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CLAN Board

CLAN Board

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

Sara Browne
Sara Browne Chairperson
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.
Aman Singh
Aman SinghVice Chairperson
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.
Brent Rayner
Brent RaynerTreasurer
Brent has over a decade of diverse professional experience, spanning Defence, law, business strategy and innovation, and procurement. Leveraging this experience, he brings a unique perspective to business and community issues at strategic and tactical levels. Brent is excited by working with stakeholders to tackle complex problems and delivering positive results. Brent holds a Bachelor of Laws (Class 1 Honours) from James Cook University, and a Master of Business Administration with Distinction from the University of Western Australia. Brent is married to Lois and together they share their greatest joys, their young daughter and son.
Melanie Every
Melanie EveryBoard Member
Melanie has been the Executive Officer at the Financial Counsellors Association of WA (FCAWA) for over two years and before this managed a large counselling and support service in a women’s health organisation. She has a wealth of experience in a range of sectors including, mental health (MH), alcohol and other drugs (AOD), education and women’s health. She holds post graduate qualifications in leadership and management, a master’s in health counselling and worked in a client-facing capacity as a counsellor for over five years in the AOD/MH environment. Melanie is a staunch advocate for social justice and ensuring the voices of the most vulnerable are heard and is passionate about developing services that are effective in meeting the needs of the people that require them. Melanie is originally from a small town called Rochdale in the Northwest of England – she relocated to Australia in 2014 and is now a proud Australian citizen living in Bassendean with her three boys, poodle cross Bean, and Maple the cat.
Megan Dawson
Megan DawsonBoard Member
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 Board Member
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.

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 or Legal expertise.