The AGM was a time of honouring the outgoing Zonta Club of Perth Board and empowering the incoming Board!
L-R: Incoming President, Carole Theobald thanks outgoing President Donella Caspersz for her outstanding service.
Donella Caspersz and her marvellous team have led members through some memorable experiences in the last two years. We have been inspired by our award winners, awed by our speakers – who have done incredible things – and had lots of fun at some of the fundraising events through the year. You can read more about the year in our latest Annual Report
L-R: Guest speaker Rishelle Hume is thanked by Kate Ellson
The Guest Speaker at the AGM was the incredible Rishelle Hume AM. Rishelle is the Manager Aboriginal Employment Strategy at Chevron Australia. She is a proud Noongar Woman and has traditional ties to the Whadjuk, Ballardong and Gnaala Karla Boodja peoples. She has worked tirelessly with Aboriginal communities to create employment opportunities, promote leadership and preserve culture. She is co-chair of the WA Aboriginal Leadership Institute. Her achievements were recently recognised when she was inducted into the WA Womens Hall of Fame in March 2019.
L-R: Gabrielle Walker, Emma Stenhouse, Kate Ellson, Tanis Jackson, Ute Schierhorn, Val Gandossini, Carole Theobald and Judy Gorton (ZI Director)
At the AGM Judy Gorton. Zonta International Director, installed the new Board led by the 2019-20 President, Carole Theobald. The Board is looking to create a memorable year for members as we celebrate the centenary of Zonta International.