Meet the Katanning Landcare team!

Andrea Salmond

District Landcare Officer

Andrea brings a unique set of skills to the Landcare team with her BA (Spec.) Leisure and Recreation, Cert III in Project Management and experience in IT and marketing. She has used these skills to initiate a number of new projects including the very successful Katanning EcoWeek, the development of the Katanning Landcare Business Plan, […]

Ella Maesepp

Landcare Program Manager

Ella Maesepp (BSc (Hons) Env Sc) has been working as a Landcare Officer in the Upper Blackwood since 2003, currently as the Landcare Program Manager with Katanning LCDC. Over these 12 years she has brought $2.7 million in grant money to the district, and since starting with Katanning Landcare in 2006, has been involved in […]

Jill Richardson

Landcare Centre Manager

Jill Richardson is a name synonymous with Landcare in Western Australia, as she has dedicated a quarter of a century to promoting the Landcare ethic and leading by example. Thanks to Jill, Landcare in Katanning, the South West Region and WA is stronger and more connected. Jill is one of the driving forces behind the […]

The Committee

Gazetted Members

Katanning Landcare is managed by a volunteer committee of 17 Gazetted Members of the Katanning Land Conservation District Committee. These dedicated volunteers bring experience from a range of backgrounds, from financial and administrative services, to government, and farming and environmental backgrounds. The varied skills mean that our committee is involved, and in touch with a […]

Scott Newbey


Scott Newbey is our most recent and one of the youngest Chairmen of the Katanning Land Conservation District Committee (LCDC), and an invaluable champion of Landcare and healthy farm management.

Doug Cherry


Doug Cherry is our Vice Chairman

Adrian Richardson


Adrian Richardson is our inaugural and only Treasurer, holding the position since we formed in 1990.

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