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Board of Management

 

Ashleigh Murch

Chairperson

Joined the Board of Management in 2018

Ashleigh Murch has an educational background in biological science, genetics and pathology. He worked in the field of diagnostic human cytogenetics for more than 40 years.  In the last 15 years of his career he had an additional role in senior management, with extensive experience in HR, finance, project management and change management. Now retired, he has more time to devote to the community and his lifelong interest in the environment and sustainable living.

 

Rhonda Williams

Deputy Chairperson

Joined the Board of Management in 2017

Rhonda Williams has lived and farmed in the Jerramungup area with her husband Ross, for more than 40 years. Rhonda has held numerous positions of senior responsibility for local NRM groups, notably as treasurer of South Coast Management Group, the deputy chair of South Coast NRM Inc Board of Management, and councillor for the Shire of Jerramungup. Landcare has been central to Rhonda’s family’s farm management practices as the key to long term sustainability and profitability. Rhonda received the 2016 Australian Government Individual Landcare Award.

Ian Beeck

Secretary

Joined the Board of Management in 2022

Ian Beeck is an award-winning journalist and editor, working in a variety of newspapers and currently still working in radio, who has also published three novels – the latest a biography of local World War II hero and Lancaster bomber pilot Murray Maxton.

Ian has also worked in the community and not-for-profit sector including managing an organisation that assisted pre and post-release prisoners, an Indigenous employment and training company, working with youth-at-risk teaching them how to grow garlic and the art of bee-keeping, and working at Headspace to name but a few.

 

 

Mike Travers

Treasurer

Joined the Board of Management in 2016

Mike Travers spent most of his working life in IT systems; mainly business systems.  After moving to Denmark, Mike used his business and finance experience to become a bookkeeper; he is a BAS agent. Mike is trying to concentrate on retirement and community involvement.  As the Treasurer of Green Skills he is learning another set of community skills.

John Ambrose

Ordinary Board Member

Joined the Board of Management in 2021

John has a background in senior management, having held CEO and Board level positions in the corporate and not-for-profit sectors here and abroad.  He is a Fellow of the Australian and Malaysian Institutes of Management and has served on the Board of WACOSS and several other NGOs.  John was also a management consultant and corporate trainer for many years, and has worked with multinational companies in Southeast Asia and Australia.  He loves working with people, and has significant experience in board level training, business development, mentoring, cross-cultural management, leadership and change management.

Christine Boase 

Mary Holt

Ordinary Board Members

Joined the Board of Management in 2022

 

James Gentle

Project Manager Denmark Tip Shop Manager

James is committed to the reduction of landfill and the reuse, recycling or upcycling of everyday items. James, a lateral thinker, actively promotes the Tip Shop philosophy through creative arts projects and collaborative ventures with community and school groups in the area.

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Jasmyn Kirkman

Payroll Officer

Jasmyn has been working for many years with Green Skills Albany Ecojobs and has recently expanded her employment role with Green Skills to become our new Payroll Officer. Jasmyn will be sharing her working time between the Green Skills Denmark and Albany offices.  Her role of payroll officer will be mostly undertaken from the Denmark office.

Nicole Robinson

Finance Manager

Nicole has recently joined Green Skills as our new finance manager. Her organisation-wide role of managing the Green Skills finances is delivered from the Denmark office. Nicole is warmly welcomed into the Denmark office team.

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