The North East Catchment Management Authority (CMA) Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Katie Warner as their new Chief Executive Officer, commencing on Thursday 5 July.
Ms Warner has extensive experience in departmental business development, policy and strategic planning. She is currently the Business Development Manager at the Goulburn Broken CMA, where she also holds the role of Deputy CEO. Since joining the Goulburn Broken CMA in 2010, Katie has overseen the development of the Goulburn Broken Regional Catchment Strategy as well as securing major funding for projects such as the National Landcare Program Phase 2.
“Katie’s leadership capacity, along with her broad experience, positions her well to lead the North East CMA,” said Ms Mulcahy, Chairman of the North East CMA Board.
“We have a refreshed Board, with four new Directors and the retention of five continuing Board members, along with a team of staff who have a wealth of experience in natural resource management and we are looking forward to welcoming Katie when she joins us next month.
“We undertook a thorough recruitment process led by Jo Fisher Executive and are confident this has resulted in a quality appointment to this important role,” Ms Mulcahy said.
Katie has a family connection to North East Victoria and has lived in Beechworth since 2008 with her husband, Stuart, and two sons. Katie is involved in the family farming business which includes beef cattle, sheep and wine grapes. She maintains a strong interest in her local community, and currently serves as President of the Beechworth Health Service Board.