Andrea Mason, Sustainability and Environment Consultant with a few other skills thrown in! Long time Landcarer, former Landcare Facilitator, former Chair Victorian Landcare Network, current Chair Leigh Catchment Group. Based near Ballarat and live on a small property with my husband. ALI projects include Jamaica, Fiji , Japan, Zambia and St Kitts Nevis.
Rob Youl OAM. Retired forester working in the farm forestry/Landcare/community project arena since 1981. First chair ALI. Landowner St Arnaud district. Last overseas venture four-day course in Jamaica with Andrea Mason and our spouses.
Belinda Brennan has been involved in Landcare, Natural Resource Management and Community Engagement fields for close to 30 years, in Victoria and Western Australia in both a professional and volunteer capacity. Belinda was the Network Coordinator for the South Gippsland Landcare Network for 6 and a half years, before taking on the role as Partnership and Engagement Team Leader for WGCMA. Belinda was an executive member of the Landcare Victoria Inc Committee of Management – the new single peak body for Landcare in Victoria resulting from the merger of the Farm Trees and Landcare Association and the Victorian Landcare Council. In 2017, Belinda undertook a Diploma of Business in Governance to better serve the Landcare and rural community. She was recently appointed the Gippsland Southern Health Services Board
Phil Horner, Landcare Victoria Incorporated Representative. Retired systems developer and systems auditor. Active landcare networker in Ovens Valley NE Victoria. Secretary, Ovens Landcare Network; Treasurer, Victorian Landcare Council. Strong governance background with passion for the landcare movement. Past project manager of North East Regional Landcare Facilitator Initiative. Overseen riparian restoration projects along the Ovens River around Bright.
|Megan Rowlatt has worked in Landcare and natural resource management for the last ten years and specialises in community engagement, environmental awareness, leadership and community building, conservation and sustainability.
Her passion is finding creative, innovative, and inspiring ways to connect people to people, people to culture, and people to nature, in particular young people. In 2015 she co-founded Intrepid Landcare, a national organisation dedicated to supporting the next generation to lead the change they want to see for their local environment through the support of the Landcare movement.
Until recently, Clinton Muller had been coordinating the Africa Landcare Network and Landcare International, hosted at the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. In this capacity, Clinton was working with smallholder farmer groups through collective action and institutional strengthening for improved natural resource management and livelihood outcomes.
|Sandra McPhee, Ecologist with Rural Ecology. For past 5 years has been facilitating on ground local Landcare biodiversity and land management projects and supporting community engagement programs. Living at Neerim in Victoria with a background in farming and legal administration, she brings passion and commitment to her volunteer roles.|
|Darryl Ebenezer brings to ALI his experiences in the non-Government and environment sectors. With his partner and two children he has lived on the Sunshine Coast for more than 16 years. Participation in the life of his community has been many and varied with roles in groups such as the Maleny Community Centre, Maleny Neighbourhood Centre, Maleny Credit Union Charitable Trust and Maleny Unwired.
He is currently in the role of Executive Officer with Queensland Water and Land Carers, a State peak body with more than 395 member groups. He has also been the manager of Barung Landcare based in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Two main areas have occupied Darryl’s attention over the long-term – activating and mobilising people to become involved in worthwhile projects and seeking long-term sustainable outcomes to assist people to achieve those aims.
|Liddy Nevile is a member of the Bellarine Landcare Group and a computer scientist.|