About us

The Conservation Council ACT Region works to protect the environment of the Canberra region for future generations through advocacy, campaigning and community engagement.

We are a not for profit, non-government peak body that represents more than 40 member groups.

Established in 1981, the Conservation Council ACT Region is an incorporated association under the direction of an elected Board.

The Conservation Council ACT Region acknowledges the financial support of the ACT Government. 

Our Staff

Helen Oakey

Helen Oakey

Executive Director

Maya Suzuki

Maya Suzuki

Communications & Event Project Officer

Ruth Ragless

Ruth Ragless

Office Manager

Our Board

Rod Griffiths

Rod Griffiths

President

Peter Ottesen

Peter Ottesen

Vice President

Marcus Hassall

Marcus Hassall

Vice President

Sed Bustillo

Sed Bustillo

Treasurer

Helen Sims

Helen Sims

Secretary

Gordon McAllister

Gordon McAllister

Board Member

Glenys Patulny

Glenys Patulny

Board Member

Thena Kyprianou

Thena Kyprianou

Board Member

Ian Falconer

Ian Falconer

Board Member

Jenny Bounds

Jenny Bounds

Board Member

Christopher Dorman

Christopher Dorman

Board Member