Education and Advocacy Staff Profiles




Ann Tattersall – Senior Education and Training Officer

Grad Dip Counselling Human Services, Grad Dip Ed. Dip T, Dip AOD, Cert IV TAA.

Ann has been working in the Health and Community sector for 30 years, and in the AOD sector since 1991. Ann has worked as an AOD counsellor with young people and adults and her work as a trainer has involved project management of state-wide projects including the development and delivery of vocational training to AOD and community services workers.


Rita Piscitello - Project and Administration Officer

Cert IV OHS, Dip Project Mgt, Dip Bus Mgt, Cert IV TAA, Cert III Inv Services, Cert IV Sml Bus Mgt, Grad Dip Info Services, Grad Dip Ec, B Ec, Food Handling Supervisor

Rita joined Education & Training in 2010. She has a background in information systems and insurance and has completed qualifications in Economics, Business Management, Information Systems, OHS and project management.

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Chantel Churchus - Senior Project Officer

BA (Hons), Master of Social Work, Core AOD competencies

Chantel took up the role of Evaluation and Advocacy Officer in September 2017, having previously worked at ReGen as the Post Withdrawal Linkage & Support Worker and as a Triage Clinician. She has worked in the community AOD sector for over a decade in a range of clinical, policy, research and advocacy roles.