About Us

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 background is in social work, community research and community development and she is a firm believer in the power of tapping into the collective wisdom of a community to strengthen and build on what’s already there. Her extensive knowledge of community development principles and how to successfully put them into practice makes her an invaluable member of the CLAN Midland team
Seanna Dempsey
Seanna Dempsey Vice Chair Person
Seanna is an experienced and enthusiastic Youth Development and 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 and supporting groups and individuals to achieve their goals, by developing knowledge, skills, experience and confidence. Seanna has a broad range of skills and extensive training in a wide range of community development disciplines
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."
Christopher Cable
Christopher CableBoard Member
Christopher comes to CLAN Midland with a wealth of skills and experience in Planning, Evaluation and Research, particularly in the Community, Disabilities and Child Protection Sector. As a Dad and a local resident, Christopher also brings local knowledge and connections to the community.
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.

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.