Our Staff

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Some of the things that CAAPS staff have to say about working at CAAPS; Our team is our strength”, “One of the best organisations I’ve seen for recognition of staff and for keeping the values alive”, “We’re here working for people – it can change people’s lives”, “You learn day by day – every time I come (here to work)”

Jill Smith


Jill joined CAAPS as CEO in July 2013. Over 25 years she has worked with the community and government agencies in NSW and the NT. Jill is the current Chairperson of the peak body for Drug and Alcohol services in the NT AADANT, and a Board member of NTCOSS. ‘I felt I could help CAAPS deliver while reflecting on core principles of capacity building for Aboriginal people, working alongside the CAAPS Board and staff while bringing my leadership experience in the NGO sector to the CEO role.’

Elizabeth Stubbs

Deputy CEO- Clinical

DCEO Elizabeth continues in her support of CAAPS part time, and has worked as a consultant to our organisation over many years. She brings great experience to the clinical governance of the organisation and is instrumental in promoting cultural safety for our clients, staff and community stakeholders.

Charlotte Taylor

Integrated Services Manager

Charlotte has worked with CAAPS over the last 5 years. Originating from the UK Charlotte brings great skill and commitment to her work. Charlotte oversees a number of programs and services including  HOS, Intake HASI, IFPS and Health. Charlotte also manages integrated systems across the service.