Board Members

Pilbara for Purpose is governed by a Board of Directors, comprised of P4P members, who are elected at the Annual General Meeting.

P4P currently has a group of committed and experienced Directors on the P4P Board who are passionate about the Pilbara and our sector. This Board will guide our organisation as we strive to become a peak body that is trusted and respected, promotes innovation and collaboration and represents the vibrancy and resilience of the For Purpose sector in the Pilbara.

Chairperson – James Jarvis

James Jarvis is CEO of the Nintirri Centre based in Tom Price. James has over 20 years work experience in the community development and social services sector in Western Australia and the Northern Territory, as well as being a prominent volunteer with the Local Government Manager’s Association and a Director on the Board of Country Arts WA.  James’ core skills lie in strategic stakeholder engagement and strategic planning, while his leadership skills and his ability to inspire the people he works with, will result in an organisation that is connected to the community and capable of delivering quality services.  His experience in both front line and managerial roles, as well as a strong focus on creating positive change, will ensure a shared vision and shared action between member organisations.

Treasurer – Paul Jagger

Paul Jagger is CEO of  the Business Centre Pilbara based in Karratha. Known for being results-driven, Paul’s enthusiasm and passion to make a positive difference in people’s lives is what makes him an asset to Pilbara for Purpose.  He is an accomplished business development manager with almost thirty years management experience from both the commercial and non-profit sectors.  His background includes a successful military career, being a trainer and having held several middle and senior management roles where he has developed his expertise in business development and change management.  Paul is an active member in both the business and wider community and has been a member and past president of Lions and Rotary.

Vice-Chairperson – Courtney Wellington

Courtney Wellington is the Regional Coordinator of the Country WA PHN based in Karratha.

Board Members:

Chantelle King – CEO of the Onslow Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Miranda Woodhouse – Manager of the Karingal Neighbourhood Centre in Paraburdoo

Deb Stockton – CEO of the East Pilbara Independence Support in Newman

Vicki Tree Stephens – CEO of the Youth Involvement Council in South Hedland

Sarah Wright – Pilbara Manager, WACOSS based in Karratha


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