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Executive Board

Executive Board

DAVID STOATE

DAVID STOATE

Chairman

I am from Anna Plains Station where I have lived for the past ten years with my wife and children. I have been involved in the formation of the Kimberley Pilbara Cattlemen’s Association in the role of Treasurer. In addition to attending to financial matters, I assisted in drafting the constitution and a number of other administrative responsibilities. I served a term on the Pastoral Lands Board and have also been involved in PGA committees. These experiences leave me well placed to continue the development of the Association.

Emma Salerno

Emma Salerno

Vice Chair

I am the Managing Partner of Salerno Law, a law firm with its head office in Kununurra and an office in Queensland. We represent pastoralists, farmers and rural clients all over Australia. I grew up on El Questro Station in the Kimberley. Myself and my brothers operate a pastoral business. With practical experience on the land, being a member of the cattle export industry and having a legal background, I am well placed to assist our industry to navigate an exciting but challenging time ahead. We have an abundance of opportunity within the northern regions of Australia and in particular, within the pastoral industry, if we are able to harness it. I am proud of the efforts of those who have laid the foundations for the KPCA and I am keen to assist in driving greater stakeholder value and establishing the KPCA as an innovative industry development body.

ANNABELLE COPPIN

ANNABELLE COPPIN

Owner & manager of Yarrie Station in the East Pilbara Western Australia, I am currently focused on station management to build a strong business model for a viable, profitable and dynamic future in Australia’s northern rangelands. Off the station, I am also an active member of the WA Beef Council, working to facilitate communication, establish partnerships, improve confidence, build resilience and improve sustainability. I also sit on the Live Export Research Committee and Chair the DeGrey Land Conservation District Committee in our catchment that aims to grow into an interactive and innovative producer group for the Pilbara. I am passionate about a bright dynamic profitable future for the WA pastoral industry.

Bryce Mooring

Bryce Mooring

I have had a lifelong association to the beef industry through involvement as a pastoralist on my family properties in Western New South Wales and Western Queensland and now service the industry as a veterinarian. I am co-owner of Broome Cattle Vets and my role and the role of our company is to provide veterinary services to beef enterprises in the Kimberley and Pilbara including and not limited to reproductive assessment and management and herd health with the constant goal of improving levels of production. Furthermore I work with exporters to prepare the beef product they have purchased to ensure it fits the criteria of importing countries. I am passionate about our Northern beef industry and am excited by the opportunities that exist for producers to develop their production and solidify market chains. The KPCA can help play an important role in these developments and my skill set would bring to the table an external and balanced view which has been formed through working with both the producer and the exporter and also being exposed to trade within our domestic market.

Haydn Sale

Haydn Sale

My wife Jane and I run Yougawalla Pastoral Company taking in Yougawalla, Bulka, Margaret River Stations and sublease arrangements with Indigenous leases Louisa Downs, Lamboo and Carranya Stations. We also own Mandora Station south of Broome. We have been in the Kimberley for 10 years and I am passionate about the beef industry here and growing its future. I believe that we need strong representation as an industry and have been delighted to see the exceptional growth of the KPCA in recent years. I strongly believe that industry needs a loud, clear and united voice on issues such as red tape and bureaucratic malaise impeding development opportunities in the region, research and development projects to further our productivity and development of infrastructure projects to support the growth of the industry. These and the myriad of other concerns and day to day issues producers face can be represented well through a strong KPCA and I would like to be able to contribute.

Emma White

Emma White

CEO

Emma was previously an Executive Director with the NT Department of the Chief Minister. Her experience includes nearly twenty years working across WA, the NT and Queensland in various policy development, community relations, stakeholder engagement and Indigenous capacity building roles. This has been primarily from working for government and industry and includes significant exposure to issues relating to Northern Australian Development. Emma has previously worked in both the Kimberley and Pilbara regions and has a comprehensive understanding of the stakeholders and the issues affecting the regions. Emma has a Bachelors degree and Masters degree in Economics from UWA.

John Davidson

John Davidson

Mr Davidson is a highly-regarded Renewable Energy Executive with more than 30 years’ experience leading major strategic business initiatives, business transformation and capital raising initiatives in a diverse range of industries, particularly the renewable energy and technology sectors. He was the founder and Managing Director of Energy Made Clean (EMC), a leading Perth-based renewable energy company providing Off-Grid power and utility-scale solutions, which was acquired by ASX-listed Carnegie Clean Energy in 2016. Mr Davidson established Generators & Off-Grid Energy, based in Broome to service remote and regional Northern Australia with a focus on energy transformation, microgrids, solar and generators. John also sits on the Executive Committee of the Broome Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He continues to be a supporter of the KPCA.

Pip Short

Pip Short

Pilbara Manager

Prior to joining KPCA, Pip was the Pilbara Coordinator with Greening Australia for nearly three and a half years which saw her managing environmental projects on pastoral leases and working with Aboriginal Ranger teams to achieve training and conservation outcomes, in particular with the Yandeyarra Ranger group. Whilst working with Greening Australia, she was awarded the inaugural Young Leader of the Year award in 2015. Prior to this, Pip was the Coordinator for Care for Hedland, a local environmental group, where she managed the local turtle monitoring program, coordinated a Garden Club, waste and sustainability initiatives and facilitated land care trips with volunteers out to Yarrie and De Grey Stations. Pip is originally from Sydney and has lived in Port Hedland since 2012. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Sydney.