Susan Marcuccio

NSW & ACT State Director

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Susan has been involved in Chaplaincy Australia for the past 10 years.  

Her experience in chaplaincy includes hospitals, emergency services and disaster response. 

Susan is passionate about people being well trained to provide quality empathic care and support, and for people to engage in transformational learning.

She was previously in the role of National Training Director for Chaplaincy Australia and is a faculty member of Alphacrucis College.  Susan is also an ordained ACC Minister and a Professional/ Pastoral Supervisor with Australasian Association of Supervision. 

Graham Blok

Graham Blok

State Leadership Team

graham.blok@tollgroup.com

Graham has had more than 30 years experience in Christian ministry as a teacher, pastor, workplace chaplain and as a pastoral supervisor.

Graham is currently the NSW and ACT Chaplain for Toll Group.

This role involves offering confidential support and assistance to employees and their families. Graham is the Assistant State Director of Chaplaincy Australia NSW/ACT and a member of the state leadership team.

Graham attends Hillsong Church (Great Western Sydney). Graham unwinds by enjoying riding his motorbike and spending weekends away with his wife.

Leeanne Cameron

Leeanne Cameron

State Leadership Team

lee.cameron@ac.edu.au

Leeanne has been employed as a pastor in the ACC for over 20 years.

She has experience in diverse leadership roles, providing quality pastoral care both in the community and the church. In 2016 she became the program director for chaplaincy with Alphacrucis College.

Leeanne is also a disaster recovery chaplain and a qualified professional pastoral supervisor. She has a passion to see chaplains, pastoral carers and ministers trained and equipped to provide quality care, and to have longevity of ministry.

Laura Douglas

Laura Douglas

State Leadership Team

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Laura has had over 10 years experience in School Chaplaincy. From working as a chaplain to overseeing and setting up chaplains in new schools. Along with her husband, she is currently the Youth Pastor at Lifehouse Church in Coffs Harbour.

She is also an ordained ACC minister and a Youth Alive regional leader.

Laura has 3 young children and brings energy to the team with her contagious passion for young people.

Michelle Hunt

Michelle Hunt

State Leadership Team

Michelle and her husband Andrew are currently Lead Pastors in Forbes, Generocity Church (GC), which is part of a multi-site church in rural and regional NSW. 

She is also a trained chaplain, has a Master Degree in Health Management and a registered nurse background, working in the NSW Health public system for near forty years. 

Michelle’s current role, District Manager – Violence, Prevention and Response & Women’s Health – is responsible for strategic and operational responses to domestic and family violenceacross the Local Health District, as well as informing state-wide health policy in regards to rural and remote NSW.  But most importantly, working together with local communities to reduce domestic and family violence and the associated trauma in individuals, families and across communities impacted by domestic violence. 

Peter Ainsworth

Peter Ainsworth

State Leadership Team

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Peter is currently the Pastoral Care Pastor of Lifehouse Church in Coffs Harbour, and NSW Ambulance Chaplain in the North Coast Sector.

He also is the regional representative for the Disaster Recovery Chaplaincy Network (DRCN) on the north coast region.

Previously to this, Peter and his wife Jennie were the senior pastors of All Nations Church in Woolgoolga for 21 years, having seen this church well established and now functioning as the Lifehouse Northern Beaches Campus.

Peter and Jennie have 3 grown children Ben, Joel and Tara and are living their passion for the local church being a flourishing place for missions and chaplaincy to reach out into our communities and to the nations.

Andrew Murray

Andrew Murray

State Leadership Team

Andrew is passionate about chaplaincy and believes it is a key connector for the Church and the wider community. He has a desire to see the profile of chaplaincy lifted across all sectors.  Andrew is a credential holder with the ACC, and along with his wife Bec, are part of the Beyond Church Team in Cessnock.

Andrew is also passionate about seeing chaplains well trained, well-resourced and well supported. He has been a school chaplain for a number of years where he was a leader in the NSW-first-of-a-kind General Practitioner in a public school program at Mount View High School.  He is also trained for Disaster Recovery and in a range of mental health and family violence concerns.