Debbie has been a long time serving member of the DAC Board and staff member over many years, born in Port Hedland, and raised in Djarindjin/Lombadina, she has been part of the fabric of this community and this organisation. Debbie has had many varied careers over her life and is currently serving as the Manager of the Dampier Peninsula Safehouse for women and children, run by Djarindjin Aboriginal Corporation.
Vincent McKenzie is a local man who is a cultural leader in his own right. Vincent has served the DAC Board for a number of years now. He has only just recently graduated as a teacher through Notre Dame University in Broome, Vincent is very strong with his culture and is an excellent role model for the community young and old.
Philomena is a strong cultural woman from the community, working at the local school as a Senior Teachers Assistant. Philomena comes from Broome and is married to one of the famous tour guides of the region Bundy Chaquebor.
Belinda Sampi comes from Fitsroy Crossing, married to a local Bardi man. She has been a Director of Djarindjin a couple of times. She has also been a staff member of Djarindjin in different capacities. Most recently as the Community Resource Centre Coordinator. She has been part of many positive changes within Djarindjin Aboriginal Corporation.
Ronald is a newly elected Board Member for DAC. A local man who supervises the CDP workers in community. He is a cultural leader in community and works hard for his people. We welcome Ronald to the DAC Board.
Brian Lee is an iconic character in the Dampier Peninsula, the “poster boy” of WA Tourism, he has a very wicked sense of humour and runs his own Tourism Business called Brian Lee’s Tagalong Tours.
Brian Lee was born in Broome and raised in Derby, his descendants come from this country.
Brian Lee is the Chairman of the Djarindjin Aboriginal Corporation and has served this organisation in some capacity for about 25 years. His vision is to build a better future for his people the Bardi Jawi people and to bring about sustainable employment and capacity to deliver programs and services to the community of Djarindjin and the wider Dampier Peninsula.
One of the things people need to know is that “Brian Lee is Almost famous” Get his signature quick, it will be costly in the future!