Members and Friends are invited to LVI's Annual Forum and Annual General Meeting on 23rd April 2018 in Melbourne.
Our Guest Speakers will be Dr Rebecca Koss, on the topic “Leadership, inspiring and empowering community” and Sandii Lewis, 2017 Heather Mitchell Fellow.
Registration & Morning Tea from 10:15am. Meeting commences at 11:00am.
Our Guest Speaker will be Dr Rebecca Koss, on the topic “Leadership, inspiring and empowering community”. Dr Rebecca Koss has more than 17 years’ experience in environmental policy and environmental / conservation science. In September 2017, she joined the Office of the Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability as a Science Writer. As a marine scientist, Rebecca brings to the role an impressive amount of knowledge from within the water industry in Victoria. She is currently writing the State of the Yarra and its Parklands report. She is also a board member of the Central Coastal Board. Rebecca has a reputation for her knowledge across environmental stewardship; environmental policy and strategy analysis and implementation; stakeholder relations; and temperate marine ecological surveying. Rebecca has a PhD in Conservation and Environmental Management and is a 2017 Recipient of the Inaugural Joan Kirner Young and Emerging Leaders Program.
Sandii Lewis works with the five Landcare groups in the Eastern Mallee Landcare Consortium. The groups she supports cover an area of approximately 500,000 hectares. Sandii has undertaken training in Natural Sequence Farming after receiving the Victorian Farmers Federation / Landcare Victoria Inc. Heather Mitchell Memorial Fellowship Award in 2017.
The AGM agenda includes: President & Treasurer’s Reports + Announcement of Elections + Special Resolution