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WALN People

WALN Executive comprises of five elected members. The committee members are recognised members of landcare community in WA, with many years of experience in landcare and natural resource management. They have dedicated their time and energy into the formation of WALN and continue with their invaluable commitments.

Jill Richardson - Chair

Manager - Katanning LCDC. Former board member of South West Catchment Council and current member of Blackwood Basin Group. With over 25 years of community landcare involvement, Jill also specialises in project and human resource management and successful in acquittal of NRM projects worth over $10 million. 

Blair Darvill - Committee Member

Blair has worked in various voluntary and professional roles since 2002. He currently runs a small contracting/consulting business "South West Coast and Land Care" which focuses on community engagement and project planning. Blair also teaches Conservation and Land Management at Bunbury TAFE and is a Project Officer for the South West and Peel Coastal Management Group (CoastSWaP). Whenever Blair has some free time, it's always spent in the bush or ocean with his young family.
     Keith Bradby OAM - Deputy Chair

Founder of the Gondwana Link program, Keith has over 30 years of experience in landcare in WA. Keith's background encompasses extensive policy development at senior departmental and ministerial levels and major corporate bodies in WA. In addition, Keith has consultancy experience with the mining industry. He is also the WA delegate to the National Landcare Network.


Helen Watkins- Secretary/Treasurer

Executive Officer – Moore Catchment Council Inc. Former Finance Officer West Midlands Natural Resource Management Group, Shire Councillor on the Shire of Dandaragan, Treasurer Dandaragan Shire LCDC. Helen has over 25 year’s involvement with Landcare and Natural Resource Management. Helen specialises in Project Management, Bookkeeping, Governance,  O H & S, Human Resources, Office Management. Helen is also involved in an Agricultural Services small business in the Dandaragan Area.

Contact Helen: helen.watkins@landcarewa.org.au