Donna Ms Ah Chee
Donna Ah Chee is the CEO of the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Aboriginal Corporation, the Aboriginal community controlled primary health care service in Alice Springs. Congress employs about 310 staff delivering services ranging from antenatal and postnatal care, early childhood development, chronic disease, social and emotional wellbeing, women’s and men’s health, a 55 place childcare centre as well as auspicing five health clinics in central Australia.
Donna has lived in Alice Springs for over 25 years and is married to a local Yankuntjarra/Arrernte man and together they have 3 children.
She is a Bundgalung woman from the far north coast of New South Wales. She has been actively involved in Aboriginal Affairs for many years, especially in the area of Aboriginal adult education and Aboriginal health. In June 2011 Donna moved to Canberra to take up the position of CEO of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (NACCHO) before returning to Congress in July 2012.
Donna is the Chairperson of the Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance of the NT and a member of the Australian National Advisory Council on Alcohol and Drugs. She was also a member of the National Indigenous Drug and Alcohol Committee (NIDAC) and at a local level represents Congress on the Peoples’ Alcohol Action Coalition (PAAC).
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