Marr Mooditj Training Management Committee
Kenneth Latham - Chairperson
Kenneth Latham has been a Committee member of Marr Mooditj Training since 2006 and is an Aboriginal man born in Middle Swan.
His mother is from Kojonup and his father comes from Yalgoo.
For the past 20 years, Kenneth has worked in the government and
non-government sectors in Perth and in Victoria.
Jean Boladeras - Treasurer
Ms Boladeras has been a Committee member of Marr Mooditj Training since 2002 and is a Ballardong woman from the York area.
She has six children and fourteen grandchildren. Jean has a Masters Degree in Indigenous Research, and a Double-Major Bachelor Degree.
She is currently a Doctoral Candidate at Curtin University.
Vanessa Davies – Secretary
(biography coming soon)
Lennett Sandy – Committee Member
Ms Sandy is a Noongar woman from the South West of WA. For the past ten years Lennett has been the Aboriginal Employment Coordinator for Australia Post Western Australia, and has over thirteen years combined experience working with with Australia Post.
She completed her Bachelor of Applied Science degree at Curtin University, and is committed to the community as demonstrated in her service as committee member for four committees including Marr Mooditj, Yorgum Aboriginal Family Counselling Service (a Founding Member), Moorditch Gurlongga Association (Committee Member) and Langford Aboriginal Association (Treasurer).
Lennett has been married for 33 years, has two children and five grandchildren.
Laurence Krakouer – Committee Member
Mr Krakouer is a Noongar man from the Ballardong, Kenang and Menang clan groups. He was born in Narrogin and spent most of his time within the Great Southern, Southwest and Metropolitan areas and has family connections throughout the state.
Laurence is currently employed by the South Metropolitan Area Health Service as an Aboriginal Health Coordinator for the Public Health Unit, and is a board member of the Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service as well as an active member of several local and state organisations.
Mr Krakouer's qualifications are in Education, specifically in Home and Community Care. For the past 14 years he has worked in a number of areas of Education, Health, Social and Emotional Well Being/ Mental Health, Justice, Housing, Employment Services and Corrective Services.
Laurence is passionate about social justice, equality and better access to services and outcomes for Aboriginal individuals and the Aboriginal Community.
Pat Dudgeon – Committee Member
Dr. Dudgeon is from Beniol Bardi and Gija people of the Kimberly.
She attended Perth to undertake studies in Psychology and afterwards joined the Centre for Aboriginal Studies at Curtin as a lecturer in 1987. Pat was appointed Head of the Centre for Aboriginal Studies in 1990 and has lead the Centre through significant growth and change.
Since then it has maintained national leadership as an important provider. Pat is still actively involved with the Aboriginal Community and is committed to social justice for Aboriginal people.
Pat has participated in numerous community services activities and was a member for the parole board of Western Australia for several years. She was also a Psychologist in the defence force. Currently Pat is an adjunct Professor with the School for Indigenous Studies at the University of Western Australia and works as a consultant.