Chris Gibbs
Chief Executive Officer
Chris values his position as the inaugural CEO of MHPN since August 2008. Chris Gibbs has held significant leadership roles in the public health sector (Melbourne Health), the Victorian Public Service and the community services sector.
Belinda McDowall
Manager, Program Coordination & Infrastructure
Belinda joined MHPN in 2016 and is the Manager, Program Coordination & Infrastructure, overseeing office management and HR coordination as well as providing support to the CEO, Board of Directors and Board Committees.
Trevor Donegan
Finance Manager & Company Secretary
Since the inception of MHPN in 2008, Trevor has held the role of finance manager and as of 2019, Trevor has also held the role of Company Secretary. Trevor has extensive experience managing finances at organisations across the health and not-for-profit sectors.
Sarah Kleinitz
National Networks Program Manager
Sarah joined MHPN in March 2022 and is the National Networks Program Manager and has overall leadership and strategic direction for the Network Program. Sarah has held senior management roles with a range of organisations across the health, community and not for profit sectors and is experienced in leading and collaborating on program, policy and advocacy outcomes.
Julie Middleton
Online Professional Development Senior Project Officer
Julie joined MHPN in 2015 and currently holds the position of Senior Project Officer within MHPN's online professional development program. Since joining MHPN Julie has developed MHPN’s Department of Health funded webinar program and worked closely with many organisations to develop partnership webinars on important topics in the areas of alcohol and other drugs (AOD), borderline personality disorder (BPD), and children’s mental health to name a few.
Nicky Bisogni
Online Professional Development Program Senior Project Officer
Nicky is a social worker who has worked in a range of roles including but not limited to direct service provision, program management and design, training development and delivery. All of her roles have been in mental health across a range of settings - community and primary care included. Nicky first joined MHPN in 2009 working within the network team, she later helped establish and maintain the webinar program and she currently works in the podcast arm.