Ron was elected President of the RCCIWA in November of 2011. He lives in Kalgoorlie-Boulder and was President of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder CCI from 2008 to 2010. Ron has been the principal at his Accounting Practice since 1993. Along with this role he holds a number of board positions in business's located in Australia, New Zealand, China and Taiwan.
His current community roles include:
- President of the Regional Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Western Australia
- Deputy Chair Goldfields Esperance Development Commission
- Chair Goldfields Esperance Workforce Development Alliance
- Deputy Chair of Kalgoorlie Boulder Chamber of Commerce and Industry
David manages the Ardross Group, a privately owned, property and land development group, with a significant land bank. Key master planned projects are currently located in regional Western Australia. David has been with the group since 1989.
David is also the chair of Access Housing Australia, a provider of affordable housing for West Australians, on low to moderate incomes and a Board Member of the Wheatbelt Development Commission.
David is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a Fellow of Leadership Western Australia (2005). He attained a graduate degree in Commerce at the University of Western Australia and a post graduate diploma in Business at Curtin University. In 2009 David completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in Boston.
David is actively engaged on a pro-bono basis in other Community and not-for-profit organisations, including Jurien Bay Chamber of Commerce (Secretary/Treasurer), Indian Ocean Festival Inc. (Hon. Secretary) and Turquoise Coast Chambers Alliance (Chair).
Caroline Robinson is the Executive Officer of the Wheatbelt Business Network and resides on her husband’s farm east of Narembeen. The WBN supports and connects all businesses across the Wheatbelt.
Caroline operates her own consultancy business and has skills in governance, community, economic and business development. Professional affiliations include the Australian Institute of Company Directors and RIRDC Alumni.
Executive Committee Member
Hugh retired as CEO of the Kalgoorlie-Boulder CCI in 2017, after 27 distinguished years in the role. He is a founding member of the RCCI WA Executive and continues to play an active role in the organisation. He lives in Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
He is a true champion of the regional Chamber of Commerce movement and is highly regarded for his knowledge, experience and willingness to help.
Like the majority of the Executive he holds numerous community positions particularly in sport, and has many goldfields and state-wide awards and recognitions to his name.
Executive Committee Member
Andrew is the General Manager of the Peel Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc. and has been with the Peel Chamber since 2013. Since 1960, Peel CCI has been the peak industry body for business advocacy within the Peel Region, covering the local government areas of Serpentine Jarrahdale, Boddington, Waroona, Murray and Mandurah.
Andrew originally joined the Chamber coming from State Government to manage and administer the Chamber’s Flagship Business Education and Training project, through which he benefited from the many professional development opportunities provided including completing the Murdoch University Executive Education Management Masterclass, and joining the Murdoch Executive Education Alumni. Andrew also manages many subcommittees within the Chamber.
Kitty was appointed to the role of CEO is February 2012 and lives in Perth.
Kitty has previously held the positions of Presidents of both the RCCIWA (2005 – 2010) and the Kalgoorlie-Boulder CCI (2003-2005) and has owned two small businesses in Kalgoorlie-Boulder. Kitty’s involvement with a regional Chamber of Commerce began in 1991.
Kitty currently chairs the board of the Small Business Development Corporation, is a member the General Council of CCIWA and is a non-executive director of Keystart Home loans.