View the WA Parks Foundation Constitution and the Code of Conduct.

View the WA Parks Foundation Constitution

View the WA Parks Foundation Code of Conduct

The first Annual General Meeting was held October 2017.

The Board

The WA Parks Foundation is established as a company limited by guarantee and has appointed a volunteer board to provide strategic direction and high level governance. The Constitution provides the opportunity for up to five members of the Board to be elected by general members.

Board members

Chair: The Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC

  • Dr Tom Hatton PSM: Chair, Environmental Protection Authority
  • Mr Richard Simpson: Chair, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority
  • Ms Eva Skira AM:  Non-Executive Director Macmahon and Chair of Trustees of St John of God Health Care
  • Mr Shaun Hardcastle: Corporate Lawyer, Bellanhouse Legal
  • Ms Marissa Verma: Managing Director, Bindi Bindi Dreaming
  • Dr Richard Walley OAM: Director of Aboriginal Productions and Promotions
  • Mr Mike Wood: Chair, Bibbulmun Track Foundation
  • Mr Peter Sharp: Ex-Officio attendee, Executive Director, Parks and Visitor Services, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

General Manager: Ms Melanie Wilshin

Board Adviser, Strategy & Governance:  Ms Robin Piesse

Auditor:  PwC

Board Secretary: Ms Kathryn Conway, Centre Manager, Centre for Impact, UWA

Strategic Priorities Panel

The WA Parks Foundation has established a Strategic Priorities Panel to advise on project priorities.

Panel members

Chair: Dr Tom Hatton PSM

  • Professor Lyn Beazley AO
  • Professor Stephen Hopper AC
  • Professor Ross Dowling OAM
  • Mr Chris Pye AM
  • Ms Ainslie de Vos