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