Board of Directors

Nyoongar Wellbeing and Sports Aboriginal Corporation is registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 - Indigenous Corporation # 8347. The Board of Directors comprises:


  George Hayden — Chairperson

  George has a wealth of experience working with Aboriginal community organisations, as well as a vast        employment history working with many Aboriginal people in Western Australia and across  Australia. Through this collective professional diversity, George has built a vast network of colleagues and contacts. He has extensive experience and knowledge in terms of issues affecting Aboriginal people in the spheres of education, employment, health, housing and social issues. George has excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, including the capacity to provide support, guidance and mentoring on cultural issues.


Eric Wynne — Vice Chairperson

Eric is a Nyoongar man born in the South-West of Western Australia. He currently operates his own consultancy business in the areas of property development and business opportunities, corporate governance, corporate leadership and financial management. Eric also lectures on Aboriginal History and Art on a casual basis and is an Ambassador for the Department of Education, Science and Training. On a personal level, Eric has a strong interest in the sport of Basketball and has previously managed the Perth Wildcats Indigenous Under 18 boys basketball team.


Rishelle Hume — Director
Rishelle is a proud Nyoongar Woman with traditional ties to the Whadjuk, Ballardong and Gnaala Karla Booja peoples. She has over 20 years’ experience in Aboriginal employment, education, justice and health with roles including Chairperson of the Mandjah Boodjah Aboriginal Corporation, Co-Ambassador of the Yorga Djenna Bidi Leadership Program and Nyoongar Charitable Trust Advisory Council Member. Rishelle has completed her Bachelor of Commence with a Double Major in Human Resource Management and is currently the Senior HR Aboriginal Employment Consultant with Chevron Australia. She is also the 2016 recipient of the Western Australian of the Year Award – Aboriginal Category Winner.

Andrea Morgan — Director

Andrea has been involved in the Financial Services Industry since 1986, starting out at Town and   Country Building Society. She is currently a Financial Planner and Stockbroker with Morgans Financial Services. Andrea currently also sits on the board of Parkerville Children and Youth Care and is Chair of the Salvation Army Business and Leaders Committee for Western Australia. Andrea brings a wealth of business knowledge and strong networks through her professional standing. She is passionate about contributing to the wellbeing of disadvantaged community members and assists NWS in areas of fundraising and strategic partnerships.