our board

Kathy Blitz-Cokis

Chief Executive Officer

...[this role] provides a strong foundation to offer her breadth of professional experience and knowledge, and build on the wonderful work of such an iconic organisation.

Jennifer Hannan AM


Jennifer Hannan AM is the State Director in WA for MacKillop Family Services

Diana Mactiernan

Deputy Chairperson

Diana has been on the Board of NSCLC since 2002

Toby Nisbet


Toby joined the Board in 2020, and brings withhim a background in community legal practice.

Dr Rupert Johnson


Rupert is admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the High Court of Australia, and has enjoyed a long association with the Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre (Inc) as a board member. 

Allison Leonard


Allison is Director Corporate Services for Anglicare WA.  Her areas of responsibility have included finance, human resources, information technology, facilities, quality, risk and governance.  She also represents Anglicare WA

Samantha Harper


Sam is a highly experienced Registered Psychologist, HR Practitioner & Business Leader and joined the board of NSCLC in 2021

Michael Klimek


Michael is available at short notice to the solicitors of the Northern Suburbs CLC to give guidance about complex legal and procedural issues involving family law.