Board of Management

The NSA is incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act 1987 and is governed by a Board of Management comprising of:


 

  George Hayden - Chairperson

  George has a wealth of experience working with Aboriginal community organisations,as well as a vast    employment history working with many Abroginal 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, 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 dealing in the areas of property development and business opportunities, corporate governance, corporate leadership and financial management.  He 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.


 
  Andrea Morgan - Board Member
 
  Andrea is a stock broker with Morgans and currently sits on a number of boards including Parkerville    Youth and the Salvation Army. Andrea has been involved with NWS as a board member for a couple of  years and brings a wealth of business knowledge and strong networks through her professional standing. Andrea is passionate about contributing to the wellbeing of disadvantaged community members and assists NWS in areas of fundraising and strategic partnerships.  

 

 Merindah Bairnsfather-Scott - Board Member

 Merindah has worked for the West Australian Public Sector for 7 years, in various administration    roles. She is  currently employed by the Department of Indigenous Affairs as a GIS(Geographical Information Systems) officer, within the Heritage Branch. She has participated in several Indigenous youth leadership programs and prides herself on leading by example. 

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