Treasurer - Michelle Nelson Cox


Michelle’s empathy and passion for Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service Aboriginal Corporation, is inherited from her mother and older sister, who were founding members of the original Perth Aboriginal Medical Service. Michelle has been actively involved with the service for 20 years, as a former employee and through her previous participation on the Board.

Currently the Community Development Coordinator for the Gnaala Karla Boodja (GKB) region, Michelle’s position primarily focuses on community engagement with Nyoongar people of the GKB region to access employment through the Mining Industries and supply chains. Michelle is committed to ensuring that Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service Aboriginal Corporation continues to maintain its credibility as the Mother organisation in Nyoongar Country and continues to thrive and excel in delivering a “Culturally Secure” holistic primary health care service.