Albany Office Staff
BA Environmental Anthropology; Diploma of Sustainability (GSIT)
Laura has coordinated the Green Skills Great Southern Sustainable Living Fair and Expo in Albany since 2015. Laura is the Green Skills State Manager, with high level organisational responsibilities for management and HR.
Laura has built a solar passive home and garden with her husband – trying to ‘walk the talk’ and raise her family with environmental awareness. She supports groups and individuals focused on decreasing their ecological footprint and growing their local community.
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
Ecojobs Team Supervisor
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.
Weedy Wattle Project Coordinator
MSc Ecology and Ocean Science
Rosie has a background in natural resource management and ecology, and outdoor environmental education. She is passionate about protecting the unique flora and fauna of this area.
She is constantly in awe of the biodiversity of this corner of the world and feel privileged to contribute to a resilient future for the region, and loves nothing more than experiencing it firsthand whenever she can.
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.
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PO Box 577 Denmark WA 6333