ICAV Representatives

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ICAV has been running as an informal network since it’s beginnings thanks to the efforts of intercountry adoptees who volunteer their time and energies.

 

 

FOUNDER

Lynelle Long

 

ICAV Representatives, Contributors & Partners volunteer their time to connect and facilitate support to intercountry adoptees in a variety of ways.

 

AUSTRALIAN STATE REPRESENTATIVES

This role acts as the central point of contact for new intercountry adoptees coming into the network based on residential location.  The ICAV Rep helps to connect adoptees to others in their State, ensure they are aware of ICAV Social Events and other state based intercountry adoption events; liaise with the State Government Departments (seeking intercountry adoptees wishing to be involved in prospective parent eduction seminars) and state based NGO post adoption organisations. Where possible the ICAV Rep also attends Federal Government quarterly meetings to represent the needs and interest of each state.

New South Wales

Gabby Malpas
Brooke Arcia
Gabbie Beckley

Queensland

Anna Kopeikin

South Australia

Min Mednis
Sharna Ciotti
Kayla Curtis

Victoria

SueYen Bylund
Sam Gibb

Western Australia

Leanne Tololeski

 

EUROPEAN REPRESENTATIVES

This role acts as the central point of contact for new intercountry adoptees coming into the network based on residential location. The ICAV Rep will help connect the adoptees to others in their Country/City and help raise awareness of adoptee-led events and other government/NGO led adoption events relevant to intercountry adoptees.

Abby Hilty (Switzerland)

Melanie Kleintz (Germany)

 

NEW ZEALAND REPRESENTATIVE

This role acts as the central point of contact for new intercountry adoptees coming into the network based on residential location. The ICAV Rep will help connect the adoptees to others in their Country/City and help raise awareness of adoptee-led events and other government/NGO led adoption events relevant to intercountry adoptees.

Alex Kuch

 

USA CONTRIBUTORS

This role includes contributing regularly to the ICAV website and raising awareness about the issues impacting US based intercountry adoptees, given they are the largest population of intercountry adoptees around the world.

Stephanie Flood

Sunny Reed

Jayme Hansen