Albany Office Staff
Ph.D BSc, Bachelor of Antarctic Studies (Hons)
Jacqui Foster has a background in policy and community engagement in the environment and sustainability sector with 15 years experience. After finishing her Ph.D in Fisheries Management, Jacqui moved to WA in 2008 and worked in the state Government and not-for-profit sectors in Perth and Albany. Jacqui also has extensive experience both volunteering and not-for-profit conservation, and has been co-ordiantor of the Green Skills Sustainable LIving Fair and Expo (2018). Jacqui is passionate about raising awareness about reducing our footprint on the earth and is a big supporter of local food producers, waste reduction initiatives and effort to restore the natural environment along the South Coast.
Albany Office Manager
Diploma Project Management, Cert IV Training & Assessment, Business and Management
Anne joined Green Skills March 2016 and was previously engaged as the CEO for the Fitzgerald Biosphere Group for 9 years whilst farming at Jerramungup.
Anne contributed to developing community and environmental awareness in regional Western Australia largely via her work with the Bremer Bay community. Anne also achieved State recognition for the Wellstead Estuary project, and has brought together 30 Years of Landcare celebrations for the Fitzgerald Biosphere Group.
Anne is thrilled to be involved in the development and implementation of the Green Skills Albany Community Enterprise Development Centre and looks forward to engaging with professional, community members and down to earth trainers in new skills and knowledge to contribute to fulfilling and sustainable lives and communities.
“Most challenging for me has been understanding the diversity and complexities of the Green Skills organisation. The three offices deliver very different services to communities. It is great to be a part of it.” Anne, 2016.
Completed Permaculture Design Course
David has extensive experience with local flora & fauna surveying after almost two decades with Green Skills.
David has a high level of experience in vegetation assessment, identification of high conservation value forest, fauna monitoring, bushland regeneration, revegetation planning & implementation. He’s also done trail design and timber construction with Green Corps teams. David values working at Green Skills for the ability to make a difference and achieve positive environmental outcomes of the region
Bernard de Bunnetat
Ecojobs Team Supervisor
Bernard has a Cert IV Conservation and Land Management and has been employed with Green Skills since 2010. Bernard is passionate about natural resource management and building a positive team environment. He has keen focus on community engagement and education. He has learnt that working in the bush is great for physical and mental health. His vision is to empower young people to appreciate and care for their environment.
Ecojobs Team Supervisor
Mat has a background in heavy machinery including driving a grader in Frankland, tree lopping with several Albany companies, and extensive work in the local blue gum industry – plant, spray, coppice, prune and thin.
BA (Fine Art) at Curtin University
Rachel is passionate about sustainability, art and writing, and keeps a blog called Shoestring Sustainability. She is the founder of several local groups, including Plastic Free Albany/Denmark and Rainbow Coast LETS.
Rachel has run Plastic Free July events for the last two years, started the Create No Waste Festival at Green Skills in Albany in 2016, and presented at the inaugural Introduction to Permaculture course with Permaculture Albany in 2015.
Rachel also operates a small soap-making business, runs plastic free living, soap-making and NVC workshops. Her vision is a thriving community full of robust networks for swapping local food, skills and goods, to increase regional resilience and empower people to care for the earth and each other.
Jasmyn has worked for Green Skills for several years, and at the end of 2016 began work in the office as well as on-ground works.
She can think of no better way to spend the day than working outdoors alongside her husband and a great team of enthusiastic people.
Kate is running the Green Skills Albany Container Deposit Scheme at 93 Stead Road in Albany. Kate has been involved in many community and business management roles, and has a Diploma of Management and Cert IV Training and Assessment.
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.
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 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.
|(08) 9360 6667|
|Campus Drive, Environmental Technology Centre (ETC), Murdoch University, Murdoch WA 6150|
|(08) 9842 1334|
38 Graham Street, (cnr Barker Road) Centennial Park, Albany WA 6330
|(08) 9848 3310|
PO Box 577 Denmark WA 6333