Our People

Our Board

Muscular Dystrophy Western Australia is fortunate to boast a dedicated Board who ensure the Association remains focused on achieving our mission. The Board is elected by the Association’s members during the Annual General Meeting.

 
BRAD GIRDWOOD, President   BEng M  10 years of business management  Board member since 2014

BRAD GIRDWOOD, President

BEng M
10 years of business management

Board member since 2014

BRENDAN MURPHY, Vice President   BEng (Mining), MFin, GAICD  Senior site management positions in global & local mining companies both in Australia and overseas  Board member since 2014

BRENDAN MURPHY, Vice President

BEng (Mining), MFin, GAICD
Senior site management positions in global & local mining companies both in Australia and overseas

Board member since 2014

TANVI HARIA, Treasurer   FCPA  Over 25 years of broad commercial & general management experience  Board member since 2016

TANVI HARIA, Treasurer

FCPA
Over 25 years of broad commercial & general management experience

Board member since 2016

JODIE HATHERLY, Member   GM Legal, BA LLB  Over 22 years as a corporate lawyer in private and public sector, specialising in oil and gas  Board member since 2015

JODIE HATHERLY, Member

GM Legal, BA LLB
Over 22 years as a corporate lawyer in private and public sector, specialising in oil and gas

Board member since 2015

SUSAN TRAHAR, Member   LLB (Hons), GDLP  20 years’ experience in Allied Health practice & management as well as 18 years of legal practice  Board member since 2010

SUSAN TRAHAR, Member

LLB (Hons), GDLP
20 years’ experience in Allied Health practice & management as well as 18 years of legal practice

Board member since 2010

 
 
 
JANE EDWARDS, Member   PgCertBusAdmin, MPubRel  Background in public relations, marketing & communication  Board member since 2014

JANE EDWARDS, Member

PgCertBusAdmin, MPubRel
Background in public relations, marketing & communication

Board member since 2014

DR PETER W ROWE, Member   MB BS FRACP  Paediatric Neurologist with a dual appointment at Perth Childrens Hospital (PCH) & the State Child Development Centre, Perth (SCDC)  Board member since 2012

DR PETER W ROWE, Member

MB BS FRACP
Paediatric Neurologist with a dual appointment at Perth Childrens Hospital (PCH) & the State Child Development Centre, Perth (SCDC)

Board member since 2012

AARON SCHIER, Member   MBA  Background in the mining technology industry & general business management  Board member since 2017

AARON SCHIER, Member

MBA
Background in the mining technology industry & general business management

Board member since 2017

SHANE POWELL, Member   MHRM, GradDipBusHRM, Grad CertBusHRM, DipMgt, CertIVCSP, CertIVTAA   Human Resources management  Board member since 2017

SHANE POWELL, Member

MHRM, GradDipBusHRM, Grad CertBusHRM, DipMgt, CertIVCSP, CertIVTAA

Human Resources management

Board member since 2017