Leonie Noble is our new WINSC President. In December, 2014, Leonie will complete a 3 year term as chairwoman to Western Australia’s Rural, Remote and Regional (RRR) Women’s Network reference group to help connect women and families throughout the state.RRR Network is a joint initiative of the Department of Agriculture and Food and the Department of Regional Development and Lands to connect and share information among regional communities.
Along with her President’s role in WINSC, she also becomes the WINSC delegate on the Board of National Rural Women’s Coalition.
She has also been named in the 100 Top Agribusiness Women in Australia 2014. See link below:
Leonie is a born and bred Geraldton girl. Leonie and her husband are involved in Western Australia’s Rock Lobster industry predominantly in the Abrolhos region. Leonie has been both previously and currently involved in fisheries management as an industry leader in all capacities, from community and association level to Ministerial Advisory Committee membership, and for a period of time was employed by the Department of Fisheries in positions involving Abrolhos Management.
Leonie is currently the Western Australian Director and Vice president for the Women’s Industry Network Seafood Community (Winsc) board, which is a national body of industry women who are passionate about both their industries and their communities. Leonie also currently holds the office of Chair of Western Australias Rural Remote and Regional Womens Network the RRR network aims to recognise, promote and expand the contribution women make to their communities and is the Deputy Chair of the Midwest/Gascoyne Regional Development Australia Board.
Leonies core belief is that consultation and effective communication provide the backbone to good management and good decision-making, and she continues to lobby to ensure this happens.
Another link on Leonie http://www.outbackmag.com.au/stories/article-view?1290