Pam Barker

Pam has extensive experience across the not-for-profit sector. Pam’s experience includes National Program Manager of the Health & Wellbeing Program at ACON, New South Wales’s largest LGBTIQ Health Service, and Senior Manager at the Black Dog Institute.

Before this, she managed Open Doors Youth Service, QLD’s largest LGBTIQA+ youth service supporting children and young people aged 12–24 years. Open Doors Youth Service is a Reconnect funded organisation providing homelessness prevention and psychosocial support to children and young people. Pam advocated for change in policy reform at both state and federal government levels partnering with stakeholders to affect change across QLD for LGBTIQ Youth.

Pam is studying for her degree in Psychology and will register as a Clinical Health Psychologist specialising in youth. She also sits on the board of WayAhead Mental Health Association.

Pam brings a wealth of knowledge, wisdom and passion to the homelessness sector advocating for our members and improving the lives of children and young people across NSW.

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