Our Board
Our Board of Directors at CHAC  are representative of the Aboriginal community which we service.


The board consists of community members from Wentworth, Dareton, Namatjira, Buronga and for the first time we have a Director from Balranald. 


The new Board is:



Jan Etrich



Jan Etrich is a Barkindji man who was born in Menindee and grew up in Sunraysia since the early 70’s. Jan is a father of 3 children and grandfather to 6. Jan worked with Mildura Aboriginal Corporation for over 18 years and has served as a director and Vice President on the MAC board as well as a Director for BMEET.


“My hopes for CHAC are to become a better service for the community with much more services, programs, access to Doctors and for more community input so that a better service is provided”


Claude Mitchell



Danny Kelly



Guy Mitchell



Guy is a local Barkindji man born in Mildura and raised in Buronga. Guy is passionate about working for his people. Guy has  worked in many area’s including CDEP, Itha Mari housing, CHAC and Rehabilitation Coordinator at Warakoo.


“My goal is to expand our services to deliver culturally appropriated health care to our community”

Patricia Johnson



Kylie Mitchell



I am 22 years young, I was born


in Adelaide, South Australia.



Raised in Dareton, Coomealla. I


have lived here all my life. I am


the youngest child of Fred Mercer


and Geraldine King. 

I have one brother and a sister. 

I currently work at Barkindji


Maraura Elders Environmental


Team, also known as BMEET. I


am employed as a Better


Education Employment 

Pathway Officer, I am passionate

about this job as it is in my home


town and I strongly believe that


education is the key to success. 

I am involved with the Murdi


Paaki Emerging Leadership


Program and I 

have sat at regional assembly

meetings as one of the youngest 


"By being on the CHAC Board I


aim to inspire the younger


generation to reach for the stars


regardless of your 

age, to be fierce and confident in 

everything we choose to do. I


believe CHAC encourages this"

Sharon Johnson



Sharon comes from Broken Hill and grew up in the Menindee area. Sharon moved to Dareton 22 years ago and became involved in community issues serving on boards such as the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council and Coomealla Health Aboriginal Coorperation as a Director.


"This community has missed out on many things in the past and I would like get as much as we can for our people in the community"