Director of Regional Development Australia Mid North Coast and CEO
Economic and Community Development practitioner Kerry Grace (Bachelor Business) has been the CEO of RDAMNC since August 2016. Kerry brings a range of skills to RDAMNC incorporating her experiences in the vocational education, advertising and media and human services industries. Kerry worked with all levels of government as well as not for profit organisations and Aboriginal corporations via her consultancy Evolve Group Network between 2003-2016 in this time forming a strong understanding of the issues faced by people in the region.
As a sixth generation Mid North Coast resident Kerry is a passionate advocate for the people of the region. She is a mum of school aged children and resident of the Nambucca Valley.
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Chief Operations Officer
Dianne Wall has recently taken on the position of Chief Operations Officer within RDAMNC.
Previous to this role Dianne worked as the Corporate and Finance Manager at The Community Transport Company.
After growing up in Macksville she moved away and spent several years working in Sydney which included time spent at KPMG working as a tax training consultant.
Returning from Sydney to the Nambucca Valley in 2008 to start a family.
Dianne became actively involved in the Macksville Marlins Swimming Club where she became a committee member and eventually president of the club.
Dianne holds a Bachelor of Business, majoring in Human Resource Management from Southern Cross University.
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Media and Innovation Manager
Innovation specialist Russell Pell has worked for RDAMNC since 2017.
Russell has qualifications in Communications (Bachelors), user design and customer research.
His experience extends from the media industry to technology and user experience (UX).
Before working at RDAMNC (2017) Russell was a self-employed consultant in user design and digital project management. He brings a wealth of knowledge from these industries to the RDAMNC Innovation agenda.
Russell is currently leading the development of RDAMNC’s Future Workforce Platform as well as several key projects and media.
A returner to the Mid North Coast, Russell is passionate about the future of the region.
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