About » The Board
The Board are elected members of the Perth Centre who are responsible for running the Centre according to our constitution.


Leon Murphy

Leon has extensive experience in the Engineering industry, from design (mech) through to the development of integrated multi-discipline Engineering Systems for the design of large mining projects around the world. (Dip Draft, Ba Comp Sc. MIEEE)

Leon has outstanding Sailing achievements including participating in world match racing events for over 14 years, providing the opportunity to compete against the highest ranking sailing teams in the world. Leon's family of five strive for an enriched meaningful life and enjoy the opportunity to help and share experiences along life's long road.


Fiona Duncan

Fiona has 20 years experience working in Community Services in a variety of operational, executive and project management roles. She is passionate about creating communities that enable people to live productive and rewarding lives as they choose, and appreciating the value of each other across age lines. Fiona has tertiary qualifications in Health Service Management and Occupational Safety and Health.

Fiona joined the board of CFAH in 2017.


Dr Patrick Michalka MMBS

Patrick Michalka is a consultant orthopaedic surgeon at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children and Fremantle Hospital in Perth Western Australia. He works in environments of significant trauma in both children and adults and is passionate about using Attitudinal Healing as a way to reduce the effects of vicarious trauma and burn out. Patrick has been instrumental in developing, and is a keynote speaker at the Perth Centre's "Beating the Black Dog" workshops.

Patrick speaks regularly to professional and student bodies about avoiding burn out, as well as dealing with vicarious trauma and chronic pain. He is also a keen and active volunteer in the Centre's Children's Wilderness days and family weekends

Executive Director

Gail Keirle

Bookings manager for Serpentine Retreat & Executive Team liaison. Retired Office Manager and Personal Assistant.


Meneesha Michalka

Meneesha Michalka is a lawyer specialising in the area of criminal law. Meneesha is passionate about Attitudinal Healing as a life skill for people all ages and backgrounds, and as an early intervention tool for young people - particularly 'at-risk' and disadvantaged children. She has helped initiate the Centre's Children's Wilderness Program and Beating the Black Dog workshops. Meneesha has presented at Attitudinal Healing Workshops and Conferences both in Perth and Internationally. She facilitates the Centre's fortnightly peer support group.

General Member

Eva Tudori

Eva Tudori is a lawyer with a history of working for charities and not-for-profits. She manages the Attitudinal Healing 'Make a Meal program' at Ronald McDonald House Perth and co-facilitates the Centre's fortnightly peer support group.

Eva presents regularly at the Centre's 'Beating the Black Dog' workshop and is passionate about helping others come up with skills and strategies to overcome grief, anxiety and depression.

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