Deb is the CEO of EPIS. She has a Bachelor of Education, Diplomas in Business and Property Services and Certificate IV in Training & Assessment. The recipient of several training awards for innovation in business systems and training, Deb is using her experience in Business Development, Education & Training to develop the future pathway of EPIS into a dynamic and sustainable business.
She is the Chair of the District Health Advisory Council, the remote region representative on the peak aged care body of WA ACSWA, and an active member of the Pilbara Interagency forum.
Megan works at BHP Billiton as Team Leader Community Relation Corporate Affairs. She is new to our Board and brings extensive community development expertise to our Board. Megan is confident that becoming a member of the EPIS Board will assist her in being a more balanced person. Welcome aboard Megan!
Jade Maric is the Manager of Transpacific Cleanaway in Newman. She has successfully worked her way into a management position in a male dominated industry and is a wealth of knowledge in software systems and business process. In her final semester of a Bachelor of Business degree, Jade is passionate about small communities and making a difference. She brings a measured, strategic approach to the EPIS business.
Christine is the Commercial Manager of WA earthmoving and plant hire company EMJC. In her last semester of a double degree in law and commerce, Christine has an extensive background in HR and business. She is well versed in financial accountabilities and has a wealth of practical information to assist the Board across many areas of organisational performance. Christine has worked in the Pilbara for a number of years. From Ireland, Christine shares her Newman home with her husband and two year old daughter.
Lynne has been the President of the Shire of East Pilbara for 10 years, and a resident for 17 years. She has seen many changes in the town of Newman during this time. We are fortunate to have the experience and foresight Lynne brings to our Board. She sits on many committees and Boards across the Pilbara and state. She is the first female President of the Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA).
Maggie is the Manager of the Newman Women’s Shelter. She has lived in the East Pilbara all her adult and has extensive experience in Indigenous culture and affairs. Maggie has used her business acumen and drive to ensure the Shelter is one of most successful, financially viable centres in WA. She is passionate about local communities and making a difference and brings to our Board a high level of cultural understanding and financial solutions.
Kate is the CEO of Puntukurnu Aboriginal Medical Services. She oversees the provision of primary health care services in the Western Desert region of WA. Kate has an extensive background in health and holds a Bachelor of Nursing, Graduate Diploma in Rural Leadership, Graduate Diploma in Social Science, Graduate Diploma Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration. Passionate about the provision of quality services to remote and vulnerable communities, Kate brings to EPIS knowledge of the Aged Care industry, an understanding of the challenges of providing remote health services, and the desire to make a difference.