#PeopleOfNRM – Jill Wilson and Yvonne Marsden

The NACC Board and staff would like to congratulate two wonderful #WomenOfNRM – Jill Wilson and Yvonne Marsden for being awarded Medal (OAM) of The Order of Australia as part of the Australia Day 2019 Honours List.

Dr Jill Margaret Wilson: For service to conservation and the environment.

Director and Principal Consultant, Rural Solutions WA, since 2000.

Former Sustainable Rural Development Manager, Northern Agricultural Region, Department of Agriculture, Western Australia.

Northern Agricultural Catchments Council

– Chair, 2013-2017.

– Board Director, 2009-2017.

– Board Member, 1996-2000.

West Midlands Natural Resource Management Group

– Chair, 2004-2005.

– Committee Member, 2000-2004.

– Project Manager, three years.

Secretary, WA Landskills, since 2002.

Secretary, Southern Mango Growers Group Inc, 2007.

Former Member, Moore Catchment Council.

Member, Mango Strategic Investment Advisory Panel, Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited, since 2016.

Board Member, Dorper Sheep Society of Australia, 2012-2016.

Natural Resource Management Representative, Western Australian Livestock Research Council, 2015-2017.


Mrs Yvonne Anne Marsden: For service to conservation and the environment.

Northern Agricultural Catchments Council

– Director, 2000-2017.

– Treasurer, 2003-2011.

– Deputy Chair

– Secretary.


Greenough Land Conservation District Committee

– President, 1995-1999.

– Member, 1994-2008.

Coordinator, Geraldton Greenough Farmers Market, since 2008.

Chair, Geraldton Greenough Sunshine Festival, since 2011.

Treasurer, Geraldton Multicultural Association, current.

Former Member, Chapman River Project Steering Committee, City of Geraldton Council

Awards and recognition includes:

– Geraldton Active Citizenship Award, City of Geraldton, 2016.

– Lifetime Volunteer of the Year, Centacare Volunteer Awards, 2013.

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