Our Directors

Image: A house on community in Central NT

Chelsea Watego (formerly Bond) is a Munanjahli and South Sea Islander woman with over 20 years of experience working within Indigenous health as a health worker and researcher. She is currently Professor of Indigenous Health at QUT’s School of Public Health and Social Work. She has written for lndigenousX, NITV, The Guardian, and The Conversation. She is a founding board member of lnala Wangarra, an Indigenous community development association within her community, a Director of the Institute for Collaborative Race Research, and was one half of the Wild Black Women radio/podcast show, but most importantly, she is also a proud mum to five beautiful children. Her debut book, Another Day in the Colony, published by UQ Press and met with critical acclaim.

Chris Edlond is a project manager and electrician with a focus on quality and safety. He has northern European ancestry and extensive experience working on off grid systems in remote communities. He also comes armed with a Science Degree majoring in Mathematics from the University of Queensland. Chris adopts a highly analytical approach to his role and is constantly driven towards continually improving the relevant processes. A veteran of almost 20 years in this role at a large electrical contracting business, Chris brings a wealth of critical expertise to any project large or small. He is also a father of three.

Kevin Yow Yeh is a Wakka Wakka and South Sea Islander man, Social Worker and Sessional Academic at the Queensland University of Technology. Additionally, Kevin is employed by the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) to lead its systemic reform work, ensuring the notification process is culturally safe for First Nations peoples. Kevin is a Director at the Institute for Collaborative Race Research and is an active member of the Meanjin (Brisbane) community where he enjoys collaborating with other First Nations peoples across academia, activism and the arts.

Power Back

Phone Number

1800 266 464

Business Hours:

9-5pm M – F


24 hrs
7 days a week
365 days a year

Power Back acknowledges and respects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first people and recognises their traditional relationship with Country. ​We acknowledge the spiritual, social, cultural and economic practices of Aboriginal people come from their traditional lands, sky and waters, and that the cultural and heritage beliefs, languages and laws are still of importance today.

Image: Emus in a Central NT community