Key Personnel

Wayne Griffiths

Chief Executive Officer

Wayne is a dedicated and passionate leader with over 15 years of experience in the non-profit sector. As CEO of Winanga-Li, he has overseen significant growth and impact in areas that drive change for Aboriginal communities in NSW. A proud descendant of the Gamilaraay people, Wayne has developed expertise in the community services industry through his leadership positions in other non-profit organizations. He is committed to reducing disadvantage within vulnerable communities and has achieved significant milestones, including successful tender for the Gamilaraay Language Hub program and successful accreditation from the Office of the Children’s Guardian.

Robin Roberts

Manager - Family Preservation

Madi Ellis

Manager - Out of Home Care

Madi is a Gamilaraay woman, born and raised in Gunnedah. She has eleven years of experience in community services from homelessness to out-of-home care. She says, "I am the luckiest Mum on earth to the two most beautiful children, who are just the most amazing little humans". Madi is passionate about being a part of change, and values the role and purpose in the life of those that she supports. She especially loves being a voice for Aboriginal children and young people.

Jessica Small

Manager - Early Learning Centre

Michelle Griffiths

Manager - Family Centre

Renee Houldsworth

Coordinator - Language Hub (Yaama Gamilaraay!)