Meet the Board

Name Role

Anne-Marie Hammond

 

 

Chairperson
Employer/Industry RepresentativeAnne-Marie is the Port Lincoln Branch Manager of Career Employment Group and has expertise in group training and apprenticeship consultancy. She has 24 years of retail and management experience, as well as 11 years experience in recruitment and employment services. Anne-Marie is heavily involved in the local community with a strong community focus and currently sits on five local boards. she is passionate about west coats youth and in particular Indigenous youth. her motto is ‘together with passion we inspire communities’.
Kerrie Harrison Kerrie is from Ceduna and completed her education at the Ceduna Area School. Kerrie started her working life supporting the unemployed. she then moved into the adult training and employment sector, gaining 18 years’ experience as an adult education trainer/assessor and has delivered training programmes for Registered Training Organisations. She has qualifications in Business Administration and Assessment Education and Work Health Safety. She has undertaken extensive training delivery in Community Services and Literacy and Numeracy. Kerrie has held Executive Commonwealth Government positions and has managed the Mission Australia Employment Office and Save the Children’s Regional Office at Ceduna. She has enjoyed self-employment for 3 years in her own training business- Eyre Training Solutions and now works within the Far West Coast Native Title Group in support of the Far West Coast Aboriginal Peoples and Native Title.
Richard Horgan Treasurer
Education/Training RepresentativeRichard is the Regional Manager for TAFE SA on Eyre Peninsula/Whyalla and has 24 years of experience working in the fields of education. He has spent some 14 years as a Deputy Principle of Catholic schools in the region prior to commencing with TAFE SA earlier this year. Richard’s main role with TAFE SA is in the area of business development. Richard holds a Master of Educational Leadership.

Janet Norris

janet norris

Secretary
Community RepresentativeJanet is from Port Lincoln. She attended Secondary School in Port Lincoln and is currently undertaking a Diploma in Management. She has gained vast experience from her business portfolio including successfully growing existing businesses and establishing and developing new businesses in retail and industry.Her more recent employment history has involved working in the training and employment sector in both regional and remote areas of South Australia. This included Job Services Australia, working in Apprenticeships and Traineeships field and currently working on Disability Employment Services.
Susie Betts

Indigenous Representative

Susie is the Boards Indigenous Representative. She completed her secondary education in Port Lincoln and has a Certificate IV in Business Governance and is currently undertaking a Diploma in Business. Susie has experience as an artist designer for Balarinji Designs in Adelaide and Sydney. She has been the cultural advisor, gallery attendant, administrative officer and sales assistance at Tandania Cultural Institute Adelaide. Susie has facilitated workshops in the schools in Adelaide and Port Lincoln, and is the Founder and Director of Warna-Manda Aboriginal Corporation. Susie also runs her own art and design business Wiyana Healing Art and Design and exhibits her work in the region.

Brenton Schubert

Brenton Baptist care

 Having worked with Baptise care, Career Employment Group (CEG) and Salvation Army Employment Plus over the past 18 years, I have built solid relations within the Eyre Peninsula community.

My strong managerial, people and organisational skills have enabled me to work in increasingly challenging roles throughout my career and I have many years of experience. In addition to my extensive experience, I have excellent communication and negotiation skills and one of my major strengths is my mature, calm and professional manner. Clients, senior management and staff often commend on my easy, confident manner when I’m communicating with people and building relationships.My training includes a Diploma in Management in WHS, Certificate IV in WHS, Trade Qualification and numerous other attainments.

My core strengths include, but are not limited to:

  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to organise my own and others workloads according to priorities.
  • Growing a business by using its existing manpower more efficiently and by taking maximum advantage of every opportunity that comes along.
  • Proficiency in development lucrative partnerships and forming alliances.
Leeroy Bilney

 Leeroy is the Community Relations Officer with Iluka Recourses Limited (Jacinth-Ambrosia). As a young Aboriginal man from the West Coast of South Australia, he brings an extensive understanding, knowledge and wealth of experience through his strong connection to culture, communities and country. His connection runs from the desert gold fields of Western Australia to the southern parts of South Australia. His clan groups include Kokatha, Wirangu, Mirrning, Bungala from SA.

Leeroy has qualifications in Performing Arts and has an impressive history including performing in theatre productions SOUL MUSIC and THE NEW BLACK (co-authored) in Brisbane; signing the Australian National Anthem in both English and Yugembeh language for an Indigenous All Stars National Rugby League match and dancing for Jessica Mauboy, Shakaya and Casey Donovan.

In his current role as Community Relations, he manages the Education, Trainign and Employment obligations through the native Title Mining Agreement between Iluka and the Traditional Owners of the Far West Coast Region.

Leeroy is an active community member and has a keen interest in youth pathways.