Ms Kerry Hawkins
Ms Kerry Hawkins is the current president of the Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH). Ms Hawkins is a carer representative on the WAAMH board for four years and was appointed president of WAAMH in November 2016.
Ms Hawkins has acquired a solid understanding of the issues facing the mental health sector. This experience is complemented by her professional career in the private, education and public sectors, including working as a project management consultant at KPMG, a high school teacher, and a strategic advisor for the National Native Title Tribunal. She has previously worked as a senior program manager for the National Disability Insurance Scheme, the WA Mental Health Commission, and as a Carer Consultant for North Metro Adult Health Service. Her other board appointments include Vice President of Helping Minds and WA Director for Emerging Minds.