Our People

Pilbara for Purpose is led by a strong team of committed people who are passionate about the Pilbara, our sector and our communities.

All our Directors live and work in the Pilbara, and collectively have a wealth of knowledge, experience and relationships within our sector and across the Pilbara.

Our Board

The current Board of Management was elected at the P4P AGM on 20th November 2021.


Kupa Teao

Kupa Teao is the CEO of Yinhawangka Aboriginal Corporation. He is based in Paraburdoo.


Vicki Kershaw

Vicki Kershaw is the CEO of East Pilbara Independence Support. She is based in Newman.


Sylva Winkler

Sylvia Winkler is the CEO of the Nintirri Centre. She is based in Tom Price.


Vicki Tree Stephens

Vicki Tree Stephens is the CEO of the Youth Involvement Council. She is based in South Hedland.

General Board Members

Samara Clark


Samara Clark is the Area Manager Pilbara – Outreach and Centres for Headspace Pilbara

Sue Leonard


Sue Leonard is the CEO of Yaandina Community Services

Sandra Collard


Sandra Collard is the Pilbara Regional Disability Advocacy Officer for Kin Disability Advocacy Inc.

Dana Keong


Dana Keong works for the Robe River Kuruma Aboriginal Corporation

Andy Barrow

Port Hedland

Andy Barrow is an individual community member