The South Coast NRM Board of Management is skills-based and supported by committees and reference groups, allowing for an inclusive approach to community engagement and the efficient use of time, as well as technical and skilled input. The organisation recognises close working relationships with its community are essential to ongoing success.
Bill has lived and farmed in the Mt Barker/Albany region for most of his life apart from a time involved in forestry.
Carolyn is a partner of a 6,000 ha mixed farming operation which has participated in revegetation, remnant vegetation protection, rehabilitation of saline areas, farm and catchment planning and land for wildlife since the 1980s.
Joanne spent much of her early life working on her family's sheep and wheat farm in Katanning.
Retired from South Coast NRM in December 2014 after employment term of seven years; last position held Contracts and Monitoring & Evaluation Manager.
Successful family farming business in Narrikup while at the same time developing strong working partnerships with other local business people. The farm is highly productive running up to 3000 ewes and lambs on 420 acres of established pasture.
Alex was raised in Denmark and spent much of his childhood exploring the many natural areas from Walpole to Esperance.