Office Position Held: Director
Term of Appointment: 3 Year Term (13 Feb 2018 – Current)

Doreen is a Noongar Woman with family connections to the Yuat and Whadjak areas in Noongar Country, Western Australia. Doreen was born in Kellerberrin in Ballardong country and her family are the Jetta and the Yarran people. Doreen has travelled extensively throughout Australia, spending 10 years in Alice Springs and working in remote Aboriginal communities.

Doreen holds a Bachelor of Teaching Adults; a Bachelor of Applied Science in Aboriginal Community Management & Development Practices; an Associate Diploma in Aboriginal Studies and certificates in Cultural Awareness Training, Mentoring, Counselling, Mental Health, and Family and Student Support Work.

Doreen is active on a number of committees including Moorditj Koort Aboriginal Organisation, Committee Member for NGALA Aboriginal Advisory Committee and South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council (SWALSC) Whadjuk Working Party Member.

"provide support and culturally appropriate programs for Aboriginal people to heal and start making positive changes"

Doreen believes Wungening Aboriginal Corporation is one of the very important service providers for the community and that they provide support and culturally appropriate programs for Aboriginal people to heal and start making positive changes in their own and family’s lives. Doreen brings knowledge, skills and life experiences to the board along with respect for family and all others, honesty and commitment.