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CLAN Board

CLAN Board

Our experienced and goal driven board! CLAN Midland wouldn't be possible without them.

Megan Dawson
Megan DawsonChair Person
Megan’s professional background is in social work, early childhood, community development, management and leadership with many years’ experience in the early years arena. She has a broad understanding of the community services sector, rich experience of leadership in all aspects of service delivery in the early years, experience and knowledge of building capacity in others, and a passion for creating healthy safe communities in which children can flourish.
Seanna Dempsey
Seanna Dempsey Vice Chair Person
Seanna is an experienced and enthusiastic community development practitioner with a passion for building safe, healthy, vibrant and sustainable communities. Taking a strengths-based approach, her focus is on building capacity: supporting groups and individuals to achieve their goals, by developing knowledge, skills and confidence. Seanna has developed a broad range of experience in community and youth development, stakeholder engagement, project management and team leadership across state government, local government and the not-for-profit sector.
Lesley Bremner Bell
Lesley Bremner BellBoard Member
Lesley has over 20 years’ experience understanding and delivering strategy for business and technology teams and in leading those teams to execute and transform at pace. These skills have been developed and applied across health, finance and technology sectors. She has filled senior roles in Australia and in the United States, within entrepreneurial start-ups and large commercial organisations. Lesley has business and commercial acumen alongside deep knowledge of technology and the role it plays to build business capability; complex problem analysis and process improvement skills; and a proven track record of leadership by motivating, collaborating and empowering people
Claire Scanlon
Claire ScanlonBoard Member
Claire has always held strong interests in community, multiculturalism, health, families and the arts, and has worked in the Midland area as a veterinary nurse and registered nurse. She lives locally with her family, is a member of many community organisations and was recently elected as a councilor for the City of Swan."
Mithun Parthiban
Mithun Parthiban Board Member
A Solution architect with expertise across the Energy, Mining and retail sectors. Possess a blend of delivery, strategy and IT skills. Have been helping organisations bridge gaps in their process and technology. A local resident in the City of Swan and dad of two children. Very passionate about what I do and have a keen interest for entrepreneurship. A firm believer in "Be the change you wish to see.."
Aman Singh
Aman SinghBoard Member
Aman has more than 7 years of senior management experience within disability sector. He has specialised in workforce optimisation, project management and human resources and known for his strategic and pragmatic approach. Aman has a qualification in project management and holds an engineering degree from University of western Australia. He is a graduate of Emerging Leaders in Governance program.
Ian Johnson
Ian Johnson Board Member
Ian has over a decade of experience in project and program management in business process and organisational change. Ian is also a local resident and Councillor for the City of Swan. Elected in 2015, Ian has lived in Guildford since 2007. He is involved in the community as a member of the Guildford Association, Midland Ascension Church, Midland Districts Community Group and other groups, including serving as a volunteer firefighter.
Sara Browne
Sara Browne Board Member
23years’ experience in the community services sector with development and implementation of collaborative integrated strategies to increase community-based partnerships. Since 2015 supported various Western Australian community place-based initiatives as a facilitator of the Platforms Model under the guidance of Dr Paul Prichard as the key founder of this outcomes-based strategy to better understand how service design shapes improved child health and social outcomes. Has experience working in partnership with local Aboriginal Elders and respected Aboriginal community members to strengthen young children’s lives in the City of Swan. Sara’s psychology background and Catherine McAuley Award: Developing Women in Leadership and Service by the Sisters of Mercy combined with being a candidate of UWA Business School’s MBA Program support her passion to strengthen community led-initiatives to benefit sector-wide progress to improve children’s lives.
Amanda Gray
Amanda GrayBoard Member
A Chartered Accountant with over 10 years’ strategic accounting experience across a diverse range of industries, Amanda specialises in developing and implementing financial strategies to support and develop commercially viable and financially sustainable organisations. With a personal connection to the disability sector, Amanda is passionate about working in the not-for-profit sector and having a positive impact within the community.

Current Vacancies

CLAN Midland is currently recruiting for new members on its Board of Management. We are looking for passionate, experienced individuals, particularly with Human Resources, Marketing, Financial (Treasurer role) or Legal expertise.