COPMI - Children of Parents with a Mental Illness - Keeping families in mind

Our People


Introducing the COPMI Team...

Brad Morgan

COPMI Director

Brad is responsible for direction of the COPMI national initiative, supporting the achievement of COPMI's varied objectives. This includes providing guidance to the COPMI team and collaborating with people with lived experience of mental illness, key professional bodies and varied services to improve outcomes for children and families where a parent experiences a mental illness.

Lydia Trowse

Lived Experience Coordinator

Lydia is an ardent supporter of consumers, carers, children and young people - ensuring they have a strong and respected voice within COPMI and the broader community. She is the first point of contact for consumers, carers, young people and children wanting to get involved with COPMI as lived-experience experts.

Jocelyn Marsland

Communications Coordinator

Jocelyn is responsible for driving the implementation and evaluation of COPMI’s communications strategy and objectives. She works closely with the Online Communications Coordinator to profile and promote COPMI’s work. Jocelyn is also the primary contact for members of the media seeking interviews or information.

Sarah Horwood

Online Communications

Sarah manages online content and communications across COPMI's online platforms, ensuring integration of COPMI's offline communication objectives online.

Nitsa Portokallas

Project Support Officer

Nitsa works collaboratively with the COPMI Team to contribute to the achievement of project objectives and output by providing project management, support and administrative services.

Sarah Zeidan

Administrative Assistant

Sarah is our friendly receptionist who also provides administrative support to the COPMI Team and deals with members of the public.

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