OVAHS Executive Board is comprised of local people belonging to the Miriuwung Gajerrong tribe:

  • Chairperson, Myrtle Ward
  • Vice Chairperson, Gailene Chulung
  • Director, Lola Taylor
  • Director, Elizabeth Gore
  • Director, Desmond ‘Des’ Hill
  • Director, Maxine Gore
  • Director, Evelyn Wilson
  • Director, Beverley Wally
  • Director, Jennifer Wilson

Myrtle Ward

Chairperson
Email: admin@ovahs.org.au

I was born on the Old Argyle Station which is now under Lake Argyle. I am a Miriuwung Gajerrong woman. I am a mother of four children and have 13 grandchildren,  I enjoyed a long career as a senior health worker with Community Health in Kununurra. My interests are gardening and fishing. I am a Collingwood supporter.

Gailene Chulung

Gailene

Vice Chairperson
Email: admin@ovahs.org.au

I am a mother of two children and have three grandchildren. I have been a member of the board for the past six years. I am currently a carer for my mother. I enjoy fishing and basketball, and I support the Dockers.

Lola Taylor

Director
Email: admin@ovahs.org.au

I was born at 4 Mile Wyndham, I have eight children and fourteen grandchildren. I am employed as a carer at Moongoong Dawang Sobering Up Centre in Kununurra. I am a supporter of  Port Power and my interests are fishing and travelling.

Elizabeth Gore

Director
Email: admin@ovahs.org.au

I was born at Moolabulla Halls Creek, I have five children, twenty two grandchildren and three great grandchildren. I worked for Waringarri planting trees a number of years ago, I was at the Moongoong Dawang Sobering Up Shelter for five years employed as a carer and was a teachers aid out at Jundranung Remote Community School at Glen Hill. I am a Brisbane Lions supporter. My interest is fishing and I enjoy looking after my grandchildren.

Desmond ‘Des’ Hill

Director
Email: admin@ovahs.org.au

I was born in Broome and have lived and worked in Kununurra since 1978. I  am the CEO  for the Waringarri Corporation and have held this position for the past seven years. I worked for the Kimberley Land Council in the early years of Mabo. I spent five years at the MG Corporation. I  have also worked as teacher. My hobbies include sport and fishing. “Best Barra Catcha In The Kimberley”

Maxine Gore

Director
Email: admin@ovahs.org.au

I was born in Wyndham, I am a mother of six children and have twenty eight grandchildren. I am employed by Save the Children as a Youth worker. My interests include reading and doing crosswords.  and I am a Dockers supporter.  

Evelyn Wilson

Director
Email: admin@ovahs.org.au

 

 

Beverley Walley

Director
Email: admin@ovahs.org.au

 

Jennifer Wilson

Director
Email: admin@ovahs.org.au