Peerlink Lead Program Coordinator
Robyn Priest is Peerlink’s Lead Project Coordinator. Robyn is originally from Australia but has also lived/worked in New Zealand, Canada and now here in the USA. She is also currently working with American Samoa, Guam, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands and Republic of Palau. She has extensive experience working in/managing peer support services in Australia, New Zealand and the USA and also managing other non-government agencies.
Robyn was peer auditor for mental health programs in Australia and New Zealand and has completed, as part of an international team of peers, a report called “Making the Case for Peer Support” for the Mental Health Commission of Canada; this included facilitating focus groups to over 500 people involved in delivering peer services throughout the country. Robyn has been facilitating workshops for over 25 years and has also presented at international conferences in mental health. She loves bringing diverse groups of people to the table to talk and learn from each other and her passion is empowering people to get the life of their dreams.