Dawn has been the CEO of Yorganop Association Incorporated since 1997, and has over 30 years’ experience in community sector dedicated to improving the support to vulnerable children, youth, families and communities.

Dawn has worked in government and educational institutions in the areas of research, policy, teaching, and generalist positions since commencing my working life in the early 1970’s.

Dawn was elected to the Karlkarniny Regional Council (ATSOC). Served on SNAICC as a Board Member for over 20 years with a term as National Chairperson. Current life member of SNAICC. Current Chair of Nyoongar Outreach Service, West Coast Language Development Centre and was inaugural Convenor of Noongar Child Protection Council.