Chief Executive Officer
Office: 9845 8537
I have worked with South Coast NRM since June 2007 and have been Operations Manager for the past five years.
Whilst with the organisation, I have also filled the roles of regional water facilitator, area leader west, area leader east and invasive species coordinator.
My focus is on developing and refining the organisation’s teams and the processes needed to achieve the strategic planning, program development, fund acquisition and project management requirements essential for South Coast NRM to meet the aspirations, goals and outcomes set out in its regional strategy – Southern Prospects 2019 – 2024.
I supervise a core operations team comprising of three program leaders who manage our Land, Water, Biodiversity, Coastal and Marine, Regional Capacity and Cultural Heritage themes.
I also oversee a broader operations team comprising project officers based in Albany and Esperance.
Chief Financial Officer
Office: 9845 8537
I was appointed business services manager at South Coast NRM in November 2012.
I come from a corporate accounting/business management background, but really enjoy the diversity that comes with working in natural resource management.
My focus at South Coast NRM is to provide leadership and advice regarding financial management and provide staff with the information needed to meet the organisation’s strategic objectives.
I also oversee the Financial Administrator, the Contracts Management Officer and the Corporate Support Officer.
Healthy Environments team
Brett Dal Pozzo
Program Manager – Healthy Environments
Mobile: 0458 401 422
My role is to oversee the biodiversity program for South Coast NRM, which includes developing new projects for the region, seeking investment for the biodiversity theme and managing existing projects.
Project Officer – Biodiversity
Office: 9845 8556
Mobile: 0429 404 066
Monday and Tuesday
Project Officer – Coastal Corridor, RAMSAR and Stokes Project
Office: 9076 2209
Mobile: 0428 717 685
Sustainable Communities Team
Program Manager- Sustainable Communities
Office: 9845 8509
Mobile: 0447 928 458
My role is to oversee the Sustainable Communities Program for South Coast NRM, which includes developing new projects for the region, seeking investment and managing existing projects to deliver on the regional capacity and cultural heritage outcomes.
As part of the cultural team, I enjoy working with the Aboriginal community to care and reconnect to country plus educating the wider community about the importance of cultural heritage on our beautiful south coast region.
I have been working at South Coast NRM since November 2009 and prior to July 2015 I was the program leader for both Cultural Heritage and Regional Capacity themes.
I have a background in both Environmental Science and Education. Prior to joining the team at South Coast NRM I worked for the Department of Water supporting community involvement and education in waterways protection, consulted in facilitation and coordinating cultural awareness and taught in primary schools across the state for 10 years.
I am very passionate about involving and educating our community in sustainability and cultural heritage.
Aboriginal School Based Trainee
Office: 9845 8511
Office: 9845 8537
Land and Water Team
Program Manager – Land and Water
Office: 9845 8529
Mobile: 0428 928 532
David joined South Coast NRM in 2008 and works out of the Albany office.
David enjoys the interaction with the community and other NRM professionals. His interests include sustainable agriculture, community service (Albany Apex Club), bush walking, a good local wine and travelling.
David’s efforts have been recognised in recent years. In 2011 he won the West Australian Landcare Awards Australian Government Local Landcare Facilitator and was a finalist at the same awards in 2012. Before working for South Coast NRM, David was employed for three years as the Oyster Harbour Catchment Group’s NRM officer.
Contracts, Monitoring, Evaluation and GIS
Contracts Management Officer
Office: 9845 8518
Working days: Monday to Wednesday
I started working at South Coast NRM in June 2009 initially as administration officer, providing support to the both the contracts team and the admin/finance team.
After about 18 months my role changed to contracts management officer and my position now sits within the Business Services team.
I oversee the running of the contracts office which includes preparing new contracts and variations, coordinating reporting, managing contract closures and assisting with procurement. Human Resources administration is also an important part of my role as well as providing general support to our team.
Throughout the time I have been working at South Coast NRM, I have learnt a lot in regards to environmental issues and threats, but the highlight for me is working as part of a team of passionate people striving to protect our environment for the benefit of future generations.
Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator
Office: 9845 8512