RDA Goldfields Esperance - Committee

Chairperson: Julia Shadlow-Bath

Julia is the Chief Executive Officer of the Goldfields Indigenous Housing Organisation (GIHO), a not for profit housing organisation, based in Kalgoorlie.  GIHO manages over 200 properties in remote communities and urban centres throughout the Goldfields.

Treasurer:  Tori Castledine

Tori is the Chief Executive Officer of Esperance Tjaltjraak Native Title Aboriginal Corporation. She has a background in not-for-profit organisations, business support, communications, public relations, project management and event coordination. 

Tori is passionate about the Esperance community, and ensuring that the Goldfields-Esperance region is an attractive place to live, visit and invest.
Secretary:  Darren Forster

Darren is the Land and Sea Management Officer at the Goldfields Land & Sea Council. He is responsible for the establishment and development of the Aboriginal Land and Sea Management (Ranger) Programs within the region. Darren formerly worked as the Environmental Coordinator on large development projects in the Pilbara.
Darren holds a Bachelor of Science, a Graduate Diploma in Education and is currently completing a Graduate Diploma in Energy and Resources Law at the University of Melbourne.
Patrick Hill

Patrick lives in Laverton and is the Chairman of the Outback Highway Development Council.  Patrick is currently Shire President of the Shire of Laverton and has spent many years in the role of Councillor.

Shayne Flanagan

Shayne Flanagan has an extensive background in senior state government positions, extending across transport policy development, service delivery and financial management. He is a past Chief Executive Officer of the Esperance Port Authority and the current Chief Executive Officer of the Goldfields Esperance Development Commission.