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Landcare Victoria Inc. (LVI)  is governed by a volunteer Committee Of Management which oversees and steers Landcare Victoria Inc. by setting strategic direction and providing governance.

The Committee of Management comprises the following members:

Jane Carney (Chair)  North East 
Beth Ripper OAM (Secretary) West Gippsland
Michael Walker (Treasurer) Port Phillip & Westernport
Leanne Jackman (Dep. Chair - Operations)        Wimmera
Paul Foreman (Dep. Chair - Partnerships) North Central
Alice Knight OAM Corangamite
Terry Hubbard OAM Goulburn Broken
Deborah Shea Glenelg Hopkins
Ian Arney  Mallee
Danny Pettingill Professional Landcarer
Kerri Robson Professional Landcarer

 

Landcare Victoria Inc. is managed by a small team comprising Andrew Maclean - CEO, Claire Hetzel - Landcare Development Coordinator, Amanda Grace - Office Coordinator and Elissa Kasch - Communications Specialist. 

In addition to administrative duties and carrying out the day-to-day operations of the organisation, the team is also responsible for:

  • Providing advice to the Committee of Management
  • Implementing the decisions of the Committee of Management


Landcare Victoria Inc. is a member of the national peak body for Landcare, the National Landcare Network (NLN), and is represented on the NLN Members Council.

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LVI News - September 2021
The LVI Newsletter for September is now available. Click into the news item for an update from the CEO, for information on support available to groups, to access policy and planning highlights relevant to Landcare and to read about what is happening at Landcare Victoria Inc.

LVI News - August 2021
The LVI Newsletter for August is now available. Click into the news item for an update from the CEO, for information on support available to groups, to access policy and planning highlights relevant to Landcare and to read about what is happening at Landcare Victoria Inc.