WALN Team

Keith Bradby
– Chairperson

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Founder of the Gondwana Link program, Keith has over 30 years of experience in landcare in WA. Keith’s background encompasses extensive policy development at senior departmental and ministerial levels and major corporate bodies in WA. In addition, Keith has consultancy experience with the mining industry. He is also the WA delegate to the National Landcare Network. Contact: keith.bradby@landcarewa.org.au

Lisa Potter– Vice Chairperson

Lisa

Lisa Potter has been CEO of Perth NRM for five years. Perth NRM is a non-profit environmental organisation that works with the community to encourage a collaborative and integrated approach to NRM. They manage government and corporate funded projects and events in partnership with community, government, business and educators. Lisa has a total of eight years executive management, strategic planning, systems development and financial management in the not-for-profit sector, largely in the community services area prior to NRM. Read more
Contact Lisa: lisa.potter@perthnrm.com

Helen Watkins
– Secretary and Treasurer

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Executive Officer for the Moore Catchment Council Inc. Former Finance Officer West Midlands Natural Resource Management Group, Shire Councillor on the Shire of Dandaragan, Treasurer Dandaragan Shire LCDC. Helen has over 25 year’s involvement with Landcare and Natural Resource Management. Helen specialises in Project Management, Bookkeeping, Governance, OH&S, Human Resources, Office Management. Helen is also involved in an Agricultural Services small business in the Dandaragan Area. Contact Helen: helen.watkins@landcarewa.org.au

Pat Hart
– Committee Member

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I have been involved as a volunteer for our precious environment for over 27 years. I have had a broad experience at a leadership level from setting up numerous groups – Armadale Rivercare, Canning Catchment Coordinating Group, SERCUL, Swan-Avon ICMG, Swan Catchment Council and others. I have had 11 years as a Councillor with the City of Armadale, Board Member of the Swan River Trust and Botanic Parks and Gardens; member Swan Canning Cleanup Task Force and two State of Environment Reports plus numerous other committees. I have been a member of the WA NRM assessment panel for the past three years. I believe strongly in grass roots community involvement at all times in all aspects of the management and repair of our natural environment. Contact Pat: pathart1@bigpond.com

Joanne Ludbrook
– Committee Member

Ken Downsborough
– Committee Member

2017 WALN AGM, Armadale - Ken Downsborough and Canning River rehab site Photo Kim Sarti

Louise Duxbury
– Senior Project Officer (contract part time)

2017 WALN AGM, Armadale - Louise Duxbury

Blair Darvill
– Project Officer
(contract part time)

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Blair has worked in various voluntary and professional land and coastcare roles since 2002. He currently runs a small contracting/consulting business “South West Coast and Land Care” which focuses on community engagement, project planning and on-ground contracting. Blair’s experience includes volunteer coordination, community group facilitation, environmental education and interpretation, on-ground planning and implementation. Whenever Blair has some free time, it’s always spent in the bush or ocean with his young family.