Meet our amazing people

Our dedicated staff bring with them a vast variety of skills and knowledge and a passion for helping Territorians breathe better.

Meet our amazing people

Education Manager and Master Trainer

Leanne Elliott-Holmes

Leanne joined the Asthma Foundation NT in 2009 and with her nursing background has been a good fit for the organisation. Since joining the foundation Leanne has actively developed her knowledge and skills in asthma, its management and spirometry. In 2017 she was awarded the Asthma Australia Spotlight on Asthma Award in recognition for her exceptional service to the community with her development of the Northern Territory Department of Education Asthma Guidelines for schools. Taking this achievement to a national level, she is also an active member of the Asthma Australia's Working Committee designated in the design of national asthma guidelines for schools.

Trainee Asthma Educator

Kirra Christian

Kirra has joined the Asthma Foundation team just recently and is an asthmatic herself, originally from NSW she moved here a few years ago after visiting and falling in love with the NT and what it has to offer. She is bright and bubbly and has lots to offer to the AFNT team.

Meet our amazing people

Office Administrator

Jillian Blackman

Jillian joined the Asthma Foundation NT in 2018 and brings with her an extensive background in administration to help support the staff and board and is the friendly front face of the Asthma Foundation office.

Prior to becoming the office administrator she has been involved with the foundation over the years firstly through the swim program with her kids, helping volunteering at events and was also a one time board member which gives her a unique view of how all aspects of the Asthma Foundation NT run.

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