Job Description: The manager is responsible to the Wangka Maya Board of Directors for the overall running of the organisation.
Background: I am a Yinhawangka woman from the Gobawarrah (Ashburton) area, I was born in Roebourne my family was forced to relocate to the Onslow native welfare reserve where we grew up. I have spent over 30 years managing Government and Non-Government organisations in WA and have a Batchelor of Social Work, Arts (Social Science) and honours in Australian Indigenous cultural studies and research from Curtin University. During the past few years I have been working with Dr Margaret Florey on recording and reclaiming my mothers work in Yinhawangka language and have been blessed to secure the manager’s position here at Wangka Maya.
Position: Administration Officer
Job Description: My role is to manage the administration section of Wangka Maya and keep everything running with regards to accounts, invoices, ordering, payroll, supplies and vehicles.
Background: I am a Bardi woman from One Arm Point in the Kimberleys. I have lived in Hedland since 1992. I have worked in administration roles at Wangka Maya since 1999. I have studied business administration and computing at Pilbara TAFE.