Committee of Management

Northern River Community Legal Centre is a not-for-profit community legal centre and is an Incorporated Association managed by a voluntary Committee of Management made up of members of the community in which we work.

The Committee meets regularly to discuss governance and strategic planning of the Centre. If you are interested in becoming a member of the committee, please contact us and ask to speak to the Centre Manager.


Current Committee of Management members:

  • Chair -  Jennifer Nielsen
  • Treasurer -  Gretchen Young
  • Secretary -  Nicole Jenkins
  • Member - Richard Hughes
  • Member - Neil MacKellar Stewart
  • Member - Sarah Sherlock
  • Member - Mary Spongberg



If you would like to become a member of the Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre, please email 


From L-R: Angela Pollard (inaugural Centre Manager), Katja McPherson (Senior Solictor), Jen Nielson (Chair) and Steven Bolt (past Principal Solicitor) at the NRCLC Conversations on the Couch - February 2019.

The Northern Rivers Community Legal Centre, staff and management acknowledges the people of the Bundjalung Nation. We pay respect to their cultures, and acknowledge the strong and continuing connection to their land, sea and waterways.

Bundjalung Country; always was, always will be.