Our Team

The Steering Committee members for 2021-22 are:

NAME ORGANISATION
Ruth Pilkinton, Co-Chair Legal Aid NSW
Elke Pitkethley, Co-Chair Uniting Counselling & Mediation
Helen Miedzinski, Deputy Co-Chair Regional Law Society
Melissa Merritt, Deputy Co-Chair Community Restorative Centre
Fred Bretthauer, Treasurer CatholicCare, Diocese of Broken Bay
Rick Welsh The Shed, Aboriginal Men’s Network, Aboriginal Family Law Pathways
Louise Elkington Relationships Australia NSW
Julia Schwarz Family Court of Australia/Federal Circuit Court of Australia
Jenny Kadwell CatholicCare, Sydney
Natalie Sawtschek Anglicare Parramatta
Gil Avenaim Interrelate, Caringbah

 Project Officer: Melanie Ward