engagement, corporate governance, finance, risk, strategy development and administration.

Glenis is also an active member of several boards including Mona Mona Bulmba Aboriginal Corporation, Western Yalanji Aboriginal Corporation, Mamu Health Services Limited and TRACQS (CDP program) of Far North Qld. She remains involved at the review level in the National Empowerment Programs linked to the School of Indigenous Studies at the University of Western Australia and continues to play an important role in a number of organisations that are focused on overcoming Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander disadvantage through Indigenous community-led solutions.

After an extended nursing and midwifery career, the establishment of several Community Controlled Health Services, Glenis became a central figure in the development of highly innovative Aboriginal health programs at the Centre for Aboriginal Studies at Curtin University. In recent years she has worked tirelessly in community-based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, native title and housing organisations to improve the health and well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the region they serve.

Glenis is the Chief Executive Officer of Ngoonbi Community Services Indigenous Corporation (Kuranda) – a National Regulatory System for Community Housing (NRSCH) registered community housing organisation. In her role, she is responsible for implementing the strategic vision and overall management of the organisation including overseeing programs relating to Community Housing; Construction, the Commonwealth Home Support Program and NDIS; Community programs: Alcohol and other Drugs, Youth and Empowerment; Sport and Recreation and Bibi Yungan Great Start to Learning early education program. Ngoonbi is also a Centrelink Host Agency which deals with welfare, social issues and targeted employment initiatives.

Glenis has connections to the Western Kuku Yalanji, Djabugay, Djiru and Tagalaka people of Far North Queensland.

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