Meet Our Committee & Staff

The TRLA Committee meets on the third Tuesday of each month (between February and November) to oversee and coordinate Landcare activities in the region. The TRLA Committee consists of up to 8 non-executive committee members elected annually at the AGM in October.

Contact Wayne Chaffey for further information or to become involved:

Committee Members

President – Wayne Chaffey

Vice President – George Macdonald

Secretary – Narelle Chaffey

Treasurer – Stephanie Cameron

Public Officer – Stephanie Cameron

Ordinary members – Maree Dodson, Lyn Allen, Jean Coady & Heather Ranclaud, Nicola Chirlian

Our Dedicated Staff

Executive Officer – Jacqui Gidley-Beard

Local Landcare Coordinator (Tamworth) – Ninna Douglas

Local Landcare Coordinator (Liverpool Plains and Gunnedah) - Susan Wilson

Nursery Manager – Paul Moxon

Nursery Supervisor – Julie Clancy

Bush Regeneration & Environmental Services Team – Peter

Our members often say that when you become part of Landcare, you’re not just joining a group, you’re becoming part of a family. The concept is so compatible with Australian culture it’s hard not to get involved! By becoming a TRLA member, you’ll be supporting our work, learning new skills, becoming part of the solution, and helping to make a difference for the future.


together we can make a difference

funding support

Did you know (TRLA) run an Annual Small Grants program for Landcare activities connected to the Tamworth region.

Volunteer Landcare and Grassroots Community groups can apply up to $2,500 for activities that meet an objective of TRLA’s strategic plan with eight successful projects being awarded funds from across the region.