Governance

Here you can view the WA Parks Foundation Constitution and Annual General Meeting reports.

View the WA Parks Foundation Constitution PDF

First Annual General Meeting to be held in 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: Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC Governor of Western Australia

  • Dr Tom Hatton PSM: Chairman, Environmental Protection Authority
  • Mr Griffin Longley: Chief Executive Officer, Nature Play WA
  • Mr Richard Simpson: Chairperson, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority
  • Ms Eva Skira: Non-Executive Director RCR Tomlinson, Non-Executive Director Macmahon
  • Mr Mike Wood: Chairperson, Bibbulmun Track Foundation
  • Mr Shaun Hardcastle: Corporate Lawyer, Bellanhouse Legal
  • Dr Richard Walley OAM: Director of Aboriginal Productions and Promotions
  • Mr Mark Webb PSM: Ex-Officio attendee, A/Director General, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

General Manager: Melanie Wilshin

Board Adviser, Strategy & Governance:  Robin Piesse

Auditor:  PwC

Board Secretary: Kathryn Conway, Senior Manager Learning Horizons

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