The Speak My Language state and territory coordinators are responsible for implementing the program in their state or territory.

Osman Mohamed
VIC (former)

Osman Mohamed is employed with the Ethnic Communities' Council of Victoria as a Coordinator of the Speak My Language program. He is excited to be part of a valuable program that provides CALD and indigenous people the opportunity to talk about how they positively live with their disabilities and acquire information about inclusive places, activities and services in the community. Part of his work role is to recruit, induct and mentor inclusive minded Travellers (Bilingual Facilitators) who will be appointed to interview the storytellers and guest speakers in their community languages to break language and cultural barriers for people with disabilities to support greater inclusion.

Teresa De Leon
NSW (former)

Teresa has worked in clinical and nursing management for 20 years. Recently joining the National Team for ‘Speak My Language – Living well with disability’ and as NSW/ACT Coordinator, she also has extensive program and change implementation experience in the public and private sectors.

Denisse Gonzalez
NT (former)

Denisse currently works in the Multicultural Council of the Northern Territory (MCNT) and is the Speak My Language Coordinator for NT. She is originally from El Salvador and has worked in community engagement projects with international students, as well as completed community development and policy internships with Aboriginal organisations. Prior to joining MCNT, Denisse assisted individuals with their mental health recovery journey, and helped humanitarian entrants settle well in Australia.  She recently completed Master of Social Work. 

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