New Volunteering WA Chair and Board Directors
Volunteering WA is pleased to announce David Morrison as the new Volunteering WA Chair of the Board. David was previously our Board Director and has also been the WA representative on the national Volunteering Australia Board.
David plans to focus on business strategies and operations with a view to creating a sustainable and diversified business model along with promoting volunteering through marketing strategy and partnerships development. David is the CEO and Managing Director of NeonLogic Agency and has over 20 years’ experience across a wide range of industries. He is also a regular volunteer in his community.
David says, 'I am a big believer in the positive impact of volunteering and am currently a Director of Meerilinga Young Children’s Foundation. I also regularly volunteer with my children’s sporting and school activities. This follows in the footsteps of my parents who were both heavily involved in the community through fundraising and management of community sporting events.'
Also joining our Board are Jason Clifton, Linda Reddi, Pat Scally and Karess Dias (Youth Director).
Jason Clifton is the Senior Vice President Financial Services at Woodside Energy, responsible for Treasury, Tax, Group Finance and the digital strategy within Finance. Prior to Woodside, Jason worked in the banking industry including roles as Chief Financial Officer of Bankwest and Chief Financial Officer of Westpac New Zealand. Jason is committed to providing valued volunteering opportunities for all Western Australians. His experience in strategy, governance and stewardship will assist Volunteering WA achieve its priorities of sustainability, connecting people, developing partnerships and strengthening the sector.
Linda Reddi, Manager Corporate Affairs at Pilbara Minerals, is an experienced public affairs and communications leader, specialising in strategy development and execution to build stakeholder relationships and advocacy. She has worked in both the public and private sector with industries including mining and resources, energy, health service delivery and management consulting. She is an active member of the Western Australian business community and has an extensive network across corporate and government.
Linda brings her strong stakeholder management and communications skills, as well as her public sector and government funding experience to the Board. Linda hopes her contribution will enhance the expertise of Volunteering WA to forge new relationships and partnerships and pursue opportunities to grow the organisation.
Pat Scally is an experienced business and IT executive with more than twenty years’ experience across a range of different industries, including public sector, professional services and mining as well as oil and gas.
Over the last seven years he has led IT teams for government agencies including at the Department of Transport and the Department of Communities. Prior to joining the public sector, Pat worked as a Director within Deloitte’s consulting practice for seven years specializing in IT strategy, IT architecture and business transformation. Prior to his IT career, Pat served in the Australian Army for two years full time and a further ten years in the Army Reserve.
Pat understands each of the principles of volunteering and is committed to ensure that they are used to guide decisions he makes as a Board Director.
Karess Dias was was born and raised in Paraburdoo, Western Australia. Growing up she was actively involved in her local community. Karess attended high school as a boarder in Perth and went on to complete a double degree in Law and Behavioural Science at the University of Notre Dame, Fremantle. During her time at university, Karess was involved in the Notre Dame Volunteer Network, mentoring and the Notre Dame Student Law Society. Karess is passionate about using her unique skill set and mindset to work with the Volunteering WA board to strive in this new age of volunteering and to look at innovative and sustainable models for ensuring a prosperous future for VWA.
CEO Tina Williams and Volunteering WA extend a warm welcome to all the new Directors and look forward to working together towards an impactful year ahead.
More information on our Board can be found on this website at https://www.volunteeringwa.org.au/about/our-people-and-board
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