WA iSports Incorporated Members elect Committee Members to provide advice in areas of strategy, policy and operations. The WA iSports Committee and office is made up of experienced and committed people from a range of disciplines in and out of the disability and sports sectors.
Franco arrived from Scotland in 2011 and has worked in the construction materials testing industry for 29 years. He is WA Operations Leader for HiQA Geotechical who service building, civil and construction companies in the Northern Territory and Western Australia, he holds a BEng Hons in Civil Engineering and is a member of of the Institute of Civil Engineers both here in Australia and the UK. He has a background in sport where he played amateur soccer, as well as obtaining his black belt in Shotokan Karate.
He joined WA iSports on their historic trip to Penang in May 2018, Franco was the club's soccer coach last year, he also took on other roles within the club.
In addition to the above, Franco is the Youth Director at the Bunbury Rotary club and sits on the board. He is responsible for all the club's youth programs including, Youth Exchange, School Science projects and Handicamp to name a few. He has recently placed two of WA iSports members on Rotary sponsored youth programs and is hoping to make these programs accessible to all the community.
Allison has extensive experience in leadership and has been the Chair of a number of not-for-profit organisations in the South West. When she is not volunteering for WA iSports Allison is vocational education and training consultant, she is also an auditor who provides a contract service to the State Government.
Allison holds a Graduate Diploma of Management, Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety, Diploma of Quality Auditing, and Diploma of Training Development and Design. Allison started her career as a secondary school teacher, she undertook studies in educational support and has delivered Nationally Recognised qualifications in Disability.
In 2020 Allison stepped down from the role of Chair, she looks forward to supporting Franco as he takes on this challenging yet rewarding role.
Josef was a founding member of WA iSports and has been Athlete Representative on the Committee since the club commenced.
Josef spends most of his time working as a volunteer for iSports, when he is not volunteering for the club, he shares his passion for inclusion as a public speaker. Josef participates in a number of activities with iSports each week, he also assists in delivering a program to students from College Row School and is looking forward to working with the aged community this year.
Josef is a passionate advocate for people with disability, he liaises with State and Federal Ministers communicating issues of importance and was a co-researcher on the City of Bunbury’s MARCIA (Most Accessible Regional City in Australia) project.
Josef was recognised for his commitment to sports and community when he was named as a finalist in the Regional Achievement Awards, he was recipient of the WADSA Sports Star of the Year in 2017.
In his role on the Committee Josef passionately presents the perspective of the athlete.
Kim Woodrum’s American accent tells you something of her early life - but not of the passion and versatility of her business life. Arriving in Australia in 2009, Kim moved to Bunbury in 2010 where she is a results-driven business leader whose passion is assisting people to create and build their own small businesses.
She supports businesses to get up and running, to reinvent themselves when they need to switch focus and to grow into bigger businesses!
The strategies and advice Kim shares are based on first-hand experience in the business world, and an understanding of different business and customer needs. Kim’s exceptional record of success is a testament to her listening skills and her ability to help clients to clarify their goals, build good structures and processes, understand their financial needs and how to align goals, business practices and finances, without overwhelming her client. Staying calm and focused helps you to go a long way in business!
As a business leader and mentor, Kim’s talent for providing advice without judgment all come together to help her provide the best possible service to small businesses in the Bunbury region.
Current Serving Committee Members
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