Tania has been with Mood Active since 2013 working as a volunteer Events and Marketing Manager and then Funding and Sponsorship Manager. Tania is now the General Manager of Mood Active and also work full time as the Team Leader - Leadership and Corporate Delivery Services TfNSW. Tania holds a Masters in Coaching Psychology, Masters in Strategy HRM and a BA in Tourism Management
David was formerly Senior Clinical Psychologist at Sydney’s Black Dog Institute (2007-2012), David has over thirty years of international experience treating mood disorders. Now in private practice, David provides clinical advice to Mood Active in relation to the program and participants.
Over the last twenty years Jenny Carleton has worked in a broad range of community sector organisations, in roles ranging from HIV/AIDS care & support to community housing policy to homebirth advocacy. Jenny's family history of mental health issues and her love of yoga made Mood Acitve's role as Program Coordinator a natural fit.
Client Support Officer & Grants Writer
Lewis is a recent graduate of a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and is interested in working to improve mental health services for the variety of diverse groups in Australia. He really lovex spending time outdoors, bushwalking, canyoning and playing basketball, and does these things to the greatest extent possible whenever he gets the chance.
Social Group Coordinator
Jack has a lifelong passion for holistic health and wellbeing and believes that a significant factor in achieving this is regular physical activity. When he isn’t playing soccer or going for a run he is in the pool or on the bike. Jack recently graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Management and a Bachelor of Science majoring in Physiology and joined Mood Active as our social exercise group coordinator where he organises social group events.
For the past 15 years, Natasha has worked across a range of industries developing and delivering customer-centric marketing and communications strategies. A long time sport enthusiast, Natasha keeps active playing basketball and netball and loves getting out and about in her spare time. Natasha joined our team in November 2017 as our volunteer marketing manager.
Marketing Communications Consultant
Mark has worked in the not-for-profit sector in Marketing & Communications for over a decade. During this time Mark has also held a number of volunteer positions including two Board of Director positions at a community centre and animal welfare group. Mark is aware of the positive impact that exercise has on those who live with a mood disorder and therefore is happy to be a part of Mood Active to increase this.
Marketing Consultant (Social Media)
Haydyn Jones is Mood Active's marketing consultant, specialising in social media. Haydyn has a background in digital and social media, with over 5 years experience across various industries having worked with some of Australia's biggest brands. In his spare time, he enjoys live music and comedy, running and playing golf badly.
Anita is a current participant and volunteer in Mood Active with a background in engineering and project management.
Kiara is an enthusiastic volunteer and brings experience from volunteering at a number of major events around Sydney over the years and from her time as a Volunteer Chair of an organising committee for a large fundraising walk for the American Diabetes Association when she lived in Atlanta. She enjoys staying active by walking down by Sydney Harbour after work and running down by the beach on weekends.
Samantha Brackley is Mood Active's volunteer IT Manager. With a background delivering technology solutions for almost a decade, Samantha brings a wealth of experience to Mood Active. She champions a customer-first culture and is incredibly passionate about making a difference to people’s lives. In her spare time, she likes to balance her tech-led lifestyle with physical activity in the form of dancing, yoga and HIIT training.
Natasha works as the volunteer Referrals Manager for Mood Active and is a student at the University of Sydney with majors in marketing and psychology. An aspiring psychologist, Natasha is passionate about mental health awareness and removing the stigma attached to it.
Michael is an experienced data and analytics professional who has worked in senior management roles across many different private and public sector industries. He is well versed in the valuable role that data-driven insights can play in helping shape programs that enhance the well-being of others. Michael is Mood Active's Volunteer Data Wrangler.