b'Our Board 2021/22 ANNUAL REPORTIndu BalachandranCO-CHAIRKatriina HeikkanenCO-CHAIR Nick ThomasDEPUTY CHAIRIndu has over 20 years of experienceKatriina is an Aboriginal woman ofNick has held executive positions in in innovation and leadership in theWorimi descent. She is the Indigenousboth the commercial and NFP sectors. CEO Message Indigenous, arts and communityand Social Policy Manager for the AFLHe spent much of his professional development sectors. Her workand serves on the Board of Tranbycareer driving the growth and is recognised by the UTS HumanNational Indigenous Adult Educationsuccess of a large international travel Rights Award for Reconciliation,and Training.organisation, based overseas for 20 and as Fellow of the Global AtlanticKatriina spent nine years workingyears. Fellowship for Social Equity. in government across IndigenousHe followed this with other projects in Indu has held executive positions inportfolios for employment, education,travel and tourism before becoming Yamandhu Marang Mudyi The impact of the personal development strategiesthe community and social enterprisearts and sports. She has a passion forCEO of an Aboriginal development (Are you well, friend)* our managers are passing on to their teams cannotsectors for over 10 years. She is currentlyuniting youth and communities throughorganisation in the Kimberley region be overestimated. Being able to make friends at workDirector of Strategic Support at thesports to create safe and inclusiveof Western Australia. Since retiring It is with delight that I share this record of the impacthas been cited as highly motivating by the majority ofAboriginal Housing Office in the NSWenvironments for future generations.from full-time employment in 2015, he that Community Resources has had in the 2022our employees across all our enterprises and sites.Government. Katriina holds a Diploma in Indigenoushas engaged in consultancy work and Financial Year. I would like to acknowledge and payDuring a visit to any of our sites the camaraderie andIndu brings a mix of commercialLeadership.currently serves as chair on two other my respects to the Elders of the 12 Aboriginal Nationsteam spirit is always evident.experience, social justice work, andNFP boards.we do business with and thank them for sharing their2022 saw us launch our new 3-year strategic plan,community engagement. She holds aKatriina joined the Board in May 2018. Nick brings business development and land with us so we can continue to do meaningfuldesigned to focus on these and other strengths soMaster of Economics (Social Science,management experience to Community work for people and planet.that we can continue to be sustainable over theby research), a Bachelor of BusinessResources, together with strong Since arriving at Community Resources, Ive beenlong term. (Honours), and is currently completingfinancial acumen and governance impressed by so many aspects of our work across ourAt Community Resources, we really do put peopleher Master of Social Change Leadership. skills. He holds a Bachelor of Science 31 sites and our 4 Social Enterprises and Communityfront and centre, and that sense of opportunity, theIndu is also an accredited practitioner(Honours), a Masters of Business Services.Every time I meet with our people its clearchance to learn new skills in a supportive learningwith Social Value International and aAdministration and is a graduate of to me that the individual contributions they make,environment and see a career path to strive towards,member of the Institute of Charteredthe Australian Institute of Company whether on staff or as a volunteer, are collectively andis bringing out the best in our staff. Accountants Australia & New Zealand. Directors.incrementally changing the planet and peoples livesIndu joined the Board in Nov 2019. Nick joined the Board in Dec 2021. for the better. I would also like to acknowledge theAlong with the benefits of regular, secure, Board, in particular our Co-Chairs Indu and Katriina,employment in a safe place, the impressive for their guidance and continued support.environmental outcomes our programs achieve Im pleased to report sound financial results forin terms of diverting waste and encouraging circularAnne SattlerDIRECTOR2021/22 where we closed in a stronger position thaneconomiesis also proving a strong incentive. weve been in for some time. And we did this whileWhen I look across the spectrum of our programs andAnne is an adviser in the National Indigenous Australians Agency, responsible employing more people, diverting more waste fromenterprises, our aspirations and commitments, I seefor coordination of the agencys Indigenous service delivery in eastern NSW. landfill, growing more food and delivering moregood people working hard to create a better futureShe was previously employed by Forster Local Aboriginal Land Council.community services than ever before. This resultfor all Australians. Community Resources began as anAnne brings a deep understanding and knowledge of Indigenous affairs, the is thanks to the ongoing hard work and concertedAboriginal organisation, and now more than ever, welabour market, government policy and a strategic approach to Community efforts of our dedicated people, our governmentaim to strengthen our commitment to our AboriginalResources. She holds a Diploma of Education (Primary Teaching) and an and philanthropic funders, our Council partners, ourand Torres Strait communities. Advanced Certificate in Community Management. Helping Hands clients and our everyday customersFinally, I would like to acknowledge the hard workAnne served on the Board for many years and re-joined in Nov 2010.who buy our food, shop at our reuse shops or returnand dedication of all those who have come beforeGaye TindallDIRECTORtheir mattress to us to recycle. Thank you for yourme over the last 35 years to build this beautiful belief and ongoing support. organisation. Im mindful that it is on their shouldersGaye is active in the Mid-Coast community as President of Green Point Community Association and SecretaryThese strong financial results also reflect the efficiencyI now stand. I feel privileged to continue to build onof the Great Lakes Rural Australians for Refugees. She has in-depth experience with community organisations, of our operations and the power of the principlesCRs success. Im proud to be working with you onhumanitarian groups and health services. guiding our management culture. We work hard tothis journey together.An award winning graphic designer, Gaye spent more than 40 years in advertising then became a medical administrator and offer inclusive employment to a diverse range ofmedical practice manager. A small business owner and operator, she brings an understandingpeople and to build trust in the communities we serve.Marc Higgins|CEO and proud Wiradjuri man of organisational structure and performance improvement. Shes driven to better connect diverse, innovative and socially inclusive communities. Gaye holds a Diploma of Graphic Design (Honours).*Are you well friend, in Wiradjuri language. Gaye joined the Board in Sep 2011. PAGE 9'