The friendly faces that make up A Path to Follow and our peer network
Board of Directors
FOUNDING DIRECTOR AND SECRETARY (SHE/HER)
Kirstie uses her living and professional experiences and training to provide peer support to families where at least one family member is experiencing mental health related life challenges.
Kirstie is passionate about ensuring that all family members’ voices are heard and respected and that those families know they are not alone in a journey that can feel totally isolating.
Greg’s role is to chair Director meetings and perform any other related tasks that require leadership perspectives and/or actions.
Greg would like to would like to help put APTF to a position of financial security and see the expansion the programs delivered.
VICE PRESIDENT (SHE/THEY)
Amy’s role is to chair Director meetings in the President’s absence and support the President with other role related matters.
Amy chose to join A Path To Follow as a Director because they support the values of APTF, believe in the services offered, and thought that with both their lived/living experiences and professional experiences as a psychologist they could provide a helpful perspective and contribution to the service.
Ady comes with great experience as an IT professional within community settings.
Ady would like to help APTF become a growing service with an established road map and matured service pack offerings.
Our Peer Support Workforce
YOUTH PEER WORKER – Mt waverley
This is Sarah and she brings living/lived experience in ADHD to her role at APTF.
senior YOUTH PEER WORKER – Clyde/cardinia
Sushi hopes by becoming a peer support worker, she can become that vital support system for a young person so that they are always reminded that they are never alone during their journey but most importantly, that they feel safe and noticed.
YOUTH PEER WORKER – Chelsea/edithvale
Kyle comes to APTF with professional experience as a Youth Worker and lived experience of social anxiety and growing up with toxic masculinity.
YOUTH PEER WORKER -Parkdale/Mordialloc
Alan comes to our service as Australia’s first ambassador for the Burnt Out Chef, an English initiative for the hospitality industry.
Alan is keen to share his life experiences with all young people, especially those in or looking to join the hospitality field.