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Meet the Board

Morrissey Homestead is governed by a proactive, forward-thinking voluntary Board consisting of professional people who bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the organisation. 

Christine Morgan
Chair/Community Representative
Experience in Dementia Care and a founding member of the Bunbury Alzheimer's Association. Managed the HACC program, National Respite for Carers Program and Aged Care Packages under the Auspice of Bethanie Group.
Kath Keeffe
Chair/Community Representative
Kath's professional background is in accounting and finance including roles on several non-profit Boards of Management. Through her brother Tony, who is a client at Morrissey,she has been fortunate to meet and engage with many clients and providers in the disability industry and is focused strongly on ensuring that Morrissey clients are provided with great support and opportunities.
Annette Whitelaw
Community Representative
Annette has an extensive knowledge of the Disability and Aged Care sector gained whilst in the position of Manager of Morrissey (1987 – 2009). Annette was instrumental in the development of Morrissey through successful various funding. Throughout her Managerial, Annette was successful in particular with the construction of the Bunbury facilities in 1992 and negotiated with the Shire of Harvey to lease property to construct the Leschenault Day Centre.
DR Richard Oades
Community Representative
Richard is the Chief Executive Officer of Pathways Southwest which is a not for profit mental health service provider. He has extensive senior management experience in Western Australia's public service, where he initaited the Probation and Parole service to the remote Kimberley region and led the Department for Community Development.
Geoff Klem
Community Representative
Geoff Klem is a qualified town planner and project manager with extensive experience in statutory and strategic planning, project management and policy development. He is a former Principal Advisor to the Deputy Premier, Policy Director in the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, a member of the WA Planning Commission and the Disability Services Commission. Geoff currently operates his own planning and project management consultancy and has recently completed 14 projects for the revitalisation of the Collie CBD. This work received a National award for civic design.
Margaret Robertson
Community Representative
Retired librarian and worked in the Industry for over 40 years. Marg is an active member of the Rotary Club – Bunbury, previously holding position of Treasurer and President. Marg was previously involved in the “Sail into life” project.
Cr Tania Jackson
Community Representative
An extensive background in Management, including the previous Manager of Volunteer Southwest. Tania served on the Morrissey Board over a number of years in various capacities, including Chair and was instrumental in securing funding for the development of the Morrissey Leschenault premises. Tania is a current Councillor for the Shire of Harvey, previously Shire of Harvey President.



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