Board of Directors

Nyoongar Wellbeing and Sports Aboriginal Corporation is registered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 - Indigenous Corporation # 8347. The Board of Directors comprises:

  Wayne Nannup — Chairperson

  Wayne is a proud Aboriginal man with family connections to the South West, Pilbara, Goldfields,   Mid West and Kimberley regions of Western Australia. He is a qualified lawyer and the CEO of       the South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council.

Eric Wynne — Vice Chairperson

Eric is a Nyoongar man born in the South-West of Western Australia. He currently operates his own consultancy business in the areas of property development and business opportunities, corporate governance, corporate leadership and financial management. Eric also lectures on Aboriginal History and Art on a casual basis and is an Ambassador for the Department of Education, Science and Training. On a personal level, Eric has a strong interest in the sport of Basketball and has previously managed the Perth Wildcats Indigenous Under 18 boys basketball team.

Andrea Morgan — Director

Andrea has been involved in the Financial Services Industry since 1986, starting out at Town and   Country Building Society. She is currently a Private Client Advisor with Morgans Financial Services and Chair of the Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal for Western Australia. Andrea brings a wealth of business knowledge and strong networks through her professional standing. She is passionate about contributing to the wellbeing of disadvantaged community members and assists NWS with fundraising and strategic partnerships.

  Gail Beck — Director

  Gail is a proud descendant of Bunderan, a Bibbulmun (part of Nyoongar country) yorga (woman)     with family connections throughout Western Australia.  She is a very proud mother of five children and a passionate people person. Gail enjoys her challenging paid role as Regional Development Unit Manager with the South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council. As well as working towards righting past wrongs through education and partnerships; she is also a passionate activist opposing the destruction of family connections to each other and country, protecting women’s heritage sites and promoting whole of family health and wellness.

Gail has received numerous awards for her tireless voluntary work with the Nyoongar and mainstream communities around health and wellness for women and children; and creating awareness about family violence, youth concerns and poor justice outcomes. Her awards include an Order of Australia Medal (OAM), 2012; an Amnesty International Human Rights Award, 2005; and a Rotary Community Service Award, 2004.

   Nick Abraham — Director

   Nick is a Nyoongar family man with his wife, Charmaine, five children, 25+ grandchildren and        four great-grandchildren. He has direct connections to the Whadjuk, Yued, Ballardong, Wilmen,      Wardandi and Pinjarup people through the Abraham, Bennell, Humphries, Hume, Mippy, Worrall,    Nettle, Harris and associated families.

Nick has additional community connections through his employment as the Regional Development Coordinator at South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council - Whadjuk Region. Other contributions Nick brings to the Board include a Bachelor of Business Administration (in progress with University of Technology, Sydney) and experience in sports development, community engagement and administration at local, state, national and international levels.