Board of Directors

Ngalaya is run by a volunteer board of First Nations lawyers and law students appointed at our Annual General Meeting.

Kate Sinclair (Dharug)

Chairperson, BA LLB (unsw)

Kate joined the Ngalaya Board in 2017, and was appointed Chairperson for 2020. Kate is a Solicitor at Allens.

Jason O'Neil (Wiradjuri)

Executive Director, BA(Hons) LLB (UNSW)

Jason joined the Ngalaya Board in 2016, was Chairperson 2018-19 and appointed Executive Director for 2020.

Mark Holden (Dhunghutti)

Director, LLB(Hons) (UTS)

Mark joined the Ngalaya Board in 2012, and was Chairperson 2016-2017. Mark is a Solicitor at the Financial Rights Legal Centre.

Dayne Syron (Biripi, Worimi)

Director, BA LLB (UNSW)

Dayne joined the Ngalaya Board as a Director for 2020. Dayne is a Legal/Industrial Officer at the CFMEU.

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