Leisa is a Warumungu woman with strong family ties to Tennant Creek and surrounding Barkly Region of the Northern Territory.
Leisa commenced in the role as the Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation CEO in February 2022 and is based in Tennant Creek.
Leisa has worked in Aboriginal Health for close to 30 years and held positions in policy, management, coordination and service delivery at the national, state/territory and local levels with government, non-government, the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector and a stint with a Research Institute.
Leisa’s formal training in Public Health Nutrition and she holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Nutrition, Master Community Nutrition and PhD in Public Health.
Leisa’s passion is in continuing to grow the future of Aboriginal leadership in health and in building on communities’ strengths for positive and sustainable change.