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Current Local Advisory Boards

Pursuant to Part 3 of the Commissioner for Kangaroo Island Act , Local Advisory Boards can be established “to provide advice to the Commissioner in relation to any matter referred to the board by the Commissioner (and in particular in relation to any management plan or proposed management plan referred to the board)”.

The Commissioner for Kangaroo Island has established three Local Advisory Boards to provide advice in relation to:

  • Housing
  • Economic Growth
  • Native Vegetation Management

For more information on Local Advisory Boards view the Information Paper on the Establishment of Local Advisory Boards under the Commissioner for Kangaroo Island Act (PDF, 455 KB)

Housing on Kangaroo Island

Members

  • Chris Lease - (Presiding Member) Department of Health and Ageing
  • Andrew Boardman - Kangaroo Island Council
  • Jeffrey Buringa - Renewal SA
  • Soula Dagas - Community Living Australia
  • Bec Davis - Kangaroo Island Community Housing Association Inc
  • Diana Massey - Department of Communities and Social Inclusion
  • Maxine McSherry - Kangaroo Island Community Education (Department for Education and Child Development)
  • Marjo Smith - Kangaroo Island Health Services
  • Jessica Stevens - Junction Australia
  • Colin Taylor - Public Nominee

More information on the members of the Local Advisory Board for Housing is available here.

View the Terms of Reference for more information on the Local Advisory Board for Housing on Kangaroo Island (PDF, 454 KB).


Economic Growth on Kangaroo Island

This Local Advisory Board will play an important role in advising the Commissioner on matters relating to economic growth to support her function of improving the local economy on Kangaroo Island.

Members

  • Graeme  Martin - (Presiding Member) Southern & Hills Local Government Association
  • Jayne Bates – Nominated by the Chair of the Economic Development Board of South Australia
  • Lana Blazujevic - Department of State Development
  • Carly Buttrose - Agriculture KI
  • Jo Collins - Primary Industries and Regions SA
  • Damien Cooke - Regional Development Australia
  • Robert Demarco - Investment Attraction South Australia
  • Mark Gill - South Australian Tourism Commission
  • Pierre Gregor - Tourism KI
  • Megan Harvie - KI Food and Wine Association
  • Robert Kleeman - Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure
  • Sharon Kauppila - Business KI
  • Maxine McSherry - Kangaroo Island Community Education (Department for Education and Child Development)
  • Damian Miley - Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
  • Robin Murt - TAFE SA
  • Tony Nolan - KI Industry and Brand Alliance
  • Geoff Rischbieth - Public representative

More information on the members of the Local Advisory Board for Economic Growth is available here.

View the Terms of Reference for more information on the Local Advisory Board for Economic Growth on Kangaroo Island (PDF, 537 KB)


Native Vegetation on Kangaroo Island

Members

  • Craig Wickham - (Presiding Member) Public representative
  • Lyn Dohle – Primary Industries & Regions SA
  • Jennifer Grinter - Kangaroo Island Eco Action
  • Robert Kleeman - Department of Planning, Transport & Infrastructure
  • Heinrich Klein - Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
  • Jayne Bates - Agriculture Kangaroo Island
  • Russell Seaman - Native Vegetation Council
  • Deb Sleeman - Public representative
  • Richard Trethewey - Kangaroo Island Natural Resources Management Board
  • Rodney Bell - Kangaroo Island Road Safety Committee

More information on the members of the Local Advisory Board for Native Vegetation is available here.

View the Terms of Reference for more information on the Local Advisory Board for Native Vegetation on Kangaroo Island. (PDF, 447 KB)