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Meet the Team

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Directors

Mabel Sansom

Mabel was elected to the Board of Dragons Abreast Australia in November 2014.  She became Chair in January 2017. Mabel has been involved in a…

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Pru Menzies

Pru was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1996 at the age of 40. She joined the 1st breast cancer survivor dragon boat team in Victoria…

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Pat Hancock

A long term resident of Darwin at the time she was diagnosed, Pat was introduced to Dragons Abreast in 2001 as soon as she finished…

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Gemma Bawden

Gemma joined DAA as a Director from the ACT.  Having experienced close loved ones affected by breast cancer, Gemma is passionate about promoting breast cancer…

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Advisory Panel

Anne Stowe

Anne was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2003 and Joined DA Ballarat in 2007 as a positive way of looking forward. Anne says that being…

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Sue Bowen

Sue has been a member of DAA since early 2001 following diagnosis of breast cancer late 2000. Sue knew she wanted to become part of…

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Jo Parry

Jo was introduced to Dragons Abreast Australia (DAA) by some friends she had met following her diagnosis, and she has been a member since 2003….

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Administration

Deanne Steel

Deanne Steel has recently joined DAA as the Administration Coordinator. Deanne is a broadly skilled and highly capable operational support specialist who has worked in…

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Colette McCaffrey

Colette joined the DAA team in July 2017 as contract bookkeeper. Colette is a registered BAS agent and has had over 10 years experience in…

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